Choi 1 stroke back in return at Founders
PHOENIX (AP) Na Yeon Choi feared the worst Thursday in her return from a back injury. She ended up high on the Founders Cup leaderboard.
Choi shot a 7-under 65 at Desert Ridge in her first tournament round in 11 months, leaving her a stroke behind first-round leader Celine Boutier in the event that honors the 13 women who founded the LPGA Tour.
"Golf is really funny game. I didn't expect any good score today because this is first day," said Choi, the 2012 U.S. Women's Open champion and nine-time tour winner. "I practice hard, of course, but it's hard to tell how I'm going to shoot. Less expectation, I think, always give you better result."
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|5||Sung Hyun Park||$242,862|
|6||Jin Young Ko||$225,159|
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