BROOKE HENDERSON WITHIN STRIKING DISTANCE HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND AT CP WOMEN’S OPEN
– News and notes from Magna Golf Club for Friday, August 23rd –
AURORA, Ont. – Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a 3-under-par 69 Friday and heads into the weekend tied for third at the CP Women’s Open at Magna Golf Club.
Henderson, who is looking for her third LPGA Tour win of 2019, trails Nicole Broch Larsen by three shots, who leads at 12-under through two rounds.
Larsen has a one-shot lead over world No. 1 Jin Young Ko. Ko already has three victories this season and has a sizable lead in the Rolex Player of the Year race.
Henderson made two birdies on her first nine holes Friday and added another on the back-nine. She didn’t have as clean a day off the tee as Thursday when she shot a 6-under 66 – hitting only eight of 14 fairways.