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Lin Has 9 Birdies for a 64; 14-year-old Shoots 70 on LPGA

Xiyu Janet Lin, of China, lines up a a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the Dana Classic LPGA golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Xiyu Janet Lin, of China, lines up a a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the Dana Classic LPGA golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Cincinnati (AP) -- Xiyu “Janet” Lin of China opened with five birdies in six holes, birdied all but one of the par 5s and had an 8-under 64 on Thursday for a one-shot lead over Nasa Hataoka in the Kroger Queen City Championship.

The LPGA Tour returned to Cincinnati for the first time in 33 years and was greeted with a gorgeous day and plenty of good scoring at Kenwood Country Club.