Top-ranked Yani Tseng shot a 2-under 70 on Friday to take a one-stroke over five players after the second round of the LPGA Founders Cup.
A day after playing a seven-hole stretch on the back nine in 7 under, the Taiwanese star opened with nine pars on the same nine. She had three birdies and a bogey on her final nine to reach 9-under 135 on another perfect 80-degree day at Wildfire Golf Club.
Second-ranked Na Yeon Choi was second, along with fellow South Korean players I.K. Kim and Meena Lee and Japan's Ai Miyazato and Mika Miyazato.
CHAMPIONS: Bernhard Langer birdied the final hole for a 6-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead with Bobby Clampett and Olin Browne in the Toshiba Classic in Newport Beach, Calif.
Loren Roberts, Tom Kite, Steve Pate, Bill Glasson and David Eger were a stroke back. Fred Couples, the 2010 winner, had a 67.
PGA EUROPEAN: Eduardo De La Riva, a Spaniard ranked 610th in the world, shot a 3-under 69 for a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Andalucia Open in Marbella, Spain.
WOODS TO RETURN: Tiger Woods returned to practice Friday and declared himself ready to play next week.
Woods said on his website that his left Achilles tendon felt good and that he would play in the two-day Tavistock Cup exhibition that starts Monday, and then the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.