"I feel like back in the day I was really used to the wind here because I played in it every week", Wie said about one of her home courses growing up. I just felt like that every single putt and kind of got a little bit down. "I missed a couple putts, which you could argue that mentally I wasn't there because of a couple mishits, but I think to recover from that and kind of put it in the past and then go out and make some more birdies". Martin, the 2014 Women's British Open, had a 67.
Sharp is part of a six-way tie at 69, with third-ranked Inbee Park, qualifier Julieta Granada, Mo Martin, Lizette Salas - who lost a playoff here in 2013 - and 2018 Kia Classic victor Eun-Hee Ji.
Pernilla Lindberg and Inbee Park were back together again on the leaderboard at 6 under, two weeks after Lindberg beat Park on the eighth extra hole in the major ANA Inspiration. Park has already won a tournament, the Bank of Hope Founders Cup in March, and with great finishes, she is ranked first in the Race to CME Globe points standing.
Maude-Aimee Leblanc of Sherbrooke, Que., tied for 50th at 5 over.
Ji Eun-hee was the second-best finisher among Korean golfers at the Lotte Championships, finishing tied for 11th at 3 under par along with KLPGA Tour golfer Kim Ji-hyun who played under invitation.
The 2017 LOTTE Championship victor, Cristie Kerr, fell off a bit during Day 2 with a +3.
The $2 million LPGA Tour event ends Saturday.