South Korean’s dominate day one at Turnberry

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There is a distinctly South Korean feel at the top of the day one leaderboard at the Women’s Open at Turnberry.

In the lead currently is Hyo Joo Kim, who hit a bogey free, seven under round of 65 and has set the clubhouse lead so far on day one.

Sandwiched in behind her teenage sensation Lydia Ko, with the 18 year old from New Zealand getting her tournament off to a great start with a 66, which was later matched by America’s Cristie Kerr.

A shot further back on five under are two South Korean’s in the shape of Q Baek and So Yeon Ryu.

The best placed British player currently is England’s Florentyna Parker who shot a four under round of 68.

Defending champion Mo Martin is at two under after a round of 70 while Scotland’s Catriona Matthew who won the Ricoh sponsored event in 2009, shot a 71.