POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 02, 2012
Stacy Lewis and Mika Miyazato are tied for the lead after the opening round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic in Galloway Township, N.J.
Lewis and Miyazato each shot a 6-under 65 on Friday at the Bay Course at the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club.
Paula Creamer and Mariajo Uribe are tied for third at 4 under. Maude-Aimee Leblanc is at 3 under, while seven players are another shot back, including Lexi Thompson and Christina Kim.
Yani Tseng shot an even-par 71, while defending champion Brittany Lincicome finished with a 72.
The morning half of the field had the better of the weather, as skies darkened and the winds picked up around mid-day, making things difficult.
Michelle Wie, who teed off at 11:50 a.m. local time, had two double-bogeys and five bogeys on her way to a 7-over 78 that left her tied for 126th place.