KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Scott Piercy shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday to take a three-stroke lead after a initial turn of a PGA Tour’s CIMB Classic.
The American had 10 birdies in his bogey-free turn during Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club.
Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama was second in a eventuality also authorised by a Asian Tour.
Americans Keagan Bradley, Jason Gore and Charles Howell III were another cadence behind during 66 along with Germany’s Alex Cejka and Australia’s Cameron Smith.
Two-time fortifying champion Ryan Moore of a United States had a 67.
Australia’s Adam Scott non-stop with a 68.
BLUE BAY LPGA
HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) — China’s Lin Xi-yu took a lead in a breezy Blue Bay LPGA, while Lydia Ko struggled in her initial turn given convalescent a No. 1 mark in a world.
The 19-year-old Lin shot a 5-under 67 in formidable conditions during Jian Lake Blue Bay. She had a sole bogey-free turn on a day when usually 10 of a 80 players pennyless par.
Ko non-stop with a 77, her top measure given a career-worst 80 in high breeze final year during Royal Birkdale in a Women’s British Open. She won a LPGA Taiwan by 9 strokes Sunday to recover a No. 1 mark in a universe from Inbee Park. The 18-year-old New Zealander has a tour-high 5 victories this season, winning 3 times her final 5 starts.
Austin Ernst was second after a 68. Fellow Americans Ryann O’Toole and Jane Park were during 70 along with South Koreans Jenny Shin and Sei Young Kim.
TURKISH AIRLINES OPEN
ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — South Africa’s Jaco outpost Zyl shot an 11-under 61 to take a three-shot lead after a initial turn of a Turkish Airlines Open.
Van Zyl eagled a par-5 11th hole and had 9 birdies during Montgomerie Maxx Royal The turn doesn’t count as march record since elite lies were used in a soppy conditions.
England’s Lee Westwood was second after a 64.
Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy had a 67.
The contest opens a European Tour’s four-event Finals Series.
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