Rain came at a perfect time for Jiyai Shin early Friday afternoon. Facing a tough 20-yard chip shot on the fourth hole (her 13th of the day), the two-hour weather delay let her calm her worries over the difficulty of the shot and spend some time on the practice range chipping away.
The short-range result: She holed the shot for birdie, one of nine in her bogey-free round in the Kingsmill Championship.
The long-range result: Her 62 is a tournament record and thrust her into a three-stroke lead when play was stopped because of darkness at 7:26 p.m.
Still on the course when play was stopped because of darkness was Dewi Claire Schreefel, who was 7-under through 16 holes. She...