Henderson uses hot putter to lead Lotte Championship

  • Henderson uses hot putter to lead Lotte Championship

Henderson uses hot putter to lead Lotte Championship

Sixteen people died when a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos, a junior team in the Saskatchewan league, crashed last week when a tractor trailer collided with it. Henderson played her rounds with green and yellow ribbon in her hair, the teams colors.

Even top-ranked Shanshan Feng struggled.

The 35-year-old 2014 British Open victor from Pasadena, California, carded four bogeys and a double-bogey as her quest for a first career LPGA win in the United States continued.

"It's frustrating how I couldn't play like I hoped to". "I kind of came here to redeem myself because with my distance, this course shouldn't be as hard as I played it a year ago".

Henderson, who won't be 21 until September, won her sixth LPGA Tour title, leaving her just two short of Sandra Post for most wins by a Canadian player. At the turn, the 2016 Player of the Year was 3 under and three back. "I guess the head landed on the shaft and when I took it out at the next hole, it went (bending noise)". Pernilla Lindberg made the trip after winning the season's first major with a playoff victory over former No. 1 Inbee Park at the ANA Inspiration on April 2.

Spain's Azahara Munoz had a 67, the low round of the day, to finish second. "They're in my thoughts and prayers", she said.First-round leader Feng rolled in three birdies in her bogey free round, while defending champion Cristie Kerr had a 75 to reach two-over 146, six shots back of Henderson.Hawaii native Michelle Wie shot a 73 and is tied for 31st.

After Friday's frantic finish, who knows how many are in contention Saturday?

"(Inkster) gave me the opportunity to be able to experience that kind of crowd, that kind of vibe", Yin said.

As for runner-up Munoz, she matched her best result on tour in four years.

DULUTH, Ga. - Jay Haas almost shot his age Friday to take the lead into a 36-hole Saturday finish in the PGA Tour Champions' Mitsubishi Electric Classic.

New South Welshwoman Rebecca Artis will join the WA pair in round three, although with five birdies in her first two rounds, she won't be thrilled that she's two over after twin rounds of 73. "My motivation just snapped after the double bogey on No. 5".