Three-time excursion winner Minjee Lee has completed with a excellent eagle putt to be among 4 leaders after day some of the LPGA Thailand.
The Australian sank a 45-foot putt at the 18th hollow at Siam Country Club to card a 6-under-par 66 for a shot lead with 2016 champion Lexi Thompson, Jessica Korda and native hope Moriya Jutanugarn.
“I just hit the collar. I didn’t know if I was going to have enough. Such a big break there. I’m glad it caught the hole,” Lee stated.
“It’s a second-shot golf course. Your approaches are really important and obviously being in the right spots with the undulation. And if you have a hot putter that’s going to help.”
Lee gained the Vic Open this month and opened her 2018 US LPGA Tour account closing week at the Women’s Australian Open, completing 5th.
Thompson, who gained the Thai match in 2016 by means of six photographs with a 20 beneath overall and tied for fourth closing 12 months, began her spherical in taste with an eagle adopted by means of a birdie simplest to bogey the 3rd hollow.
She shot 4 extra birdies.
“It definitely helps to get that kind of start but I was just trying to keep that momentum and not get ahead of myself,” Thompson stated.
Her compatriot Korda had a rollercoaster spherical which featured eagles at the first and 17th holes, 5 birdies, a double bogey at the 6th and two bogeys.
Moriya used to be the one participant among the 4 to finish the day with out a bogey.
“I had a good start today, it was better than I expected,” stated Moriya, who used to be 7th closing 12 months.
She’s looking to turn into the primary Thai winner of the event.
Two-time champion Amy Yang and international No. 2 Sung Hyun Park have been among six avid gamers at five beneath.
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