Meijer LPGA Classic. Two at the Top in Rain Delayed 1st Round.

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Two ladies are  tied at the top of the 7 hour rain delayed first round,  of the Meijer LPGA Classic, Katherine Perry, USA,  and Jenny Shin from South Korea share the honor at Blythefield Country Club.

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Jenny and Katherine both had completed first rounds of -6 under par 66, to top the rain delayed, and then suspended first round of the Meijer LPGA Classic.

Jenny took advantage of the par fives;

“I had a few close shots, within three feet, and then made a few putts.”

 “The par fives are reachable here so I took advantage of that. Made a few birdies coming in.”

Katherine said it was a weird experience;

“It was a weird day, there was a lot going on from the beginning, just  waking up at 5 am, hanging out, going back and napping, but it turned out to be beautiful out here.”

“My swing was on, putting stroke was on from the start, so it was a great day.”

Mariajo Uribe of Colombia had a hole in one, on the par three 15th on her way to claiming third place at -5 under par.

Brooke Henderson of Canada also carded a hole in one, also the 15th, and is in the big group at -4 under par, but has only played six first round holes.

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ShopRite LPGA Classic. Two Ladies at the Top.

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There are two ladies tied at the top of the  ShopRite LPGA Classic leaderboard after the 1st round at Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, the Bay Course. Last weeks winner Jeongeun Lee6, South Korea is tied with Pornanong Phatlum of Thailand.

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Both ladies shot first round ShopRite LPGA Classic totals of -8 under par 63, to lead the tournament by one stroke.

Jeongeun is playing in the same relaxed style as last week;

“I felt pretty relaxed on the course, I didn’t feel nervous. I think I did pretty good.”

“I played it just like how I played it last week.”

“This tournament is only three rounds and so I got a couple of days off for me.”

“Then I’ve been balancing myself to make my physical and mental condition be stable. So I’ve just been working on that.”

“And then also the weather was better than last week’s weather.”

Pornanong has gained some confidence from her performance last week;

“I feel like I got more confident after last week.”

“I tried to be playing my game and not put pressure on myself, so it makes me more relaxed on the course, with more good results.”

Lexi Thompson, USA, bogey free -7 under 64, shares third place with rookies Kristen Gillman, USA, and Muni He of China, both ladies also went round bogey free.

Lexi also took time out to recuperate from last weeks match;

Last week was tough, it’s so intense and such a long week. It’s very draining.”

“Coming here I took two days off and then I just practiced Wednesday and played my 18-hole Pro-Am round.”

“It’s working out for me so far.”

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RBC Canadian Open. Keegan Bradley 1st Round Leader

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Keegan Bradley, USA, is the 1st Round Leader of the RBC Canadian Open at Hamilton Golf and Country Club  in Canada.

Keegan Bradley's 7-under 63 was his lowest opening round all season. (Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Keegan shot a first round -7 under par 63 to lead the RBC Canadian Open by one shot;

“Every time I come to play in Canada, I love the courses we play.”

“It hasn’t been quite the year I wanted, but that can change real quick.”

“Today was one of the best of the year, if not the best ever.”

 “I knew if I could just put myself in the fairway, which I did today, I was having short irons in, and I’m pretty dialed in right now.”

“I was able to really get that close and then hole those putts.

“It was so fun to go out there and feel like that. Today I was in complete control of my ball, and then when you couple that with feeling good on the greens, that’s when a 63 or a good, nice round happens.”

 “Where they’re both combined is pretty rare. I’ve had good ball striking days and then maybe you don’t putt as well and shoot a couple under.”

“Today they matched up. Just got to go for it when I that happens.”

Four players are tied in second place at -6 under par, after opening rounds of 64; Shane Lowery, Ireland, Sungjai Im, South Korea, Nick Taylor, Canada, and Erik van Rooyen, South Africa.

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U.S. Women’s Open. Jeongeun Lee6

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Jeongeun Lee6 from South Korea wins the U.S. Women’s Open at Country Club of Charleston, her maiden Major LPGA Title.

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Jeongeun Lee6, she put the 6 in because of the numerous other Lee’s on the tour,  carded a -1 under 70 in the final round of the U.S,Women’s Open to win her maiden trophy with the magical -6 under total;

“I felt pretty nervous starting on the holes 16, 17, and 18 but I tried the best that I can.”

