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Stacy Lewis takes early lead at U.S. Women's Open with a 67
Stacy Lewis takes early lead at U.S. Women's Open with a 67

Comparisons were inevitable by hosting the U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open on the game golf course in consecutive weeks at Pinehurst, N.C. Only these had nothing to do with numbers. Stacy Lewis found comfort in comparisons with U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer. The No. 1 player in women's golf studied Pinehurst No. 2 on her own a few weeks ago, formulated an idea how to play the golf course, and then watched Martin Kaymer follow the script she had in her head and win by eight shots. Just like Kaymer, she opened Thursday without a bogey on her card, a three-under-par 67 for a one-shot lead over Michelle Wie. "It was cool to see the plan I had laid out in my head. He was kind of...

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