Mi Jung Hur birdies 18th to take LPGA Tour lead in China

Mi Jung Hur birdied the par-5 18th hole for a 6-under 67 and a one-stroke lead over Brooke Henderson on Saturday in the Reignwood LPGA Classic.

Hur was 5 under on the back nine at Reignwood Pine Valley to take a 20-under 199 total into the final round of the Asian Swing opener. The 26-year-old South Korean player had a bogey-free round after shooting a tournament-record 63 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead with Henderson.

"On the back nine, just everything works really well," said Hur, a two-time winner on the LPGA Tour. "Front nine, I think it's all about the putter. Didn't work on the front nine, but works on the back nine."