Found July 06, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
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KOHLER, Wis. (AP) For Cristie Kerr, it certainly didn't look like the start of a bogey-free day when she hooked her first tee shot into the water. But Kerr recovered to make par, then went on to shoot a 3-under 69 to grab a share of the first-round lead at the U.S. Women's Open on Thursday, along with fellow Americans Brittany Lincicome and Lizette Salas. "That proved to myself I was there," Kerr said. "In a way it was good that happened. I said to myself, 'No, I'm not letting it go this way today.'" And if a few more birdie putt opportunities fell, Kerr would be in even better shape for a shot at her second Open title. Third-ranked Ai Miyazato, the Japanese star coming off a victory Sunday in the LPGA Tour event in Arkansas, was a stroke back along with 17-year-old Lexi Thompson, Jennie Lee and Beatriz Recari. Seven players -- including No. 5 Na Yeon Choi and No. 6 Suzann Pettersen -- shot 71 in the nearly 100-degree heat and high humidi...
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Americans Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lincicome and Lizette Salas shot 3-under 69 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the U.S. Women's Open. Ai Miyazato, coming off a victory Sunday in the LPGA Tour event in Arkansas, was a stroke back along with 17-year-old Lexi Thompson, Jennie Lee and Beatriz Recari. Defending champion So Yeon Ryu opened with a 74 as players struggled...
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