SLYVANIA, OH - Katelyn Dambaugh shot a 5-under 66 on Thursday and is just 1 shot out of the lead after the first round of the Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Ohio.
Dambaugh, a Pinewood Prep and South Carolina alum, shot her best round since becoming a pro and is part of a seven-way tie for 2nd place.
Thidapa Suwannapura has the lead after shooting a 6-under 65 in round 1.
Dambaugh got off to a rough start bogeying par 4's on 1 and 5. But she'd quickly rebound by getting birdies on holes 6, 7, 8 and 9. On the back nine she added birdies on 13, 15 and 17.