Irving, TX (Sports Network) - Caroline Masson fired a 7-under 64 on Thursday to grab a 2-stroke lead after the opening round of the inaugural North Texas LPGA Shootout.
Masson carded her best-ever score on the LPGA Tour. The rookie has missed the cut in four of her five starts this year.
Carlota Ciganda is alone in second place at minus-5 at Las Colinas Country Club.
Women's world No. 1 Inbee Park posted a 4-under 67. She is tied for third place with Mo Martin, Kristy McPherson, Mi Jung Hur and Felicity Johnson.
Amateur Taylor Coleman stands alongside Hee Young Park and Christina Kim in eighth place at 3-under 68.
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