Henderson grabs prime position at Women’s PGA Championship
La – Canada’s Brooke Henderson birdied three of her final four holes on the way to a four-under 67 for any two-shot lead following the opening round from the Women’s PGA Championship on Thursday.
Brooke Henderson of Canada plays a bunker shot throughout the LPGA Tour Player Showcase before the start of KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, in the Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Washington, on June 21, 2016.
The 18-year-old Henderson were built with a hole-in-one around the 152-yard 13th hole having a seven-iron.
“It had been an excellent day today,” Henderson stated. “I had been looking to get under componen, but it is difficult to say how hard this program would play entering today and throughout the weekend.”
American Christina Kim and South Korea’s Kim In-Kyung also performed each morning wave and were the only real other players to publish models within the 60s, with shooting two-under 69.
Ariya Jutanugarn, the greatest player around the Tour at this time getting won her past three tournaments, carried out in a sizable number of players at one under. She birdied her latter holes on Thursday.
The very best number of the morning session featured Lydia Ko from Australia and Americans Lexi Thompson and Stacy Lewis. Ko had a set of birdies to choose two bogeys within an even round of 71.
“There’s still a lot of things to pay attention to and consider here,” Ko stated. “There’s still lots of golf to become performed.
“Many of the women are playing good golf. We all know it’s difficult. So we have reached stay patient.”
Lewis was two under through 10 holes, but she bogeyed three of her final five holes to complete at two over.
Second-rated Park In-Bee qualified for that LPGA Hall of Fame by finishing the very first round.
Active players become qualified after playing ten years around the tour.
Park, who’s battling a hands injuries which caused her to set time aside in the Tour, is five shots from the lead.