Wie drops out as Pettersen sets gait during breezy Turnberry

TURNBERRY, Scotland Norway’s Suzann Pettersen surged dual strokes transparent of a margin while universe series 17 Michelle Wie of a U.S. pulled out with a bruise ankle in a Women’s British Open second turn on Friday.

Pettersen, ranked sixth in a world, overcame a clever zephyr during a Turnberry links to fire a three-under-par 69 for a seven-under total of 137.

“They were unequivocally tough conditions, a round is going nowhere,” a 34-year-old told reporters. “Par is a unequivocally good measure today.

“I felt we was in 100 percent control of a ball, a flight, a spin, all we need to do in conditions like this,” pronounced Pettersen who is chasing a third vital championship of her career.

World series dual Lydia Ko of New Zealand carded a 73 to share second place on 139 with South Korean span Ryu So-yeon (72) and Ko Jin-young (71) and Taiwan’s Teresa Lu (71).

“It was unequivocally difficult,” pronounced 18-year-old Kiwi Ko. “The wind… was really a totally opposite instruction to what it was yesterday so a march was kind of like personification a new course.”

South Korea’s universe series one Park In-bee was 5 strokes off a gait after returning a 73.

Defending champion Mo Martin and associate Americans Paula Creamer, Juli Inkster and Morgan Pressel missed a cut, as did 51-year-old Briton Laura Davies and Australia’s Karrie Webb.

(Writing by Tony Jimenez, modifying by Ken Ferris)

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