Ladies’ World Championship initially round
- -4 A Jutanugarn (Tha), M Lee (Aus), An Olson (US), Yu Liu (Chn), Celine Boutier (Fra); – 3 P Sung-Hyun (Kor), N Hataoka (Jpn), C Ciganda (Sp), K Jin-youthful (Kor), F Shanshan (Chn), M Jutanugarn (Tha), J Ewart Shadoff (Eng)
Chosen others: – 2 I Park (Kor); Level C Hull (Eng), L Ko (NZ); +1 G Hall (Eng), B Law (Eng); +2 N Korda (US); +5 C Matthew (Sco).
Britain’s Jodi Ewart Shadoff is one shot off the pace after the opening round of the Women’s World Championship in Singapore.
Four shots separate the best 31 players in the 63-in number field.
Thailand’s reality number one Ariya Jutanugarn is one of five players in an offer of the lead on four under.
Protecting hero Michelle Wie hauled out with hand damage while Amy Yang, who won a week ago in Thailand, pulled back with influenza after three gaps.
Wie, 29, just came back to activity a week ago after wrist medical procedure yet she was 10 over after 14 openings, including a twofold intruder pursued by a triple intruder, before she finished her day right on time without addressing journalists.
Jutanugarn is joined at the highest point of the leaderboard by world number three Minjee Lee of Australia, France’s Celine Boutier, American Amy Olson and China’s Yu Liu.
Ewart Shadoff had four birdies and a singular intruder in her opening round of 69.
Charley Hull is four off the lead after a momentous 72 which highlighted a falcon, two birdies and four intruders, while Women’s British Open boss Georgia Hall is a stroke further back with individual Briton Bronte Law at in addition to one.