LPGA LOTTE Championship First-round Notes and Interviews
Seventeen-year-old Ariya Jutanugarn fired an 8-under 64 on Wednesday to take the first-round lead at the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf. Jutanugarn made seven birdies, one eagle and one bogey en route to tying the tournament record of 64. The Thailand native leads Rolex Rankings No. 6 Suzann Pettersen and 2011 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year Hee Kyung Seo by one shot after both fired rounds of 65 at Ko Olina Golf Club in Kapolei, Hawaii.