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First-time visitor Nelly Korda feels right at home, shooting a 9-under 63 for lead at Lotte Championship

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    Nelly Korda leads the 2019 Lotte Championship after the first round at 9 under par on Wednesday at Ko Olina. Korda is the 10th-ranked player in the world.

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    Nelly Korda teed off on the fi rst hole. It would be the beginning of a birdie-filled, bogey-free day as she shot a 9-under 63.

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    Defending champion Brooke Henderson waved before hitting off the10th hole. Henderson shot a 65 and is two shots back of first-round leader Nelly Korda.

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    Jin Young Ko, above, drove the ball off the first hole during the first round of the Lotte Championship at Ko Olina on Wednesday. Ko shot a 3-under 69.

Considering this is her first trip to Hawaii, Nelly Korda made herself quite at home in her Lotte Championship debut. Read more

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