EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France - Stacy Lewis made seven consecutive birdies and tied the Evian Masters record with a 9-under-par 63 on Thursday to open a 2-stroke lead after the first round.
The American, a two-time winner this year on the LPGA Tour, matched three-time champion Helen Alfredsson's tournament record set in 2008. Lewis birdied Nos. 5-11 and 17 and 18.
South Korea's Hee Young Park opened with a 65, compatriot Ilhee Lee had a 66, and Japan's Mika Miyazato and Colombia's Mariajo Uribe followed at 67.