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LPGA TOUR

Suwannapura leads after first round

SYLVANIA

Thidapa Suwannapura shot a 6-under-par 65 to take the first-round lead at the Marathon Classic. Suwannapura, who has three top-10 finishes in 120 career LPGA Tour events, birdied five of the final six holes, including the par-5 18th at Highland Meadows.

PGA TOUR

Wheatcroft leads by stroke in Quad Cities

SILVIS, Ill.

Steve Wheatcroft shot a career-best 9-under 62 to take a one-shot lead in the John Deere Classic. Wheatcroft birdied seven of the last nine holes to finish a shot ahead of Michael Kim. Johnson Wagner, Nick Taylor, Andres Romero and Joel Dahmen shot 64s.

U.S. SENIOR WOMEN’S OPEN

Crosby lead after Round 1 in Wheaton

WHEATON, Ill.

Elaine Crosby shot a 3-under-par 70 at Chicago Golf Club for the lead after one round.A winner of two tournaments in 17 LPGA seasons, the 60-year-old Crosby owns a one-shot advantage over Trish Johnson, Laura Davies and Liselotte Neumann.

CHAMPIONS TOUR

Perry, Small share one-stroke lead

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill.

Kenny Perry and Mike Small shot 7-under 65s to share a one-stroke lead in the first round of the Constellation Senior Players Championship. Bart Bryant, Glen Day and 2015 U.S. Senior Open champion Jeff Maggert were one stroke back in the fourth of five majors on the PGA Tour Champions schedule.

EUROPEAN TOUR

List equals course record in Scotland

GULLANE, Scotland

American golfer Luke List equaled the Gullane course record with a 7-under-par 63 to start the Scottish Open.

List moved into the lead with his ninth birdie on the 15th hole and held it to finish the round ahead by one stroke.

Associated Press

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