Trio Share Halftime Lead at Pure Silk Championship

Jacqui Concolino
Jacqui Concolino reacts after finishing her round on the ninth hole during the second round of the Pure Silk Championship on the River Course at Kingsmill Resort on May 24, 2019 in Williamsburg, VA. Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images

Bronte Law, Jacqui Concolino and Jennifer Song will enter the weekend at Kingsmill Resort with a share of the lead at the Pure Silk Championship.

Law signed for a 3-under 68 card, comprised of three bogeys offset by six birdies, including three-straight on Nos. 15, 16, and 17 to reach 9-under par.

“It was a battle. Seemed to feel like every time I would make a birdie and try and build on it I would have an unforced error couple holes later and make bogey and be back to where I started,” said Law, who also held a share of the first-round lead.

Song, also a day-one co-leader, matched Law’s 68 with a card showing 11 pars, five birdies and two bogeys.

“Overall, very happy with my round,” Song said. “I managed to make great scrambles here and there and just made a couple birdies coming in. Very happy about my round.”

Concolino finished her second day in Virginia with five birdies and a bogey en route to a 67 to join her playing partner Song atop the leaderboard.

“Jennifer and I are good friends. We were just talking about it in the tent. We fed off each other,” Concolino said.

“She made a birdie, I made a birdie. She was making birdies on top of me.”

The three co-leaders are all aiming for their maiden LPGA Tour victory.

Carlota Ciganda (65) and Madelene Sagstrom (66) were T4 at 8-under par.

Nelly Korda (66), Nasa Hataoka (67) and Ashleigh Buhai (67) were one further back at 7 under.

Five players rounded out the top 10 at 5-under par, including overnight co-leader Anna Nordqvist (72), Brittany Lincicome (69), Sung Hyun Park (66), Brooke Henderson (71), and Jessica Korda (68).

Defending champion Ariya Jutanugarn, and world No. 1 Jin Young Ko each carded a 68, and were six shots back at 3-under par.

Pure Silk Championship

Leaderboard: Top 5

1. Bronte Law -9 (-3)
1. Jacqui Concolino -9 (-4)
1. Jennifer Song -9 (-3)
4. Carlota Ciganda -8 (-6)
4. Madelene Sagstrom -8 (-5)


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