After the first round of the Marathon Classic, Alison Walshe leads the pack after shooting a career-low 6-under 65 Thursday at Highland Meadows Golf Club.
Three players trail Walshe by one shot :Paula Creamer, Lexi Thompson, and Jessica Shepley. They are tied for second with a 5-under 66. Rolex Rankings No. 1 Inbee Park is two shots off the lead in a tie for fifth. Defending champion So Yeon Ryu finished first round play with a 3-under 68 and hometown favorite Stacey Lewis sits at a tie for 31st with a 1-under 70. Bowling Green native, Caroline Powers finished the first round with a 3-over 74.
Second round play starts tomorrow 7:30 a.m at Highland Meadows Golf Course.