LPGA: Henderson still at the top of the table

For the third week in a row, the Canadian Brooke M.

LPGA: Henderson still at the top of the table

For the third week in a row, the Canadian Brooke M. Henderson can hope to score a top 10 in an LPGA tournament. Despite a third round of 73 (1), the golfer maintained her tie for sixth place on Saturday at the KPMG Championship, played in Bethesda.

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After a victory at the Shoprite Classic and a ninth place at the Meijer Classic, the representative of the maple leaf will have another opportunity to finish among the top 10.

The 24-year-old alternated bogeys (4) and birdies (3) on her third outing in Maryland, giving her worst card of the competition. She has a cumulative 213 (-3). She will start the final round five shots behind the leader: South Korea's In Gee Chun.

The latter also had her worst day of the tournament, handing over a card of 75 (3), but thanks to an excellent first round of 64 (-8), among other things, she still holds a good two-stroke lead over the American Lexi Thompson, as well as South Koreans Hye-Jin Choi and Sei Young Kim.

For her part, Quebecer Maude-Aimée Leblanc finds herself at the bottom of the ranking of golfers still in contention. The Sherbrooke native was never able to establish her rhythm, having only managed two birdies, against eight bogeys and three double bogeys. She has hit the white object 84 (12) times and finds herself 22 shots behind the leader.

PGA: Schauele and Cantlay fight each other

On the PGA side, Americans Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay respectively preserved first and second place, so they will be paired again for the final round on Sunday.

The point guard, however, saw his comfortable lead of five shots reduced to a single shot, he who hit the white object 67 (-3) times during the third round, against 63 (-7) for his pursuer. They thus have cumulative scores of 193 (-17) and 194 (-16).

American Sahith Theegala is their closest pursuer, with a cumulative 196 (-14).

Adam Svensson is the best Canadian after 54 holes, with a cumulative of 201 (-9). He shares 15th place. Mackenzie Hughes (204; -6) shares 31st position, while Michael Gligic (206; -4) is tied for 42nd. Finally, Ben Silverman (207; -3) is in 55th place.

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