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Sports Canadian Brooke Henderson vaults into tie for second at LPGA Tour event

00:45  23 april  2021
00:45  23 april  2021 Source:   thecanadianpress.com

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LOS ANGELES — Canada's Brooke Henderson was tied for second after her second round of the LPGA Tour's HUGEL Air Premia LA Open on Thursday.

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Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ont., shot a 6-under 65 and is now 8 under for the tournament.

The Canadian was tied with Angela Stafford, five strokes back of American Jessica Korda toward the end of the morning wave.

Henderson birdied four of her final five holes in the second round to surge up the leaderboard.


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The 23-year-old Henderson is sixth in the world women's golf rankings.

Henderson has been steady but unspectacular for much of 2021. She's made the cut in all seven tournaments entered, with a top finish of ninth at the season-opening Tournament of Champions.

Henderson has nine career wins on the LPGA Tour.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 22, 2021.

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