Jessica Korda’s baggage still hasn’t made it to Scotland, however she one way or the other wasn’t phased in her opening spherical at the Girls’s British Open.
Korda, wearing borrowed garments from FootJoy, posted a 5-under 66 on Thursday and sits in second after the opening spherical at the main championship at Muirfield.
“I know where it is. I have an air tag on it,” Korda mentioned of her bag. “I can’t get anyone to actually go get it.
“Monday I wore Megan Khang’s pants. Tuesday I wore my sister’s pants and Wednesday I wore Alison Lee’s pants. And today I’m wearing FootJoy pants.”
Korda, regardless of a bogey on her second gap, made 4 birdies after which an eagle on the par-5 seventeenth to get to 5-under on the day, one shot behind Japan’s Hinako Shibuno — who received the event in 2019.
Korda, the previous LPGA Rookie of the 12 months, is presently No. 14 in the Rolex Rankings. She has six top-25 finishes to this point this 12 months in 10 begins, together with her greatest mark a runner-up end at the Chevron Championship.
Whereas she still has a protracted methods to go to tug off a win this week, Korda mentioned she’s given up on getting her baggage again in time. She has an air tag on it, so she will see it sitting in the airport. However for no matter cause, it’s not making its manner from Switzerland to Scotland.
“If anyone knows anyone at the Zurich airport that would like to put my suitcase on the one flight a day that they have coming into Edinburgh, I’d deeply appreciate it … If it comes here great, but if not, it is what it is,” she mentioned. “At this point I’m playing a golf tournament. FootJoy sent me a bunch of clothes. Yeah, we just try to figure it out from there.”