4 share lead after 1st round at St Jude Classic

4 share lead after 1st round at St Jude Classic

4 share lead after 1st round at St Jude Classic

South Africa's Schwartzel had five birdies and a bogey in his four-under par 66 while Colombia's Muñoz carded a 67 that featured four birdies and a bogey.

Daniel Berger will head to the US Open with confidence after surprising himself by becoming the fourth player to retain his title at the St Jude Classic in Memphis on Sunday.

Thompson started the day with a one-shot lead, led by four shots at the turn but stumbled on the back nine with four bogeys.

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario - Alena Sharp shot her second straight 66 Friday to move into a share of the lead at 12-under 132 after the second round of the Manulife LPGA Classic.

"I've been striking it nicely now for a few months and just the putter's kind of been a little inconsistent", Brown said.

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South African Charl Schwartzel and Whee Kim of South Korea were a shot behind.

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Schwartzel, who finished a quiet third at the Masters in April at Augusta National, continued a run of good form which he credited to improvements on the greens.

Former World No. 1 Adam Scott rose 54 positions to a share of 11th at five under following his 64, with Phil Mickelson (64) a shot behind.

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Jutanugarn shot a 3-under 69 in the final round and was tied with Thompson and Chun at 17-under 271 heading into the playoff.

Schwartzel grabbed the outright lead by picking up a shot at the second and missed a putt from six feet to double his advantage at the next, before bogeying his penultimate hole. Perrine Delacour (62) and Lindy Duncan (65) were one shot back.

The 24-year-old's one-shot victory saw him follow in the footsteps of David Toms, who won the trophy in 2003 and 2004, after the American claimed his maiden PGA Tour title at this tournament last year.

Kevin Sutherland holed out for an eagle on No. 18 to join McCarron at 203.

Graeme McDowell finished with a two under par round of 68 before heading for Wisconsin and the US Open on the back of a tied-27th finish.

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