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Mika Miyazato leads by 1 in Arkansas

Rogers, AK (Sports Network) - Mika Miyazato fired a 6-under 65 on Friday to grab a 1-stroke lead after the opening round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship.

Miyazato, last year's Safeway Classic winner, shared second at this event last year behind winner Ai Miyazato, who is no relation.

Angela Stanford, the 2009 runner-up, and So Yeon Ryu opened with rounds of 5- under 66 at Pinnacle Country Club and they share second.

Stacy Lewis and Suzann Pettersen are among 10 players tied for fourth at minus-4.

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06/21 20:42:56 ET

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