Meijer LPGA Classic. Brooke Henderson Wins.

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Brooke Henderson from Canada wins the Meijer LPGA Classic by one shot  at Blythefield Country Club with -2 under par 70 final round, and a tournament total of -21 under par.

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Brooke carded -2 under 70 to win the Meijer LPGA Classic title by one stroke at -21 under, breaking a tie with Sandra Post for the Canadian win record on the LPGA Tour, and on Fathers day when he was looking on;

“That’s really cool, earlier this year to get my eighth win and to tie that record was a huge deal for me.”

“To now to kind of breakthrough that is awesome. I’m just really excited for the rest of the summer and hopefully many more wins in the future.”

“It’s really special, I’m so happy that both my mom and my dad can be out here to watch my sister and I win this. It’s always special when they’re here, especially on Father’s Day.”

“When I was walking up here I thought maybe I would have to birdie or eagle this hole to get the job done, but when I looked at the scoreboard I was sort of shocked that all I needed to do was three-putt and par.”

“I’m really grateful about that because I was shaking pretty bad on those last couple putts.”

Four ladies tied in second place at -20 under, Nasa Hataoka, Japan, a flying -7 under 65 final round, Sue Oh, Australia, -6 under 66 today, and from the USA, Lexi Thompson and Brittany Altomare, both with -4 under 68 last rounds.

Lexi did not have her A Game today;

“Unfortunately, I didn’t hit it that great today, but I made some really good putts on my second nine.”

“I had a little bit of a muscle spasm in my shoulder all day, but it is what it is, you can’t control that. So, overall great week.”

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Memorial Tournament. Patrick Cantlay Wins.

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Patrick Cantlay, USA, wins the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club, with some help from his  friend and mentor Jack Nicklaus.Nicklaus' advice helps Cantlay win the Memorial Tournament

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Patrick fired a memorable -8 under 64 in the final round to win the Memorial Tournament by two strokes at -19 under par, after acting on some good advice from Jack on Friday;

“I was in there having lunch after the early morning round on Friday, and he grabbed me aside and said, you need to go out there, have a good time.”

“Look around when you’re out there. Look at all the people having a great time.”

“And then you need to have a great time and realize that that’s why you’re there and relax and go have fun and go win the golf tournament.”

“And I definitely said that to myself down the stretch today on the back nine.”

“It put me a little more at ease, and I hit a lot of really nice quality shots with the lead, coming down the stretch.”

Jack was looking see if Patrick smiled on his last round;

“He did it at 15!.” 

Adam Scott, Australia, took second place at -17 under par, a final round of -4 under 68 not good enough to mount a serious challenge;

“It’s tough on the PGA TOUR. If you don’t get to twenty under, don’t think about winning.”

“It’s disappointing not to win, for sure. I really played good golf this week, and it just wasn’t good enough. So I’ve just got to be a little bit better.”

“But I’m very happy with where things are at. It’s just going to make me hungrier for two weeks’ time now, and it’s a good time to be playing well.”

Third round leader Martin Kaymer, Germany, fell off the pace on the back nine of his final round, bogeys at 12, 13, and at the last as well, scuppered any chances he had of winning, finishing in third spot with a -15 under total, a last round of even par disappointing, poor putting was the main cause;

“I played good golf all week. I just didn’t make as many putts today.”

“To shoot level par today wasn’t my greatest round, but overall I’m very happy the way I play golf, and especially now for the next few weeks coming up.”

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Memorial Tournament. Martin Kaymer Leads.

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Martin Kaymer from Germany has the 54 hole lead in the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Ohio.

Kaymer leads entering Sunday at Muirfield Village

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Martin carded a -6 under par 66 to hold the 54 hole lead at the Memorial Tournament at -15 under, a two shot advantage for tomorrow’s final round;

“I really enjoy playing this golf course.”

“I hit a lot fairways, my short game is where it should be and I think it’ll be an exciting Sunday.”

“I listen too much to other people. And also a bit of belief. Sometimes you would think I won so many big tournaments I should have so much belief in myself that I can win any week.”

“But that’s not the case because certain times you just feel like you’re not on your “A” game.”

“Sometimes it’s still enough to win, but at the moment or the last two years, I was just not there.”

“I just didn’t believe that I could win the tournament that I’m playing.”

Adam Scott, Australia, shot another round of -6 under 66 to claim second place on his own with a -13 under total. He will not be stressed about tomorrow, the last time that happened was when he was a junior;

“It was the 1996 Gary Player Junior Classic, and it was a pretty big tournament in Queensland for juniors. You won a white jacket, which is weird because he was the Black Knight.”

 “I’d given myself a 54-hole lead, and I was so concerned about the whole thing I just couldn’t sleep at all that night. I was awake all night, I couldn’t switch my head off.”

Three players are then tied in third place at -11 under par, Patrick Cantlay, -4 under 68 today, and Jordan Spieth, -3 under 69, both from the USA, share the spot with Hideki Matsuyama of Japan, he signed for a lovely bogey free third round -8 under 64.

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Memorial Tournament. Ryan Moore Leads.

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Ryan Moore leads the Memorial Tournament after the first round at Muirfield Village in Ohio.

Moore takes early lead at the Memorial  Ryan / getty

Ryan shot a bogey free first round of -7 under par 65 to lead the Memorial Tournament by one shot. It was a good day with the putter, even watching the ball do a complete 360 degree loop before dropping;

“I don’t think I’ve ever seen a ball go that far around the hole and go in the hole.”

“And in the five to eight-foot range, they seemed to be lipping out (this season), and today they lipped in a couple of times.”

“So it’s always nice to get that stuff going and get the momentum and keep the momentum, just makes you feel better.”

“I’m a guy that can be up there, like top fives and top tens, and either I’ve had it or haven’t had it this year, which is a little unusual for me.”

“I kind of have to figure it out, but it’s really putting consistency.

Jordan Spieth occupies second place at -6 under following a good scrambling round of 66, which included one bogey, he spoke about the bad thoughts creeping in;

“I was questioning. Why couldn’t I just perform the shots that I was before.”

“Sometimes you just can’t really figure it out, put your finger on it. Am I pulling it? Pushing it? Am I doing both? What’s going on with the stroke?”

“That kind of stuff goes into your head. I mean, we walk for two minutes, three minutes in between shots. And you can’t just go blank. You wish you could, but thoughts creep in.”

Five players share third place with -5 under totals, after rounds of 67, Bud Cauley, bogey free, Anirban Lahiri, India, 2 bogeys, Martin Kaymer, Germany, 2 bogeys, Marc Leishman, Australia, 1 bogey, and Vaughn Taylor, 2 bogeys, with one Eagle.

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HUGEL-AIR PREMIA LA Open. