JERSEY CITY, NJ - Yana Wilson of Henderson, Nevada, leads the Mizuho Americas Open after the first round with a stableford score of 41. Scoring for stableford is as follows:
8 points: Double eagle
5 points: Eagle
3 points: Birdie
2 points: Par
1 point: Bogey
0 points: Double bogey
The University of Oregon commit started the round consistent with eight consecutive pars before carding her first birdie of the day on the par 4 No. 9. After making the turn to the back nine, Wilson carded four more birdies, finishing the day bogey-free.
"A remember making a couple long putts. The putter was really working well today and I hit some good iron shots, so I was proud of myself for that."
The second round will have two waves for the AJGA players off Nos. 1 and 10 at 9:05 a.m. and 2:05 p.m. EDT.
The tournament will also be aired on Golf Channel from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT.