facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Icher, Phatlum share Brazil Open lead

May 5, 2012 at 4:43 PM   |   Comments

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 5 (UPI) -- Karine Icher and Pornanong Phatlum each carded rounds of 7-under 66 Saturday, sharing the first-round lead of the Brazil Cup, an unofficial LPGA Tour event.

Icher got hot on the back nine, birdying three of the first four holes around the stretch to join Phatlum in first place after 18 holes of the two-round event at Itanhanga Golf Club.

The first-place duo were one shot ahead of Katie Futcher, who claimed sole possession of third place at 6-under 67.

She was followed by world No. 3 Suzann Pettersen, Brittany Lang and Candie Kung -- each of whom tied for fourth at 5-under 68.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play
2
Arkansas State player fakes death on-field to distract defense, play called 'fainting goat' Arkansas State player fakes death on-field to distract defense, play called 'fainting goat'
3
NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension
4
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely
5
UPI horse racing roundup UPI horse racing roundup
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback