Charley Hull of England plays her tee shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the 77th US Women's Open Championship at Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club on June 02, 2022 in Southern Pines, North Carolina.

The U.S. Women’s Open is underway at Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club in Southern Pines, and what a great first day of play we had Thursday.

Despite the sweltering heat on the course, Mina Harigae shot a course record 64, with a staggering nine birdies on the day. She also had two bogeys, and is one shot ahead of amateur Ingrid Lindblad.

Here’s a look at some of our favorite images from the first round. You can see the full leaderboard here.