Two-time champion Anna Nordqvist shot a 5-under 66 for a share of the first-round lead with Laura Diaz and Celine Herbin in the ShopRite LPGA Classic in Galloway, N.J.
Nordqvist won the 54-hole event in 2015 and 2016 on Stockton Seaview’s Bay Course and finished second last year. The 30-year-old Swede closed her bogey-free round with a birdie on the par-5 ninth.
PGA Tour Champions
Bernhard Langer shot an 8-under 64 and took the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Principal Charity Classic in Des Moines.
Langer closed the bogey-free round with a 12-foot birdie putt on the par-4 18th at Wakonda Club.
Glen Day and Woody Austin were a stroke back, and defending champion Brandt Jobe was at 66 with Jerry Kelly, Tom Lehman and Doug Garwood.
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