Pure Silk Championship R1

Wei-Ling Hsu takes lead in Virginia

Pure Silk 2021 R1

May 20-23
River Course at Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, Virginia
$1,300,000
Round 2, Round 3, Round 4

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Wei-Ling Hsu carded a bogey-free 66 in the opening round of the Pure Silk Championship presented by Visit Williamsburg to take a one shot lead ahead of a crowded leaderboard at 5-under.


Pure Silk 2021 R1

“Actually I feel quite the same from [the] very first hole all the way to the 18th. I just kept waiting. I know my feeling is pretty good right now,” said Hsu. “A lot of birdie chances. I just kept waiting, and finally when I made the turn, three birdies in a row on the back nine on holes 12, 13, 14.

Rolex Rankings No. 3 Sei Young Kim, Kelly Tan, Jiwon Jeon, Ruixin Liu and Luna Sobrón Galmes are tied behind Hsu at 4-under


Pure Silk 2021 R1

“I think first of all it was a really good ball striking day and I gave myself a lot of chances on the greens,” said Tan. “I took care of the par-5s, it was just really fun out there today and I liked the chances that I had.”

“I had three weeks off, so I was just practicing my short game, and I know that the fairways and rough isn’t like really thick here, so I was focusing on having good contact on the ball,” said 23-year-old Jeon. “And I think the putting here is really key for the tournament, so I worked on my distance putting and I think that worked out pretty good, too.


Pure Silk 2021 R1

Two-time winner Ariya Jutanugarn carded a total one-under par 70 to sit four strokes behind the lead.

10-time LPGA Tour winner Paula Creamer, making her return this week after leaving the Tour in 2019 due to injuries, shot five-over par 76, two strokes better than defending champion Bronte Law.


