First Round of the Sybase Classic
Annika Sorenstam, Natalie Gulbis and Cristie Kerr were paired together in the first round.
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Cristie Kerr is two strokes off the lead after an opening-round 69.
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Gulbis had back-to-back bogeys on Nos. 3 and 4.
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Anna Rawson is two strokes off the lead at three under par.
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Natalie Gulbis is one over par after an opening-round 73.
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"It's always good motivation to play next to [Annika]. And of course she's playing good," Ochoa said. "She won the last two tournaments, and I know that it's going to be tough to get not only this win, but to get wins this year, but I'm ready to do it."
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The LPGA's No. 1 player, Lorena Ochoa, had only one bogey in her opening round. She finished at four under par.
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"My swing feels really good and my putting feels good," Sorenstam said. "So this is the way I enjoy this game. It's fairways and greens."
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Sorenstam shot a bogey-free 67.
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Sorenstam, who announced her retirement this week, is tied for the lead at five under par.
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Karrie Webb double bogeyed the par-5 11th hole. She is at four over par.
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