Evian Championship leaderboard: Who’s causing after Round 1

Ayaka Furue visits her tee shot on the Thursday on the 12th damaged spot at Evian Resort Golf ball.

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Buckle right up, Ayaka Furue. A who has who of women’s the sport of golf — Nelly Korda , Brooke Henderson , Jin Young Ko and Lydia Ko , among others — is stalking behind you, and 54 pockets are ahead at the Evian Championship. Then again, maybe the masturbation sleeve them who should be stressed. After all, consider this exchange roughly Furue and a reporter later her first round:  

Reporter: “What did you work on associated with this week knowing what you know of this golf course, all the sidehill can be found, slopey greens? What staying you working on to prepare in this week? ”

Furue: “I didn’t specifically work on anything. ”

And that says all the equipment. It’s all clicking. At this time, then, are three anyone need to know after Thursday’s play the game of at Evian Resort Golf grounds in France.  

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Ayaka Furue leads 

Through six holes, Furue was one-over. She then played lige her next eight holes here at six-under, finished with an eight-under 63 and leads simply by one over Henderson in addition Korda.  

Furue, a 22-year-old who’s won seven times with the LPGA of Japan Gira and is playing her before anything else season on the LPGA Expedition, finished fourth at the Evian last year, shooting no even more serious than a 68 over the course of the big event.

“I exactly like the course, and with the good vibes from last year I thought I had play good, and I tried very well today, ” they said.  

Nelly Korda and Brooke Henderson will definitely be one back

Korda, in her fifth aftermath since her return since blood clot surgery, being injected a bogey-free 64. Especially, on the 18th hole (her ninth of the day after starting out on the back nine), Korda was able to save par right after hitting her third opportunity from a marsh near the natural green.  

Had Korda ever hit from this type of area before?

“Never, and I should certainly say, it’s very gooey on the bottom, ” she asserted. “Does not feel very really good. ”

But also shooting 64 was Henderson, who eagled her snagging hole, the par-5 ninth.  

“The eagle on the last abyss was definitely a bonus, ” she said. “I a good just bogeyed the previous slots and it was a super a long time putt and it was returning pretty hard. To have the idea drop, definitely a bonus. Having me to the seven-under, which happened to be a nice way to finish.

“I just be scared of it’s a really great feeling to get started with the major championship with a serious round. I feel like My hubby and i haven’t really done the year, so feels good to urge one here. ”

Jin Young Ko and Lydia Ko are three on the rear of

3 behind Furue, after a fantastic eight-birdie 65, is Cheyenne Knight, and Jin Budding Ko, Lydia Ko, Charley Outer skin , Perrine Delacour and as well , Yuna Nishimura are ten back of the lead after 66s.  

In between other players, world Number 5 Atthaya Thitikul and No. 8 Hyo Joo Kim shot 68s, No . 7 Nasa Hataoka shot a 69, Number 2 Minjee Lee shot a 70, resulting in nil. 9 Jennifer Kupcho shot a 71.  

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