Paula Creamer's group won the Kingsmill Championship Pro-Am on Wednesday.
She played in a group with Lance Brown, Mark Cassady, Arthur Jaklitsch and John McKee.
In second place was Natalie Gulbis' group with Joe Latchum, Fred Ramsey, Ron Staples and Jim Stergiou. In third was Stacy Lewis' group with Chip Devine, Mark McNitt, Kevin Murphy and Steven Roznowski.
Four LPGA golfers volunteered to help out with Bread Day Wednesday at Grove Christian Outreach Center in James City County. Stephanie Louden, Isabelle Beisiegel, Jennie Lee and Jenny Suh helped distribute food to clients at the center.
Course is mostly unchanged
Tour veteran Sophie Gustafson said she hadn't noticed much being different at Kingsmill's River Course since the LPGA last played it in 2009.
"I don't think there is any change," Gustafson said. "My caddie said they moved us back on 7, but that's the only thing that he mentioned." She was referring to the par-5, 525-yard hole No. 7.
Next big break?
Marcela Leon earned an exemption into the Kingsmill Championship by winning the Golf Channel's reality competition the "Big Break" in July. A native of Monterey, Mexico, Leon has been playing golf for more than 25 years.
She was a scholarship golfer at San Jose State University and turned professional after graduation in 2002, playing on the LPGA's developmental Symetra Tour ever since.
Leon was optimistic Wednesday about playing the River Course.
"I really like the view of it, it really fits my eye," Leon said. "The conditions are impeccable. I'm pretty pumped about playing this golf course and, you know, I've been playing well.
"I've been practicing the right way and just see and wait."
New golfer in town
First-time Kingsmill participant Lexi Thompson, a rookie, became the youngest person ever to win on the LPGA Tour last year when she won the Navistar LPGA Classic at 16. Thompson, 17, is from Coral Springs, Fla.
"I hear a lot of fans come out, and I've gotten to interact with a few of them already," Thompson said. "The course is in great shape, a little wet. But it's playing pretty hard, so definitely a little longer."Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun