Kim knocks down 8 birdies; Wie 5 shots back at Lotte Championship
By Jason Kaneshiro
April 16, 2015
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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Defending champion Michelle Wie is five shots back after opening with a 2-under 70.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Brittany Lincicome pointed to a wayward shot during the first round. Lincicome shot a 1-under 73 on Wednesday.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Sei Young Kim teed off during the first round on Wednesday. Kim shot a 5-under 67 and trailed I.K. Kim, who closed the day with a 7-under 65.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Michelle Wie chipped onto the eighth green during the first round of the Lotte Championship at Ko Olina Golf Club on Wednesday. Wie shot a first-round 2-under 70. She tees off at 7:44 a.m. off the 10th tee on Thursday.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Inbee Park caught fire on the back nine, shooting a 32 to end up two shots back.