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Sports Canada's Brooke Henderson holds onto 1-shot lead at Lotte Championship

10:15  14 april  2018
10:15  14 april  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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Canada ' s Brooke Henderson holds onto 1 - shot lead at Lotte Championship | CBC Sports Brooke Henderson kept giving herself chances to run away from the field

Canada ' s Brooke Henderson hits out of a bunker on the fourth hole during the third round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship at the Ko Olina Golf Club on Friday in Kapolei, Hawaii. Instead, she had to be satisfied with barely hanging onto the lead .

a man throwing a ball: Canada's Brooke Henderson hits out of a bunker on the fourth hole during the third round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship at the Ko Olina Golf Club on Friday in Kapolei, Hawaii.© Harry How / Getty Images Canada's Brooke Henderson hits out of a bunker on the fourth hole during the third round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship at the Ko Olina Golf Club on Friday in Kapolei, Hawaii.

Brooke Henderson settled for a one-stroke lead after late struggles on the greens Friday in the Lotte Championship.

Five strokes ahead early on the back nine, Henderson four-putted the par-3 16th for a double bogey and bogeyed the par-4 18th. She finished with a 1-over 73 to drop to nine under with a round left.

Seeking her sixth LPGA Tour victory, the 20-year-old Canadian opened with bogey-free rounds of 68 and 66 at Ko Olina.

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Mo Martin was second after a 72. The 2014 Women's British Open champ countered two bogeys with an eagle on the par-5 13th.

Japan's Nasa Hataoka, who is a year younger than Henderson, had a 68 to join third-ranked Inbee Park (71) at 7 under. Hataoka won the 2016 Japan Women's Open, becoming the first amateur — and youngest player — to win a Japan LPGA major.

Top-ranked Shanshan Feng was 6 under along with Lizette Salas. Feng's 74 was only her second over-par round of the year. Salas, who lost a playoff at the Lotte in 2013, shot 70. Hawaii's Michelle Wie moved up 13 spots, to 18th, with a 69.

Brooke Henderson on pace to become most decorated Canadian pro golfer .
Brooke Henderson is just three wins away from becoming the most decorated Canadian professional golfer of all time — and she’s only 20 years old. After her sixth career LPGA Tour victory Sunday at the Lotte Championship in Hawaii, the native of Smiths Falls, Ont., is on track to eclipse the Canadian-high mark of eight wins, held jointly by Sandra Post, Mike Weir, and George Knudson. "It’s actually amazing, when I think about it, that I’m this close already," said Henderson from Los Angeles, where she is competing this week. "I’d love to get a couple more wins this season and go from there.

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