Kerr cards 64 to open 5-shot lead at Kia

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CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) Cristie Kerr shot an 8-under 64 on Friday in the Kia Classic to take a five-stroke lead into the weekend.

The 40-year-old Kerr had eight birdies in her second straight bogey-free round to reach 13-under 131 at rain-softened Aviara.

"I like winning. I like challenging myself," Kerr said. "Definitely doesn't get any easier as you get older with the travel and recovery time. I got up this morning and I'm like, `Man, why does my hamstring hurt?' From working around this hilly golf course. The golf ball doesn't know an age. I've always said that. As long as I stay hungry, going to just keep playing."


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