Posted July 04, 2012 on AP on Fox
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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 in the nearly 100-degree heat and high humidity at Blackwolf Run. Se Ri Pak, the 1998 Open winner on the course, had a 72. Top-ranked Yani Tseng shot a 74. She would become the youngest player to complete a career Grand Slam with a victory this weekend. Second-ranked Stacy Lewis opened with a 77. Kerr has 14 career LPGA wins and was the 2007 U.S. Women's Open champion.
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