Dubai Ladies Masters, Pink Friday Led By Felicity Johnson.

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Felicity Johnson led Pink Friday, at the Dubai Ladies Masters, where  everyone wore Pink to help raise awareness of breast cancer and support the Al Jalila Foundation and Brest Friends,

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Felicity shot one under the course record, a bogey free -8 under 64 to lead the Dubai Ladies Masters at Emirates Golf Club, to post -7 at the top of the leaderboard, with one round to go.

Felicity, from England required only 24 putts for the round;

“It was a great day for golf this morning. I hit a lot of really close iron shots. I holed out really well with my putts in but I had probably seven birdie putts within four feet, so that always makes the game a little bit easier.”

“All the ones I hit close, I converted, so 24 putts. Hitting a lot of good iron shots, you’re going to have a good score.”

“I’ll be in a good position for tomorrow. Obviously today, it’s only a three-round event, so you try to put yourself in a good position heading into the final day. I think I did that pretty well.”

1st round leader Florentyna Parker, also from England settled for an even par 72 second round, but is in touch with the leader at -5 under for the competition.

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Florentyna is missing a win and thinks this could be her chance;

“It was really windy out there, but I managed to keep it going. I birdied the 17th, which, I think, was very important to make sure I get into the last group.”

“I’ve got nothing to lose. I’ve had a great season and the only thing that’s missing is me winning.”

“So that’s what I’ve got to go for.”

Third place is shared between Emily Kristine Pedersen, from Denmark and the still in fine form the winning teenager from IndiaAditi Ashok, both at -4 under for the tournament.

Lexi Thompson wins Dubai Ladies Masters

Lexi Thompson of USA won the Dubai Ladies Masters by four strokes over Lee-Anne Pace from South Africa. With this win Lexi becomes the youngest ever on the Ladies European Tour.

Michelle Wei dropped out of contention with two bogies and a double bogie on her card.

Lexi Thompson Wins the Dubai Ladies Masters
David Cannon/Getty ImagesDUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 17:  Alexis Thompson of the USA celebrates after birdieing the par 5, 18th hole to secure her four shot victory during the fourth round of the 2011 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters on the Majilis Course at the Emirates Golf Club on December 17, 2011 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Lexi Thompson@ Dubai Ladies Masters

Lexi Thompson, the teenager from the USA shot a second round -6 par 66 to lead the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters by two shots. In interview she said,

“I just made a few more putts today. I hit it a little bit closer,” she said. “I practiced after yesterday’s round and it worked today. And I hit a few shots from tap-in range, so that helped out a lot, too. I get to hit a lot of drivers. You just have to place it out in the fairway here and go for your second shot.  This is such a great tournament and I mean it would be an honour to win this, so I’m just going to take it easy and play one shot at a time.”

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Dubai Ladies Masters

Sixteen year old American Lexi Thompson has taken the lead at the Dubai Ladies Masters, shooting a bogey free six under 66. She  chased down clubhouse leader Sophie Gustafson and is now two shots ahead. Lexi has her dad on the bag and is very comfortable with the arrangement.

“It’s great to have my dad on the bag. He knows my game the best. He’s been pretty much caddying for me my whole life, so for now it’s the best thing for me.”

“I was just thinking stay steady and play consistent – take it one shot at a time. I just made a few more putts today, and I hit it a little bit closer.

Michelle Wie is the highest ranked player in the field and has recovered from a slow start to shoot a bogey free 67 and move into contention. Michelle was fairly happy with her position and is concentrating on going low tomorrow.

“A little frustrated after the last two holes, but I kept steady out there today. I made a couple more putts, and I have two more days to try and shoot some more low scores. I’m still in contention, and gotta shoot another low round tomorrow.”