Kim (65) in driver’s situate after first round at CME Group Championship
NAPLES, Fla. – Sei Young Kim made a 12- foot hawk putt on the 17th gap to pull away from the pack with a 7-under 65 for a two-shot lead Thursday after the opening round of the period finishing CME Globe Tour Championship.
In question is the most extravagant prize ever in ladies’ golf, with $1.5 million setting off to the champ, paying little heed to her situation in the Race to CME Globe standings.
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Kim, effectively a double cross champ on the LPGA this year, was sans intruder on a wonderful, blustery Tiburon Golf Club.
Nelly Korda ran off three straight birdies on the front nine and truly poured it on late, playing her last three gaps in 4 under. That put Korda, at No. 3 the most noteworthy positioned American in ladies’ golf, at 67 with So Yeon Ryu and Georgia Hall.