SYLVANIA, Ohio– Brooke Henderson did not have her finest things on the Marathon Conventional, nevertheless she did enough to continue to be over of the leaderboard.
Brooke Henderson has 1-shot lead at Marathon Standard
Brooke Henderson of Canada recognizes the gallery on the 18 th void throughout the 3rd spherical of the Marathon Conventional. Image by Matt Sullivan/Getty Photos
The 20- year-old Canadian made 3 bogeys in Saturday’s 3rd round after not going down a shot a day previously. A bogey on the par-Three 14 th dropped her right into a three-way connection for the lead, nevertheless Henderson reacted with a birdie on the par-5 17 th to navigate once more ahead by one stroke. She fired a 2-under 69 for a three-day total of 11- under 202 at Highland Meadows.
” I made some birdies, however I made some bogeys. I really did not strike it exactly how I typically struck it, so I sort of grinded it out as finest I could, which readies. That’s a great indicator when you could still fire under the same level and also not strike it quite possibly,” Henderson discussed. “Simply entering into tomorrow aiming to return to the method I typically strike it, and also with any luck make a great deal of birdies.”
Henderson has 6 LPGA Scenic tour wins, along with one earlier this period. That is the 5th time in her career she has actually held the 54- opening lead. She took place to win on 3 of the 4 previous occasions.
Angela Stanford and also Brittany Lincicome had actually been one stroke behind. Stanford rose right into competitors with a 6-under 65, which connected for the reduced spherical of the day.
Searching for her initial win considering that 2012, Stanford has actually fired back-to-back 65 s after an opening-round73 She attributed a crackling putter for her rise.
” I believe that’s sort of just what’s maintained me in it,” Stanford discussed. “I’m seeing the lines very well. I really did not have the rate the initial day. A I really did not have it in any way. I sort of figured it out the last 2 days.”
Lincicome had a Four-under 67, along with birdies on 2 of the utmost 3 openings. In 10 earlier Marathon Standards, her finest end was a connection for 7th in 2008.
” This golf links is stealthy tight,” discussed the big-hitting Lincicome, that could be searching for her 2nd triumph of the period. “I do not reach strike many motorists, however also the 3-woods and also the crossbreeds off the tee, you need to maintain it in play, and also there are a couple of openings available that I simply hope I survive with a the same level, and also we aim to birdie the others.”
Jacqui Concolino was 2 strokes once more, whereas 11 players had actually been 3 once more, along with safeguarding champ I.Ok. Kim and also NCAA champ Jennifer Kupcho. The Wake Woodland individual is within the topic on an enroller’s exception.
Caroline Hedwall, that was connected with Henderson after the 2nd round, did not make a birdie till the utmost void and also shot 74.