Ariya Jutanugarn from Thailand leads the Buick LPGA Shanghai in China at the Qizhong Garden Golf Club.
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Ariya shot a bogey free -6 under par 66 to lead the Buick LPGA Shanghai tournament by one stroke after the first round;
“I always have so much fun when I play in Asia.”
“Just not to expect anything. Just go out have fun and enjoy everything.”
Tied in second place at -5 under are Danielle Kang, USA, and Sei Young Kim from South Korea.
Danielle said the putter kept rolling the ball in the hole;
“Today’s round went very smooth, coming off very good momentum after last week, and I’ve been hitting the ball really well, playing great.”
“I’ve just been trusting my game and just keep giving myself birdie chances. They kept rolling in.”
” Just more feel golf. Thinking less mechanics and going with the flow.”
Six ladies are t he sharing fourth spot at -4 under, Paula Creamer, Lydia Ko, Ryann O’Toole, Minjee Lee, Wenbo Liu and Lizette Salas.
Paula is on a sponsors invitation;
“I have had so many up and downs, but it was good out there and play good golf.”
“Had a good couple weeks off after Evian and kind of resituated some things and worked hard with my coach.”
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