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Henderson wins in Hawai’i to tie Canadian mark

Associated Press KAPOLEI, Hawai’i — Brooke Henderson successfully defended her Lotte Championship title Saturday to tie Sandra Post’s record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian, with eight. The 21-year-old Henderson closed with a 2-under 70 at breezy Ko Olina Golf Club for a four-stroke victory over Eun-Hee Ji. Henderson rebounded from a bogey on the par-5 first hole with birdies on the par-4 third and par-5 fifth, also birdied the par-4 11th and closed with seven consecutive pars to finish at 16-under 272. George Knudson and Mike Weir share the Canadian mark on the PGA Tour, also winning eight times each. Ji shot a 73. Ariya Jutanugarn (73) and Minjee Lee (74) tied for third at 11 under.

Henderson wins in Hawai’i to tie Canadian mark

Associated Press KAPOLEI, Hawai’i — Brooke Henderson successfully defended her Lotte Championship title Saturday to tie Sandra Post’s record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian, with eight. The 21-year-old Henderson closed with a 2-under 70 at breezy Ko Olina Golf Club for a four-stroke victory over Eun-Hee Ji. Henderson rebounded from a bogey on the par-5 first hole with birdies on the par-4 third and par-5 fifth, also birdied the par-4 11th and closed with seven consecutive pars to finish at 16-under 272. George Knudson and Mike Weir share the Canadian mark on the PGA Tour, also winning eight times each. Ji shot a 73. Ariya Jutanugarn (73) and Minjee Lee (74) tied for third at 11 under.

McCarron leads Champions field by 3 in Georgia

Scott McCarron shot a 2-under-par 70 on Saturday to complete the second round with a three-stroke lead over Rocco Mediate going into Sunday’s final round of the Champions Tours Mitsubishi Electric Classic in Duluth, Ga. McCarron, who is at 6-under 138, had three birdies and a bogey on Saturday, extending his lead from 4-under when play was suspended on Friday. Mediate, who finished the first round at 73, had six birdies and two bogeys in a 4-under second round, which featured one stretch of birdies on Nos.

Golf-Johnson surges into lead at windy Hilton Head

World number one Dustin Johnson overhauled halfway leader Shane Lowry to open up a one-stroke advantage after the third round of the windswept RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Saturday. Johnson, a South Carolina native, shot a three-under 68 in trying conditions to end on 10-under 203, making his move with three consecutive birdies from the 13th and holding on to his lead despite dropping shots at 16 and 17. Lowry’s lead evaporated with three bogeys on the back nine and he finished with an even-par 71, tied for second on nine-under along with Ian Poulter (67) and Rory Sabbatini (68) at Hilton Head Island’s Harbour Town Golf Links.

Scott McCarron opens 3-shot lead in PGA Tour Champions event

Scott McCarron birdied the par-5 18th hole Saturday to take a three-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Mitsubishi Electric Classic. The 53-year-old McCarron completed a 4-under 68 in the morning in the rain-delayed second round and shot a 70 in the afternoon to reach 6-under 138 at TPC Sugarloaf, the site of his last two PGA Tour titles. It was a tough day again,” McCarron said.

Eighty teams set for unique Zurich Classic of New Orleans event that begins four-day run Thursday

Going into the third year of its unique two-man format, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans has again drawn golfers intrigued by the prospect of participating in a PGA Tour event with a friend or fellow countryman, or even a brother. If it’s not longtime golfing pals like Billy Horschel and Scott Piercy, it’s the all-Down Under team of Jason Day and Adam Scott, or the brother act of Brooks and Chase Koepka that want to take a break from the Tour’s season-long grind. All three teams will be part of this year’s Zurich Classic, which begins its four-day run Thursday at the TPC Louisiana layout in Avondale. This year’s event, which features the best-ball format on Thursday and Saturday and alternate

Women’s Golf Finishes 2nd At ACC Championships

Round 3 Team Leaderboard / Round 3 Individual Leaderboard / Round 3 Team and Individual Leaderboard / 2018-19 Women’s Golf Statistics GREENSBORO, N.C. (seminoles.com) – Freshman Frida Kinhult finished in a tie for fifth place in the individual standings, and the No. 9 ranked Seminole women’s golf team finished in second place in the team standings as play in the 31st Annual ACC Championship at the Sedgefield Country Club concluded Saturday. Florida State finished with the best team score of the round for the second time in the three round tournament but fell short of winning its first ever ACC Championship as they finished second behind Wake Forest. The Seminoles have now finished in second place

17-year-old am Akshay Bhatia makes Web.com Tour cut after Monday qualifying into field

Akshay Bhatia might not be an amateur for much longer. If his recent results are any indication, the fledgling talent should assimilate into the pro ranks just fine. Bhatia, the 17-year-old who made his PGA Tour debut last month at the Valspar Championship, was able to Monday qualify into the Web.com Tour’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Championship, and has made the most of his opportunity by making the cut at the rain-delayed event.

Day, Scott highlight 79-team Zurich Classic field

The field for next week’s Zurich Classic is set. Seventy-nine teams will tee it up in the team event at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La. including Australians Adam Scott and Jason Day, European Ryder Cuppers Tommy Fleetwood and Sergio Garcia, and brothers Brooks and Chase Koepka.

Lowry holds 1-stroke lead halfway through rainy RBC Heritage

Shane Lowry parred his final two holes Saturday to hold on to a one-stroke lead through two rounds in the rain-delayed RBC Heritage. Lowry was among 56 players who didn’t finish Friday because of a nearly four-hour weather delay. The Irishman made pars on the 17th and 18th holes at Harbour Town Golf Links to finish a 68 and remain at 9 under.