Michelle Wie got the attention, while Kim Saiki collected the birdies in yesterday's opening round of the
Saiki, never a winner in 12 years on the LPGA Tour, shot a career-low 8-under-par 64 for a three-shot lead over Annika Sorenstam and defending champion Se Ri Pak.
Donna Andrews and Jennifer Rosales joined Sorenstam and Pak at 5-under 67.
By far the largest gallery belonged to Wie, with hundreds following the 14-year-old around the sun-baked Superstition Mountain course.
The crowd agonized as Wie, making the first of six LPGA starts this year, shot an even-par 72.
European/Asian -- France's Thomas Levet and Australia's Peter Fowler each shot 5-under 67s to share the first-round lead of the Caltex Masters, which was interrupted because of rain in Singapore.