Golf: One-stroke lead for Karrie Webb after opening round of HSBC Women's Champions
Published on Feb 27, 2014 3:51 PM
Veteran Karrie Webb has set the pace after the opening round of the HSBC Women's Champions tournament at the Sentosa Golf Club on Thursday.
The Australian, 39, fired a six-under 66 for a one-shot lead on the Serapong course, where breezy conditions befuddled several top players.
"This was one of my most consistent ball-striking days of the year," said the 2011 tournament winner. "I'm not going to shoot six-under everyday so it's all about minimizing mistakes over the next couple of days."
Sharing second spot with a 67 are unheralded Swede Caroline Hedwall and world No. 11 Paula Creamer of the United States.
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