May 26, 7:58 PM EDT

Kim shoots 64, leads Jutanugarn by a shot on LPGA Tour

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Christina Kim took advantage of favorable conditions Thursday morning, shooting an 8-under 64 to top the leaderboard in the inaugural Volvik Championship.

Ariya Jutanugarn, coming off consecutive wins on the LPGA Tour, was a shot back after her morning round at Travis Pointe. The 20-year-old Jutanugarn is coming off a victory at the Kingsmill Championship after becoming the first Thai winner in tour history in Alabama.

The course conditions got tougher later in the day when the wind picked up and the pins got tougher to shoot for on drying greens.

Minjee Lee, So Yeon Ryu and Marina Alex shot 68, putting them four shots behind Kim.

Second-ranked Inbee Park's lingering thumb injury led her to withdraw from the tournament.

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