Brooke Henderson One Back Of Lead In China

Brooke Henderson (File Photo: Flagstick.com)
Brooke Henderson (Photo: Scott MacLeod)
Brooke Henderson (Photo: Scott MacLeod)

She showed better form at the Evian Championship two weeks ago in France with a top ten finish and now Brooke Henderson appears to have carried that momentum into the start of the LPGA’s Asian Swing.

The 19 year-old from Smiths Falls is just one stroke off the lead at the Reignwood LPGA Classic in Nankou, Beijing, China.

The Canadian was blemish free in her opening round, posting a bogey free 66 that was highlighted 7 birdies on the par 73 host course.

She only trails one very familiar face, Ariya Jutanugarn, who opened with a 65.

The other Canadians in the field, Maude-Aimee Leblanc and Alena Sharp, shot 72 and 74, respectively.

Leblanc shares 28th while Sharp is tied for 49th.

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