04 Jun '11, 1am

Golf: Shin seizes one-stroke LPGA lead

Golf: Shin seizes one-stroke LPGA lead

GALLOWAY, New Jersey - World No. 3 Shin Jiyai of South Korea fired a five-under par 66 on Friday to seize a one-stroke lead over Germany's Sandra Gal after the first round of the LPGA ShopRite Classic. Windy conditions near Atlantic City gusted above 20 miles (32 kilometres) per hour at the Bay Course at Seaview, adding to the challenge of a course with dense rough and fast greens. "It was so windy when I came for practice so I'm guessing my goal is maybe even or just 1-under par," Shin said. "When it hit the putting, the winds take it a long way. So I'm thinking, it's really tough." She birdied the par-4 second, sinking a 30-foot (nine-metre) downhill putt, and par-4 fourth holes, then ran off a streak of three birdies in a row at the par-4 eighth, par-5 ninth and par-4 10th holes. Shin took her lone bogey of the day at the par-4 13th but closed with a birdie to keep a on...

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