Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Golf Roundup

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Golf Roundup

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Local hero Henderson moves into contention in Canada

Brooke Henderson made a big move Saturday in the Canadian Pacific Women's Open in Ottawa, Ontario, to the delight of her many home fans.

The 19-year-old major champion from nearby Smiths Falls shot a course-record 8-under 63 to get into contention at Ottawa Hunt, finishing before most of the other leaders even teed off.

"I knew I had to get going," Henderson said. "Today is moving day, and I moved, that's for sure."

A day after birdieing the par-5 18th to make the weekend cut on the number, Henderson had eight birdies in her bogey-free round to reach 7 under leaving her three strokes behind third-round leaders Nicole Broch Larsen and Mo Martin.

"I felt like I could make something happen," Henderson said. …

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