Lydia Ko on track for second LPGA win of the year

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Lydia Ko remains in striking range of victory heading into the final round of the LPGA's latest event in Thailand.

KAPOLEI, HAWAII - APRIL 15: Lydia Ko of New Zealand plays a tee shot on the 16th hole during the second round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship at Kapolei Golf Club on April 15, 2021 in Kapolei, Hawaii. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ko moved to tied-fourth through three rounds, alongside Mexico's Gaby Lopez, and is just two shots behind leader Patty Tavatanakit.

The Kiwi was consistent once again, firing another five-under round to go to 16-under overall.

The Kiwi has earnt five top-10 finishes from her seven tournaments, including a drought-ending win at the LOTTE Championship last month.

Her other two results were a tie for 26th at the Kia Classic in March and her only cut missed so far this season at the LA Open last month.