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Fresh off a surprise win on her major debut at the Women’s British Open, 20-year-old Hinako Shibuno stole the spotlight in the first round of the Hokkaido Meiji Cup on Friday.

Rainy conditions did not stop fans from turning out to see Japan’s newest golf sensation in her first tournament since returning home from last weekend’s event in Milton Keynes, England, the only initial letdown was Shibuno’s scorecard.

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