An impressive 65 (-5) third round on Saturday at the KPMG Championship in Newtown Square, Pa., Saw Canadian golfer Brooke M. Henderson move up to second in the competition.
Henderson started his day brilliantly by hitting four birdies on the nine to go. She added another during the return nine, without making a bug. Having hit the ball 205 (-5) chances, Henderson shares her second place with Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist.
The two ladies will enter the final round just two strokes behind the leader, South Korean Sei Young Kim, who handed in a third card of 67 (-3).
“I’m really happy with how my day went,” Henderson said on the LPGA website after completing his 54th hole of the tournament. I was able to do four birdies quickly and was able to start the comeback at -4. It’s good to have climbed the rankings like I did and I’m excited for the opportunity that presents itself to me tomorrow. [dimanche]. “
The other Canadian in the running, Alena Sharpe, hit the white object as many times as the day before, that is to say 73 (+3) times. Her cumulative total of 217 (+7) allows her to share 49th place with five other participants.
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Martin Laird and Patrick Cantlay shared first in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open with three other golfers after 36 holes, but the Scotsman and American fell apart after day three on Saturday in Las Vegas. .
Both men handed cards 65 (-5). Laird scored four birdies and an eagle, while Cantlay set six birdies.
The round of the day, however, goes to American Matthew Wolff, who hit the ball 61 (-10) occasions. The 21-year-old was particularly impressive on the return nine, as he had three Eagles in the span of five holes. He added four birdies to his run, never committing a bug or worse. He shares third place with Americans Wyndham Clark, Brian Harman and Austin Cook, with a cumulative 195 (-18). These four men will ensure the pursuit on Sunday, they who are two strokes behind the leaders.
Canadian Adam Hadwin also put on a good show with a third round of 62 (-9). A jump of 47 positions allows him to share ninth place with four other competitors, four strikes from the head. For his part, Michael Gligic, the other representative of the maple leaf still in the competition, is tied at 14e rank, one shot behind Hadwin.