Amy Olson blistered Tiburón Golf Club for a nine-under-par-63 in Thursday’s first round of the LPGA’s season-ending CME Group Tour Championship.
Olson started with a birdie and then had two separate runs of four consecutive gains to get to nine-under after the first round.
Her scorecard contained no bogeys.
>> 13/14 Fairways Hit
>> 15/18 Greens in Regulation
>> 25 Putts
>> 4 birdies in-a-row on both the front and back nine
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“It’s just fun to be playing well,” Olson said.
“It’s always a good feeling. I had a lot of like perfect numbers in today. Rolled the ball really well.
“Always fun to play well.”
Olson holds a one shot lead over compatriot Brittany Lincicome and the in-form Nasa Hataoka of Japan.
Lydia Ko, who won the season-ending championship in 2014, shot a three-under-par-69 in the first round to lie in a tie for ninth, six shots adrift of Olson.
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Spaniard looking ahead.
Englishman has high hopes.
Northumberland course recognised again.
Slieve Russell impressing again.
World number four feeling confident.
Home favourite wants to press home advantage.
Merger to create better opportunities.
Spanish ace extends sponsorship.
Mallorcan course impressing.