Canada’s Brooke Henderson continued her fight for victory at the AIG Open in Carnoustie, Scotland, on Saturday despite a two bogey late finish in the third round.
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The Maple Leaf representative notably sent his tee shot into the tall grass on the 15th hole, before ending up in a sand trap a few moments later.
“The last holes are definitely the hardest holes here and especially when it started to rain it got a little tougher,” Henderson told TSN. But I am happy with the way I played today and the way I fought.”
Henderson played 70 good cards for a cumulative return of 210 (-6). She is eighth in the event’s classification, three strokes behind leaders Anna Nordquist (65) and Nanna Korstze Madsen (68).
Satisfied, he now believes the weather conditions will have a significant impact on the fourth and final round of this LPGA tournament.
When asked about his outlook for Sunday, Henderson said, “It definitely depends on the weather and the ground conditions.” It changes all the time so you have to adapt. I think most of the time I have shot quality shots and our game plan is pretty solid.”
Henderson has never performed better than 11th place in the major tournament, which until last year was known as the British Open. She has one Grand Slam win at the PGA Women’s Championship in 2016 and 10 victories on the LPGA Tour.
To improve his harvest, however, he has to be at the top of his game, as 14 competitors are three strokes or less to the head, including Americans Nelly Korda (70) and Lexi Thompson (70) as well as Thais. Are included. Aria Jutanugarn (68).
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