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Wie takes early lead at Women's British Open

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SCOTLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Michelle Wie took an early lead at the Women's British Open on Thursday morning with her eight-under-64 performance.

Wie set a new course record at Kingsbarns with her opening round performance.

After bogeying one her second hole of the day, Wie fired off nine birdies - six of them in the last nine holes.

She ended her day with back-to-back-to-back birdies earning her the top spot on the leaderboard.

She's currently one stroke ahead of I.K. Kim, who's in second heading into tomorrow second round.

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