Rawson posts new record
Australian Anna Rawson has shot a new course record in securing the first round lead at the CN Canadian Women’s Open in Alberta.
Anna Rawson has shot a new course record in securing the first round lead at the CN Canadian Women’s Open in Alberta.
The glamorous Australian golfer-cum fashion model set the new mark of with a seven under par 64 thanks to five birdies on a bogey-free back nine to complete the round in the lead with a seven under par 64.
This after the 28-year-old had gone out on the front nine at the Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club with two bogeys and four birdies to finish with a career-best score.
Rawson said: “It felt great. I was hitting the ball well last week and just wasn’t scoring or putting well.
“I had a really good feel for the course in the practice round. It went well.”
Norway’s Suzann Pettersen is one stroke off the lead with Lorena Ochoa and Amanda Blumenherst in a tie for third a further stroke behind.
Britain’s Catriona Matthew is in a 13-way tie for ninth with a three-under par 68.
ALL THE FIRST ROUND SCORES
(USA unless stated, par 71):
64 Anna Rawson (Aus)
65 Suzann Pettersen (Nor)
66 Lorena Ochoa (Mex), Amanda Blumenherst
67 Joo Mi Kim (Kor), Il Mi Chung (Kor), Momoko Ueda (Jpn), Louise Stahle (Swe)
68 Stacy Prammanasudh, Chella Choi (Kor), Karen Stupples (En), Catriona Matthew (Sco), Sarah-jane Smith (Aus), In-Bee Park (Kor), Katie Futcher, Anna Nordqvist (Swe), Paige Mackenzie, Carin Koch (Swe), M.J. Hur (Kor), Stacy Lewis, Hee Young Park (Kor)
69 Sun Young Yoo (Kor), Juli Inkster, Karrie Webb (Aus), Heather Bowie young, Brittany Lang, Leta Lindley, Paula Creamer, Mindy Kim, Ai Miyazato (Jpn), Yani Tseng (Tai), In-Kyung Kim (Kor), Sophie Gustafson (Swe), Hwa seon Lee (Kor), Laura Davies (Eng)
70 Giulia Sergas (Ita), Meena Lee (Kor), Amy Yang, Wendy Ward, Michele Redman, Jane Park, Ji-Young Oh (Kor), Rachel Hetherington (Aus), Se Ri Pak (Kor), Maria Hernandez (Spa), Erica Blasberg, Angela Stanford, Kyeong Bae (Kor)
71 Hannah Jun, Brittany Lincicome, Vicky Hurst, Adrienne White (Can), Audra Burks, Kris Tschetter, Janice Moodie (Sco), Lindsey Wright (Aus), Maude-Aime Leblanc (Fra), Morgan Pressel, Taya Battistella, Song-Hee Kim (Kor), Kristy McPherson, Sandra Gal (Ger), Candie Kung (Tai), Mollie Fankhauser, Eunjung Yi (Kor), Meg Mallon
72 Minea Blomqvist (Fin), Cristie Kerr, Helen Alfredsson (Swe), Jiyai Shin (Kor), Moira Dunn, Allison Fouch, Marcy Hart, Haeji Kang (Kor), Sarah Lee, Ashli Bunch, Natalie Gulbis, Shiho Oyama (Jpn), Alena Sharp (Can), Amy Hung (Tai), Nicole Castrale, Hye Jung Choi (Kor)
73 Jill McGill, Irene Cho, Jamie Hullett, Pat Hurst, Mikaela Parmlid (Swe), Becky Morgan (Wal), A.J Eathorne (Can), Jennifer Rosales (Phi), Anja Monke (Ger), Charlotte Mayorkas, Maria Hjorth (Swe), Kim Hall, Lisa Strom (Gbr), Meaghan Francella, Jennifer Kirby (Can), Katherine Hull (Aus)
74 Reilley Rankin, Russy Gulyanamitta (Tha), Karine Icher (Fra), Marisa Baena, Silvia Cavalleri (Ita), Carolina Llano, Na Yeon Choi (Kor), Louise Friberg (Swe), Jessica Shepley (Can), Soo-Yun Kang (Kor), Erynne Lee, Shanshan Feng (Chn), Danielle Downey
75 Shi Hyun Ahn (Kor), Eun Hee Ji (Kor), Amber Prange, Angela Park (Bra), Lorie Kane (Can), Diana D’Alessio, Jee young Lee (Kor), Becky Iverson, Christina Kim, Jeehae Lee (Kor), Johanna Mundy (Eng), Jin young Pak (Kor), Nicole Vandermade (Can)
76 Young Kim (Kor), Beth Bader, Anna Grzebien, Stephanie Sherlock (Can), Leah Wigger, Kris Tamulis, Sara Brown, Sarah Butler, Michelle Wie, Teresa Lu (Tai), Laura Diaz, Allison Hanna-Williams, Jeong Jang (Kor)
77 Stephanie Louden, Mika Miyazato (Jpn), Ashleigh Simon (Rsa), Jimin Jeong, Hee-Won Han (Kor), Julieta Granada (Par), Dorothy Delasin, Meredith Duncan
78 Sophie Giquel (Fra), Eva Dahllof (Swe)
79 Sue Kim (Can), Sung Ah Yim (Kor), Kate Golden
80 Jimin Kang (Kor), Sarah Kemp (Aus)
81 Kira Meixner (Can)
82 Liselotte Neumann (Swe)
84 Jeanne Cho-Hunicke, Ashley Sholer (Can)
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