Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Sports Network) - Pornanong Phatlum and Karine Icher
both fired rounds of seven-under 66 on Saturday to share the first-round lead
of the Brasil Cup.
The pair owns a one-shot cushion at Itanhanga Golf Club in this two-day,
Katie Futcher is alone in third place at six-under 67, followed by world No. 3
Suzann Pettersen, Brittany Lang and Candie Kung. That trio is tied for fourth
at five-under 68.
Paula Creamer, the only other top-10 player in the world in the field this
week besides Pettersen, shot a four-under 69 and is knotted in seventh with
fellow American Christina Kim.
Defending champion Mariajo Uribe opened with an even-par 73.
MORE TO FOLLOW.
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