The Harigae Show, Céline Poitier answers, Pauline Rossin-Bouchard off the hook

The first round of the US Women’s Open led to some surprises. Mina Harrigay took the reins, Céline Poitier produced an interesting first card, and Pauline Rossin-Bouchard was almost out of the race unfortunately.

Mina Harrigay He had no trouble finding his feet on the North Carolina track Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club. Still looking for first-round success, the 32-year-old California signed an impressive first-round in a 30 (-5) punctuated by five birds.

Even if she ceded her first two ghosts on return, four new birds allowed her to return her best card of the day 64 (-7), 3 strokes less than any other game.

Ingrid Lindblad sets a world record

Today’s surprise is the extraordinary performance of the 22-year-old amateur Ingrid Lindblad The author of three birds on his first three holes.

Two new birds on 8 and 9 confirmed this excellent start to the game. The player from the University of Louisiana (LSU Athletics) admitted her first and only sparrow at the start of the comeback, but two sparrows at 12 and 13 allowed her to follow the leader.

Her 65 is the lowest amateur result in the US Women’s Open, and Lindblad is one point behind the leading player.

Australian Minji LeeSwedish Anna Nordqvist and american Ryan O’Toole He finished third at -4.

The leader in the last round of the previous edition of the US Open Women’s Championship, Lexi Thompson Once again well positioned in sixth at -3,

She is below the world number one, Jin Young-koo, a 69 (-2) card author as the Swedish Scandinavians. Madeleine Sajstrom and a Finnish citizen of New YorkMatilda Castrin.

Celine Pottier two speeds

On the French side, the results were mixed with a good start for Celine Potter And disappointing performance Pauline Rossin Bouchard.

Starting on the 9th, the world’s 17th player started with four birds in her first 7 holes. A beautiful one interrupted by two ghosts as we approach the midpoint.

La Francilienne also fouled 4th and 5th (holes 14th and 15th) and had to get an interesting card in a level that allowed him to take 29th, 7 headshots but 4 hits off the makeshift podium.

Comfortable in his tackles (13 passes out of 14) and puts (28 shots) Potter will have to adjust his attack scenes on the green (11/18) to get close to the lead by Sunday.

Nelly Korda is back

After several months of absence due to a clot in the left arm, Nelly Korda He reassured his fans on Thursday on the court despite a sleeve on his injured arm.

The American, who returned this week, made it to the bottom level with a card of 70 (-1), marred by an unfortunate double bogey at 11 after her ball vanished in the bush.

The former world number one occupies the eighteenth place.

Michelle Wie’s last dance?

We can do the last 18 holes on Friday from Michelle Wie. The one who announced her retirement at the end of this tournament faced some difficulties on Thursday. The 2014 US Women’s Open winner is currently placed on the ax edge with 73 (+2, 67th place).

Pauline Rossin-Bouchard is struggling

Cut it will be very difficult to cross Pauline Rossin Bouchard. The least we can say is that Alan Alberti’s protection suffered on Thursday with only 6 out of 14 lanes and 5 green zones hit in regulation.

Despite a good start with a birdie at 10 (his second hole), the PRB curbed the stealth and brought back an 81 (+10) card that drops it down the rating 9 strokes from the temporary cut-off created Thursday night at +1.


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