New Zealand's leading golfers have made unspectacular starts to this week's PGA and LPGA Tour tournaments.

In her final event before next month's women's PGA Championship, Lydia Ko has opened with a one-under par 71.

She's currently tied for 14th in Michigan, but is seven shots behind the outright leader.

Danny Lee and Tim Wilkinson have both carded one-over par rounds to start this week's PGA Tour event in Texas.

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They're currently tied for 83rd, seven shots off the lead.