Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Lydia Ko carded a 5-under 67 on Saturday and moved one stroke clear of the field after 54 holes of the JTBC Founders Cup.
Ko ended three rounds at 16-under-par 200. She will go for her third LPGA Tour title on Sunday.
First- and second-round leader Mirim Lee managed a 2-under 70 and she fell into a tie for second at minus-15. She was joined there by Jessica Korda, who birdied the last two holes for a 6-under 66.
Sun Young Yoo dropped a shot on 18 en route to a 4-under 68. She is alone in fourth at 14-under 202.
Azahara Munoz fired an 8-under 64 to move to 13-under 203. She stands alongside Michelle Wie (67), Amy Yang (67), So Yeon Ryu (68) and Chella Choi (68) at Wildfire Golf Club.
Defending champion Stacy Lewis shot 67 and is tied for 10th at minus-12, while Cristie Kerr jumped from the cut line into a tie for 13th as she fired a 9- under 63 to jump to minus-11.
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