Karine Icher and her caddie husband, Fred, evaluated the conditions and course at challenging Lake Merced and decided on a Day 1 strategy: stay short of the pin and putt uphill.
The U.S. Women’s Open suspended play Friday night due to fog covering the Sebonack Golf Club, but not after Cal alum Emily Childs and rising sophomore Hannah Suh concluded their runs in their first appearances at an LPGA Tour major.
The idea is to take the concept of the July Opens in Britain and build a March-to-August schedule of monthly major triple headers.
Gwladys Nocera and Beatriz Recari each shot a 6-under 66 on Friday and were tied for the lead after the second round of the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge.
A transgender woman is suing the LPGA over a requirement which states all competitors must be “female at birth.”