Filipina golfer Dottie Ardina takes two-stroke lead in Symetra Classic in North Carolina
Dottie Ardina has nines of 34-35 at River Run Country Club.

FILIPINA golfer Dottie Ardina got off to a strong start in the Symetra Classic, firing a three-under 69 on Thursday in North Carolina (Friday, Manila time).

Ardina hit four birdies against a bogey at River Run Country Club for a two-stroke lead over Stacy Bregman of South Africa, Korea’s Min-G Kim and Regina Plasencia of Spain.

Clariss Guce of the Philippines fired a 75 for a share of 49th spot.

Mia Piccio shot an 80.

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