Chien leads Chevron after 1st round, Korda tied for 2nd

Ayaka Furue, of Japan, plays her second shot on the 18th hole Thursday during the first round of The Chevron Championship golf tournament in The Woodlands, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Peiyun Chien shot a 5-under 67 on a rainy Thursday in the transplanted Chevron Championship to take the first-round lead in the LPGA Tour’s first major of the year.