Pure Silk 2021 R1

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Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
1
Wei-Ling Hsu
-5
66
T2
Ruixin Liu
-4
67
T2
Luna Sobron Galmes
-4
67
T2
Kelly Tan
-4
67
T2
Jiwon Jeon
-4
67
T2
Sei Young Kim
-4
67
T7
Elizabeth Szokol
-3
68
T7
Tiffany Joh
-3
68
T7
Ryann O’Toole
-3
68
T7
Megan Khang
-3
68
T7
Stacy Lewis
-3
68
T12
Dani Holmqvist
-2
69
T12
Mina Harigae
-2
69
T12
Katelyn Dambaugh
-2
69
T12
Kristy McPherson
-2
69
T12
Jodi Ewart Shadoff
-2
69
T12
Caroline Inglis
-2
69
T12
Louise Ridderstrom
-2
69
T12
Jasmine Suwannapura
-2
69
T12
Sarah Kemp
-2
69
T12
Amy Olson
-2
69
T12
Katherine Kirk
-2
69
T12
Min Lee
-2
69
T24
Wichanee Meechai
-1
70
T24
Jennifer Song
-1
70
T24
Marissa Steen
-1
70
T24
Nelly Korda
-1
70
T24
Jessica Korda
-1
70
T24
Lauren Coughlin
-1
70
T24
Andrea Lee
-1
70
T24
Ana Belac *
-1
70
T24
Hinako Shibuno *
-1
70
T24
Daniela Darquea
-1
70
T24
Perrine Delacour
-1
70
T24
Brittany Altomare
-1
70
T24
Nicole Broch Larsen
-1
70
T24
Ariya Jutanugarn
-1
70
T24
Brooke M. Henderson
-1
70
T24
Haeji Kang
-1
70
T24
Min Seo Kwak
-1
70
T24
Brittany Lang
-1
70
T24
Sarah Jane Smith
-1
70
T43
Pajaree Anannarukarn
E
71
T43
Na Yeon Choi
E
71
T43
Moriya Jutanugarn
E
71
T43
Angela Stanford
E
71
T43
Lauren Stephenson
E
71
T43
Vicky Hurst
E
71
T43
Dana Finkelstein
E
71
T43
Muni He
E
71
T43
Pernilla Lindberg
E
71
T43
Albane Valenzuela
E
71
T43
Christina Kim
E
71
T43
Xiyu Lin
E
71
T43
Mo Martin
E
71
T43
Su Oh
E
71
T43
Emma Talley
E
71
T43
Anne van Dam
E
71
T59
Dottie Ardina
1
72
T59
Alena Sharp
1
72
T59
Leona Maguire
1
72
T59
Jennifer Chang
1
72
T59
Sung Hyun Park
1
72
T59
Jacqui Concolino
1
72
T59
Ssu-Chia Cheng
1
72
T59
Lindy Duncan
1
72
T59
Kristen Gillman
1
72
T59
Jenny Coleman
1
72
T59
Stephanie Meadow
1
72
T59
Austin Ernst
1
72
T59
Maia Schechter
1
72
T72
Gemma Dryburgh
2
73
T72
Janie Jackson
2
73
T72
Jessica Porvasnik #
2
73
T72
Nuria Iturrioz
2
73
T72
Jaclyn Lee
2
73
T72
Paula Reto
2
73
T72
Jennifer Kupcho
2
73
T72
Lexi Thompson
2
73
T72
Ally Ewing
2
73
T72
Sarah Burnham
2
73
T72
Haley Moore
2
73
T72
Mariah Stackhouse
2
73
T72
Lindsey Weaver
2
73
T72
Kendall Dye
2
73
T72
Laetitia Beck
2
73
T72
Jaye Marie Green
2
73
T72
Lauren Kim
2
73
T72
Lizette Salas
2
73
T72
Giulia Molinaro
2
73
T72
Haru Nomura
2
73
T72
Linnea Johansson
2
73
T72
Bianca Pagdanganan
2
73
T94
Cydney Clanton
3
74
T94
Maria Fernanda Torres
3
74
T94
Alana Uriell
3
74
T94
Matilda Castren
3
74
T94
Kyung Kim
3
74
T94
Benyapa Niphatsophon
3
74
T94
Cindy LaCrosse
3
74
T94
Tiffany Chan
3
74
T94
Nasa Hataoka
3
74
T94
Mind Muangkhumsakul
3
74
T94
Jane Park
3
74
T94
Pornanong Phatlum
3
74
T106
Peiyun Chien
4
75
T106
Anne-Catherine Tanguay
4
75
T106
Liz Nagel
4
75
T106
Madelene Sagstrom
4
75
T106
Brianna Do
4
75
T106
Sarah D. Brown #
4
75
T106
Lee Lopez
4
75
T106
Ashli Bunch
4
75
T106
Clariss Guce
4
75
T106
Gabriela Ruffels *
4
75
T106
Jing Yan
4
75
T106
Katherine Perry-Hamski
4
75
T118
Kris Tamulis
5
76
T118
Paula Creamer
5
76
T118
A Lim Kim
5
76
T118
Cheyenne Woods
5
76
T118
Laura Davies
5
76
T123
Destiny Lawson #
6
77
T123
In Gee Chun
6
77
T123
Celine Herbin
6
77
T123
Esther Henseleit
6
77
T123
Suzuka Yamaguchi
6
77
T128
Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras
7
78
T128
Kris Tschetter
7
78
T128
Alison Walshe
7
78
T128
Jillian Hollis
7
78
T128
Jeongeun Lee
7
78
T128
Pavarisa Yoktuan
7
78
T128
Bronte Law
7
78
T128
Klara Spilkova
7
78
T136
Marina Alex
8
79
T136
Alison Lee
8
79
T136
Linnea Strom
8
79
T139
Amelia Lewis
9
80
T139
Yu Liu
9
80
T139
Ayako Uehara
9
80
T139
Jackie Stoelting
9
80
143
Yujeong Son
10
81
144
Kim Williams
11
82
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