Canada's Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic


"I played really nicely", said Pace. I was hitting the ball really well and some putts were dropping, which is kind of a change from the last few weeks. The leaderboard is packed.

"It was just a stupid club coming in", she said.

Henderson ended the day with a 4-under 67. "Today was bogey-free, so I love it".

"I was surprised when I looked at the leaderboard and had a two-shot lead on the 18th green but I'm super happy", Henderson said. So to get my fourth win is super exciting and Im just excited for the rest of the summer now.”.

"This morning, (my Dad) said, 'Do it for me, ' so this is definitely for him", Henderson said. "He's my coach and my best friend and a great father".

Americans Lexi Thompson (69) and Michelle Wie (65) finished two strokes back of Henderson at 15 under.

“Could have been really close to being a great shot, ” Henderson said. “The wind just started blowing and it was just interesting.

Henderson shot 17-under and won by two shots.

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Shin, whose lone LPGA victory came at the Texas Shootout previous year, reeled off five straight birdies from the 10th hole, all from eight feet or longer as her putter caught fire. "You never know who's going to win when you tee it up, so you just have to hope it's you".

Moriya Jutanugarn was 9 under after a 66. She began with six pars before making consecutive birdies at numbers seven and eight and then adding one more birdie at No. 11. I just didn't play as well. But she bogeyed No. 10 to fall out of the lead.

Thompson had the lowest round Friday at 61 and Lee shot his second straight 65 to leave them tied at 130.

"It's been rough. This year has been very much up-and-down", said Sagstrom. "I'm just excited. It was a good week for me here a year ago so I have great memories".

South Korea's Hyo Joo Kim is two shots further back at 12 under.

Grand Rapids (US), Jun 18 (PTI) Indian golfer Aditi Ashok stayed on course for her best finish of the season as she held on to the tied 18th position with a three-under 66 in the third round of the Meijer LPGA Classic here.

The LPGA Tour heads to Arkansas next week for the WalMart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G, where Ko defends.

Thompson won the Kingsmill Championship last month in Virginia for her eighth LPGA Tour title after losing the ANA Inspiration in a playoff after being penalized four strokes for a rules violation reported by a television viewer.