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Golf Chun creates record first round at the Women's PGA Championship

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South Korea's Chun In-gee set the record for the bottom opening round at the Women's PGA Championship on Thursday, with 64, 5 strokes behind Bethesda, Maryland, and 8 under 64.

Two-time winner Chun got off to a bad start with a bogey on the first hole, but counterattacked with the remaining nine birdies, and her score set a Congressional Country Club record. did. Blue course.

Chung also set the record for the largest first round lead in a women's major. South Korea's Choi Hae-jin and Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum have issued cards that match the 69-year-old player.

She said she knows what she can expect from the course, as she is 27 years old.

"I played this course a month ago and I felt that this course was played very hard and then the green was very solid," she said in a television interview. Told. "So I changed the club settings a bit before I came here."

Hannah Green, who won the event in 2019, was stunned by Chun's round.

She "doesn't know which golf course she is playing," said the Australian, who was drawn in sixth place after she shot 71. , "Oh, awesome, OK, 5 under par." But still tough at back 9, and when I heard she was 8, I said, "Wow, that's impressive." Amy Tennery, Peter, Newyork. Rutherford)