Posted July 05, 2012 on AP on Fox

RIO GRANDE, PUERTO RICO - OCTOBER 20: Beatriz Recari of Spain hits a shot during Round 1 of the Womens championship Espirito Santo Trophy, 2004 World amatuer Team Championships held at The Westin Rio Mar Beach Resort on October 20, 2004 in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Seventeen-year-old Lexi Thompson had a share of the clubhouse lead during the first round of the U.S. Women's Open on Thursday. Thompson shot a 2-under 70 and was tied with Beatriz Recari of Spain and Ai Miyazato of Japan among early finishers. Defending champion So Yeon Ryu finished with a 74 as players struggled in the nearly 100-degree (38 C) heat and high humidity at Blackwolf Run, a challenging 6,944-yard course in central Wisconsin. Se Ri Pak, who won the Open at Blackwolf Run in 1998, shot a 72. Cheyenne Woods, Tiger Woods' niece, had a 75. Top-ranked Yani Tseng has an afternoon tee time. She would become the youngest player to complete a career Grand Slam with a victory this weekend. Beyond the challenges posed by Blackwolf Run's layout, plus the heat and humidity, players also had to stay focused during six-hour rounds. ''I didn't realize how slow it was going until I made the turn and it was three hours later,'' Thompson said. Thompson said she didn't feel like her ...
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