Jessica Korda makes 3 eagles, shoots 61 to tie LET record (2022)

Jessica Korda makes 3 eagles, shoots 61 to tie LET record (1)

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SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) — Jessica Korda made three eagles Thursday in an 11-under 61 that equaled a Ladies European Tour record and gave her a five-shot lead after the first round of the Aramco Team Series in Sotogrande, Spain.

Korda also added six birdies to go with one bogey on the par-4 eighth to break the course record at La Reserva Club and equal the lowest round in relation to par on the Ladies European Tour.

The American was at 7 under after seven holes following eagles at the par-5 second and sixth holes. She added her third eagle on the 16th, also a par 5.

“I have never made three eagles in a round, so I’m definitely going to remember this one,” Korda said. “For the last month and change, I think I haven’t really been converting any putts and the floodgates opened today. Hopefully, they can continue tomorrow and that’s the beauty of golf.”

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Manon De Roey of Belgium and Pia Babnik of Slovenia were tied for second after both shot a 66. Nelly Korda, Jessica's sister, was one shot further back in a tie for fourth despite a double-bogey 7 on the sixth.

The event features a 54-hole individual tournament taking place alongside a 36-hole team event.

The quartet including Jessica Korda, Tereza Melecka, Noora Komulainen and amateur Malcolm Borwick also hold a one-shot lead in the team event.

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