Ariya Jutanugarn leads by 1 in Shanghai

(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

SHANGHAI (AP) Ariya Jutanugarn shot a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Buick LPGA Shanghai tournament on Thursday.

The Thai player had six birdies in a bogey-free round, including three straight on Nos. 4, 5, and 6.

"I always have so much fun when I play in Asia," said Jutanugarm, who added her key was "just not to expect anything. Just go out have fun and enjoy everything."


Money Leaders: LPGA Tour
Rank Player Earnings
1 Ariya Jutanugarn $2,357,788
2 Brooke Henderson $1,392,602
3 Sung Hyun Park $1,358,006
4 Minjee Lee $1,283,987
5 So Yeon Ryu $1,229,837
6 Nasa Hataoka $1,140,869
7 Sei Young Kim $1,097,769
8 Jin Young Ko $1,010,995
9 Inbee Park $979,527
10 Angela Stanford $951,855
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