SHOCKING:Brutal Day for Top 10 Golfers Nelly Korda read full news below.

On the golf course, there’s potential danger lurking around every corner – or every green.

This is true whether you’re a weekend warrior at your local muni or the top-ranked golfer in the world.

Nelly Korda, who has won six of her last seven starts, is the only golfer who can look at Scottie Scheffler’s run of four wins in five tournaments and say, “That’s nothing.”

But Korda proved mortal in the first round of the U.S. Women’s Open at Lancaster Country Club in Pennsylvania.

Wind wreaked havoc with many of the world’s top golfers as Korda approached the par-3 12th hole – her third of the day.

Korda said she was in between clubs on the 161-yard hole, and her 6-iron tee shot cut through the wind and went long, landing in a bunker behind the green.

The green sloped down from back to front, so her blast out rolled off the green and into the water. She put two more shots into the drink before finally landing one within 10 feet of the cup. After a two-putt, she carded at 10.

Korda said after her round (via NBC Sports):

“Just hit some really bad chips over and over again. I’m human; I’m going to have bad days. I played some really solid golf up to this point. Today was just a bad day.”

Korda played the other 17 holes at three over
par, finishing with a 10-over 80.

She was not alone that far down the leaderboard.

Lexi Thompson, who announced her retirement from full-time golf earlier this week, carded a 78. Young phenom Rose Zheng walked away with a 79. Brooke Henderson, who’s fifth in the season-long standings, and Lydia Ko, who ranks third and has won four times over the past three years, joined Korda in the 80 club.

The top score after Thursday’s first round was a 2-under 68, carded by Yuka Saso. She was one of just four golfers to break par.

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