Michelle Wie and Se Ri Pak were the co-leaders Saturday midway through the third round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the
Wie and Pak, an LPGA Hall of Famer, were tied at nine under par amid postcard-perfect conditions at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage.
Neither golfer has won the Kraft Nabisco Championship, but the 36-year-old Pak has won five other LPGA majors.
Lexi Thompson was one shot back at eight under after missing several short putts to make birdies. The 19-year-old shot 64 on Friday to be the co-leader with Pak after two rounds.
Amy Yang of South Korea surged into contention with four birdies Saturday to reach seven under, two shots behind the leaders.