Henderson on course for Meijer win

Henderson off to hot start at Meijer Classic

Lexi Thompson has continued her remarkable run of form of late by taking the 54 hole lead at the Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids in MI, the 22 year old's lead a narrow one, however, just one ahead of the first and second round leader Brooke Henderson, Koreans Jenny Shin and Sung Hyun Park and South Africa's Lee-Anne Pace.

The Smiths Falls, Ont., native was the leader after each of the first two rounds but had a 67 in the third to drop into a tie for second with Lee-Anne Pace (61), Sung Hyun Park (62) and Jenny Shin (63) at 14 under.

"My irons were really good", the South African player said.

Su Oh heads the Australian challenge after round two at the LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, seven shots off the pace set by teenager Brooke Henderson.

She could have had a bigger lead but ended Friday's round with back-to-back bogeys to reach a 12-under 130 total, setting the Ladies Professional Golf Association tournament's 36-hole record.

"This is definitely a great layout for my game", she said.

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Pace had two eagles and five birdies. "It's been a little bit of a rough season so far, not getting the results that I've been looking for but this week seems to be a turnaround week and hopefully I can just finish strong the next two days", Henderson told reporters. "I'm just excited. It was a good week for me here a year ago so I have great memories".

With the par for the day being reduced to 69, she was five-under 64 for the round and Aditi had a 66, which was three-under.

Ariya Jutanugarn, playing her first event as the No. 1 player in the world, was tied for 30th at four under.

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Moriya Jutanugarn, Ariya Jutanugarn's older sister, is fifth at nine under after a 66. "It's made me play better the last couple of years".

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