Yin leads KEB Hana Bank Championship by 2 after 2nd round

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Published 3:54 a.m. ET Oct. 13, 2017 | Updated 4:32 a.m. ET Oct. 13, 2017

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Angel Yin shot a 7-under 65 and took a two-stroke lead after the second round of the KEB Hana Bank Championship on Friday.

Yin had an eagle on the par-5 fifth hole and six birdies, offset by a lone bogey on No. 17, to finish at 11-under 133, two shots ahead of overnight leader Sung Hyun Park (69).

Park, who won the U.S. Women’s Open for her first major and was ranked No. 2 in the world, was tied with fellow South Koreans In Gee Chun (65) and Jin Young Ko (67).

On the fifth, Yin struck a 6 iron to 12 feet and coolly sank the eagle putt.

“That got everything started,” Yin said. “I made a few pars in the beginning, but that eagle just fired everything up.”

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