Brittany Lincicome makes disappointing begin in males
|Barbasol Championship – first-round leaderboard (US until said)|
|-10 T Merritt; -7 A Romero (Arg), B Horschel, J Dahmen; -6 S Stefani, T Duncan, J Byrd, H Mahan, M Piller, R Werenski, T Lovelady, M Atkins|
|Chosen different: +6 B Lincicome|
Brittany Lincicome is in peril of lacking the minimize on the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship the place she is competing in opposition to male rivals.
The 32-year-old two-time main champion, who’s enjoying on a sponsor’s exemption, is simply the sixth woman to start a PGA event.
However she had two bogeys, a double-bogey and triple-bogey and only one birdie in her six-over spherical of 78.
“I loved my time on the market, however it was fairly nerve-wracking,” she mentioned.
Many of the world’s high male gamers are in motion on the Open at Carnoustie this week.
Michelle Wie, Annika Sorenstam, Suzy Whaley, Shirley Spork and Babe Didrikson Zaharias are the one different girls to have competed alongside the boys within the PGA’s 102 years.
Lincicome, who started on the again 9, had two bogeys and a double-bogey in her opening 9 holes.
The spotlight of her spherical was sinking a 30-foot birdie putt on the par-four third.
“I used to be simply hoping it obtained someplace close to the outlet,” she mentioned. “When it went in I used to be like, ‘Oh my gosh, lastly obtained my first birdie.’
“I hoped there was going to be a prepare of extra of them, however possibly they’re coming tomorrow.
“Hanging out with the PGA Tour guys contained in the ropes, there isn’t any cooler feeling on the planet. The blokes have been actually nice, they have been welcoming. Their quick video games are unimaginable.”