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Feng leads by 1 shot

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – Whether she realized it or not, Shanshan Feng finished the third round of the LPGA Volvik Championship in first place.

Feng, who insists she tries to ignore leaderboards at this stage of a tournament, shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Lizette Salas. Feng’s bogey-free round left her at 15 under for the tournament as she pursues her seventh career victory.

“I have a habit that I don’t look at the leaderboards until Sunday night, so I actually don’t really know where I’m at and I don’t really know what the others are doing,’’ the Chinese star said. “But I’m feeling good about my condition right now and what I’ve done the first three days, so looking forward to the final day.’’

Feng birdied the last two holes Saturday on the 6,734-yard course at Travis Pointe Country Club. She took over sole possession of the lead when Salas bogeyed No. 18 moments later.

“Finishing like that really just gets under my skin,’’ said Salas, who birdied Nos. 13, 14 and 15. “I think that is going to be an extra push for tomorrow, too. I had a two-shot lead and now I’m one back.’’

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