Posted November 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
Jiyai Shin of South Korea and Ayako Uehara of Japan both shot 4-under 68 to lead the Mizuno Classic after the first round Friday. Shin had three straight birdies on the front nine and added two more after the turn, offsetting a bogey at No. 9. She won at Kintetsu Kashikojima Country Club in 2010 and 2008. American Angela Stanford and defending champion Momoko Ueda of Japan were in a group of six tied for third at 3-under. Inbee Park of South Korea shot 70 and was in a group of 10 tied for ninth. Park opened the LPGA Tour's Asian Swing with a victory in Malaysia and finished second last week in Taiwan. World No. 1 Yani Tseng of Taiwan was tied for 19th after a 71.
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South Korean Jiyai Shin shot 4-under 68 on Friday to share the first-round lead of the Mizuno Classic with Japan's Ayako Uehara. Shin, who also won at Kintetsu Kashikojima Country Club in 2010 and 2008, had three straight birdies on the front nine and added two more after the turn, offsetting a bogey at the par-4 No. 9. ''I'm glad I was able to play well in such...
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