Our Dragon Putter also carries the same lucky number 6 on it.

Three ladies tied in second place, two shots back at -4 under par, Angel Yin, USA, -3 under 68 today, Lexi Thompson, USA, +2 over par 73, and So Yeon Ryu, South Korea, with a final round -1 under 70.

Lexi was trying the much maligned claw grip on her putter, and was looking to take away positive thoughts;

“There’s a lot of positives to take with where my game’s at.”

“Today wasn’t my best ball striking, but the other three days, I think I hit it great with what I’ve been working on. So I’m definitely going to stick with that.”

So Yeon was proud of her countrywoman Jeongeun Lee6 ;

“So looking at her as a rookie to play this tournament so well, I’m really proud of her as a fellow competitor and same country girl as well.”

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Memorial Tournament. Three-Way Tie at the Top.

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There is a three-way tie at the top of the Memorial Tournament leaderboard after 36 holes at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Ohio. Troy Merritt, USA, K.H. Lee, South Korea, and Martin Kaymer from Germany share the honor with 36 hole totals of -9 under par.

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Troy carded a second round -6 under par 66, K.H. -5 under 67 and Martin, who signed for -4 under 68,  top the Memorial Tournament 36 hole leaderboard at -9 under par.

Jordan Spieth holds fourth spot on his own at -8 under par, with a second round -2 under par 70.

Justin Rose from England had the low round of the day, -9 under par 63, at one point going Eagle-Birdie-Eagle, he finished  T-10 at -6 under. When asked why he always seems to play well on a Friday, his answer was very honest;

“Crap first rounds.”

“I had a goal today to try and shoot a really low score, I had the intention of coming out and not just trying to make the cut, but trying to shoot something that could get me back in the tournament.”

“I’ve always been a bit of a fighter, back to the wall, having a lot of pride. I missed a lot of cuts early in my career, and I hate missing cuts. I’ve got a lot of personal pride on a Friday to try to get it done.”

“The two eagles on the front kind of kick started everything.”

“I kept just pushing myself to keep trying to go as low as I could. Once you’re through the cut line, then you’ve got to build your way into the tournament.”

“It was a great day.”

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Sung Kang Wins AT&T Byron Nelson, His Maiden PGA Tour Title.

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Sung Kang of South Korea won the AT&T Byron Nelson at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas, Texas, his first PGA Tour title.

Kang earns first PGA TOUR win at AT&T Byron Nelson

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With a final round -4 under par 67 Sung won the AT&T Byron Nelson with a tournament total of -23 under par, a two shot winning margin;

“I just feel amazing.”

“I have been dreaming of winning on the PGA Tour.”

Matt Every, -5 under 66, and Scott Piercy, -7 under 64 were tied in second place at -21 under.

Scott amazingly went through the entire tournament without a bogey on his card!!

Brooks Koepka was fourth at -20 under par, with a final found -6 under par 65, a good warm-up for the PGA Championship next week at Bethpage Black.

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AT&T Byron Nelson. 3rd Round Suspended.

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The 3rd round of the AT&T Byron Nelson was suspended due to darkness after a torrential Texas rain storm delayed the start by six hours at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas.

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At the close of play Matt Every was leading completing nine holes for -6 under par posting -18 at the top of the AT&T Byron Nelson leaderboard, a one stroke lead;

“It was like a normal round of golf for me, it felt like it.”

“It was playing super easy, so it wasn’t like I had time to be nervous about anything.”

“I just needed to keep making birdies.”

Leader by four strokes at the start of play Sung Kang of South Korea fell behind carding -1 under for his nine holes, and a -17 under total;

“The good thing is, positive thing is, we only play nine holes and I made a couple mistakes I shouldn’t have.”

“We know how to adjust tomorrow. Just play like the last couple days and it will be just fine tomorrow.”

Tyler Duncan is in third place at -15 under, recording -3 under for his front nine holes.

Biggest mover on moving day was Nicholas Lindheim with -9 under through 15 third round holes, currently T7 at -12 under;

“I had some really good opportunities on the last two holes I played I didn’t capitalize on.”

“I always figured if you try it doesn’t happen. You just got to allow it to happen.”

“We’ll see what happens.”

Third round play will resume tomorrow morning at 7.30 am.

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