ROGERS, Ark. — Michelle Wie shot her second straight 5-under 66 to take a two-shot lead in the suspended second round of the NW Arkansas Championship.
Coming off a victory Sunday in the U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst, Wie had six birdies and a bogey in her morning round at Pinnacle Country Club.
So Yeon Ryu, paired with Wie, was second after her second straight 67.
All 72 players in the afternoon session were unable to finish because of thunderstorms.
Suzann Pettersen, Chella Choi and Line Vedel were three strokes back, and top-ranked and local favorite Stacy Lewis was four shots behind at 6 under.
Pettersen had a 67, Choi shot 65, and Vedel had five holes left.
Lewis birdied four of her first eight holes and finished with a 12-foot birdie putt on No. 9 for a 67.
First-round leader Alena Sharp was 4 under overall after 15 holes.
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Larrazabal, the 2011 winner at Munich Eichenried, had a 17-under 199 total at Gut Larchenhof.
Sweden’s Henrik Stenson (66) and Robert Karlsson (68) were tied for second with Spain’s Carlos Del Moral (66) and Rafa Cabrera-Bello (70), Australia’s Richard Green (62), Italy’s Francesco Molinari (65), Denmark’s Thomas Bjorn (66) and Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo (70).