Brooke Henderson rallied to win the HUGEL Air Premia LA Open on Saturday for her tenth LPGA Tour title, chipping in for birdie on the par-3 twelfth in an early back-nine burst and getting up-and-down for par on the final.
4 strokes behind chief Jessica Korda and three again of top-ranked Jin Younger Ko coming into the sunny day at Wilshire Nation Membership, Henderson closed along with her second straight 4-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over Korda.
The 23-year-old Canadian birdied the par-4 eleventh to take the lead at 15 below, hitting a 144-yard shot to three ft of the again, proper pin. She holed out from 70 ft from proper and beneath the inexperienced on 12, and made a 6-foot birdie putt on the brief par-4 14th.
Henderson bogeyed the par-4 seventeenth to chop her result in two, then chipped inside 2 ft for par on the par-3 18th after her 8-iron shot rolled off the proper fringe of the inexperienced and right into a low assortment space.
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The sixth-ranked Henderson received for the primary time because the Meijer LPGA Traditional in June 2019, when she broke a tie with Sandra Submit on the LPGA tour to say her ninth title and sole possession of the Canadian report, transferring forward of George Knudon and Mike Weir who every have eight.
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Korda closed with a 72, lacking an opportunity for her second victory of the yr after main after every of the primary three rounds. She received the season-opening Diamond Resorts Match of Champions in January for her sixth LPGA Tour title.
Whereas Henderson made her transfer early on the again 9, Ko bogeyed the eleventh and twelfth in a 72 that left her tied with Australia’s Hannah Inexperienced at 14 below. The South Korean star was coming off a two-week break after ending seventh within the ANA Inspiration.
Inexperienced eagled the 14th and birdied the par-5 fifteenth in a 66.
Main champions So Yeon Ryu (68) and Angela Stanford (70) tied for fifth at 12 below.
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