|-6 P Tavatanakit (Tha); -5 S Feng (Chn), L Maguire (Ire); -4 M Jutanugarn (Tha), A Jutanugarn (Tha), M Khang (US), A Nordqvist (Swe); -3 M Lee (Kor), G Hall (Eng), C Hull (Eng), B Law (Eng), J Ko (Kor), J Korda (US), J Kupcho (US), Y Saso (Phi)|
|Selected others:-2 M Wie (US), S Popov (Ger), I Park (Kor); -1 M Reid (Eng), S Meadow (NI); E J Ewart Shadoff|
England’s Charley Hull, Bronte Law and Georgia Hall are all three pictures off the tempo after the opening spherical on the ANA Inspiration in California.
The trio are all three beneath par on the first main of the 12 months, with Thailand’s Patty Tavatanakit main after a six-under 66.
They share an eight-way tie for eighth with world primary Ko Jin-young.
China’s Shanshan Feng and Ireland’s Leona Maguire are tied for second, one stroke behind Tavatanakit.
Four gamers are a shot additional again at four-under, whereas Michelle Wie can be inside putting distance on two beneath after a protracted spell out of motion.
Wie again with eye-catching spherical
Former Women’s British Open champion Hall loved a blemish-free spherical through which she birdied the fourth, 13th and the par-five 18th.
Neither Hull nor Law have gained a serious however Hull appeared in high quality contact in chipping in from off the inexperienced for an eagle on the 11th and she or he added a birdie on the final to complete three beneath.
Hull has completed within the prime 10 thrice on the occasion whereas Law has but to safe a top-10 end in any main.
The Stockport-born participant dropped only one shot in her opening 18 holes.
Wie, 31, has taken time away from the Tour to beat accidents and provides start to her first baby however her first main championship spherical in 650 days proved eventful as she holed big putts on the primary and third holes, and went near a hole-in-one on the 14th.
“I am just happy to see my name on the first page of the leaderboard,” she advised the Golf Channel after her spherical. “That’s really special to me. Been a long time since I’ve seen that.”