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Catriona Matthew leads LPGA's Airbus Classic
Catriona Matthew, 44, leads Airbus Classic, 1 stroke ahead of 18-year-old Charley Hull
Associated Press
2014-05-24 09:01 AM

MOBILE, Alabama (AP) -- Catriona Matthew remained atop the Airbus LPGA Classic leaderboard Friday, birdieing four of the last seven holes to take a one-stroke advantage over Charley Hull into the weekend.

The 44-year-old Matthew had a 5-under 67 to reach 13-under 131 on the Crossings Course. The 18-year-old Hull also shot 67.

Matthew, who had six birdies and a bogey, won the last of her four LPGA Tour titles in 2011.

Hull had five birdies in a seven-hole stretch before closing with her lone bogey of the week.

Anna Nordqvist, Jessica Korda and Hee Young Park were 10 under.

Nordqvist, the winner this year in Thailand and Carlsbad, had a 66. Korda, the Bahamas champion, shot 67, and Park had a 66.

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