Pettersen makes charge in Portland, shares lead

Suzann Pettersen shared the lead through three rounds at the Portland Classic.

Suzann Pettersen made a charge Saturday at the Portland Classic, shooting 5-under a 67 for the second straight day and seizing a share of the lead.

Pettersen enters the final round of the tournament, which is held at Columbia Edgewater Country Club, at 11 under, along with Mi Jung Hur and Carlota Ciganda.

Pettersen fired four birdies on the day and an eagle on the par-5 fifth hole. She's looking for her first LPGA Tour win of the year.

So Yeon Ryu, Xi Yu Lin and I.K. Kim are tied for fourth, onle one shot back at 10 under. There are 13 golfers within three shots of the lead with one round to play.

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