Englishwoman Mel Reid performed a virtually flawless opening spherical in chilly circumstances on the U.S. Girls’s Open on Thursday to take a one stroke clubhouse lead as she seems to assert her maiden main title.
Reid combined 5 birdies with a bogey to card a four-under par 67, one stroke forward of America’s Angel Yin at San Francisco’s foggy and troublesome Olympic Membership, the place many within the subject had been struggling to interrupt par.
Seven gamers had been tied for third at one underneath when Reid headed to the clubhouse.
American Jessica Korda, enjoying alongside her sister Nelly, jumped out to an early lead after she birdied three of her first 5 holes however struggled to hit the slender fairways because the day wore on and was even par heading into her last gap.
The solar was starting to interrupt by means of for the afternoon wave of gamers, which included defending champion A Lim Kim of South Korea and Brooke Henderson of Canada.
Thursday marked the primary time that the oldest girls’s main has been performed at The Olympic Membership, a course that has hosted 5 U.S. Opens.
A restricted variety of followers are on web site on the 76th version of the event, which due to the coronavirus pandemic had no followers on web site final 12 months.
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