SINGAPORE — Elizabeth Szokol shot an 8-under-par 64 on Thursday for a 3-stroke lead after the primary spherical of the Girlss World Championship on the Sentosa Golf Membership in Singapore.
The 28-year-old American was 3 pictures forward of Yuka Saso and 4 away from a pack of six others, together with Nelly Korda, at 4 beneath.
Szokol is getting back from a again damage — a herniated disk — and stated she took benefit of the delicate situations on the damp course.
That is my first time enjoying right here, Szokol stated. And folks had stated normally its kind of firmer. However the rain undoubtedly softened it up. So I might be somewhat bit extra aggressive with some pins right this moment.
Saso received the 2021 U.S. Open as an adolescent however has not received any titles since.
Properly, profitable right here on the LPGA isnt straightforward, she stated. So that you simply must preserve grinding and preserve working and provides your self an opportunity.