There are four ladies tied at the top of The Evian Championship after 36 holes at Evian Resort Golf Club in France. Maria Torres, Puerto Rico, Amy Olson and Mo Martin from the USA with Mi Hyang Lee. South Korea.
Maria, Amy, Mo & Mi ,/ getty
Maria, a first round leader shot -2 under 69 to share top spot on The Evian Championship leaderboard at -8 under with Amy, -6 under 65, Mo, -5 under 66 and Mi who carded a second round -5 under 66.
Maria was asked if she was nervous competing at her first Major tournament;
“It was a little nerve wracking, I’m not going to deny that.”
“Just trying to play golf and give me opportunities. That’s the only thing I can do.”
“It’s something new and it’s exciting.”
Amy is rolling the ball better with her putter;
“I’m rolling the ball better than I’ve ever rolled it.”
“Obviously seeing putts go in, that helps the score and it’s just a lot of fun to make some birdies.”
Mo also found something with her putter;
“I found something tiny with my putting, but honestly, I’ve been playing so darn well.”
“It’s been so frustrating because it’s been so close.”
The other first round leader Carlota Ciganda, Spain, -1 under 70 today, saw her birdie putt on 18 lip out, missing joining the leaders, settling for a -7 under par total, and 5th place on her own.
Sadly world No. 5 Lexi Thompson missed the cut. which was made at +3 over par, missing birdie putts on 17 and 18 that would have got her through.
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