Cristie Kerr leads Navistar LPGA Classic

Prattville, Ala. (AP) - LPGA Championship winner Cristie Kerr shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Morgan Pressel, Anna Nordqvist and Dorothy Delasin in the Navistar LPGA Classic. Kerr, also the LPGA State Farm Classic champion this year, birdied three of the last four holes in

her bogey-free round on the links-style Senator course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Capitol Hill complex. Long-hitting Brittany Lincicome was two strokes back at 67 along with Christina Kim, Vicky Hurst, Giulia Sergas. Silvia Cavalleri was 5 under with a hole left when play was suspended because of darkness. Top-ranked Ai Miyazato opened with a 70, and U.S. Women's Open champion Paula Creamer had a 71 in the tour's first event since the Northwest Arkansas Championship ended Sept. 12.

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