Brooke Henderson hangs on to win LPGA’s Lotte
July 18, 2018 | 83° | Check Traffic

Sports Breaking| Top News

Brooke Henderson hangs on to win LPGA’s Lotte

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Brooke M. Henderson, of Candada, holds the championship trophy after winning the final round of the 2018 LPGA Lotte Championship today in Ko Olina.

ADVERTISING

In its seventh year, the Lotte Championship at Ko Olina Golf Club has a seventh different winner.

Brooke Henderson, a 20-year-old from Canada, led at the tournament’s midway point and held on for the final two rounds to capture her sixth LPGA Tour event.

She fashioned a 3-under 69 on Saturday to finish the tournament at 12 under par, four strokes ahead of second-place Inbee Park and Azahara Munoz.

Henderson — whose only round over par was a 73 on Friday — entered Saturday’s final round with a 1-stroke lead over Mo Martin, who dropped out of contention with a 78 on Saturday.

Michelle Wie finished tied for 11th after shooting 1-under 71 on Saturday.

Comments (4)
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.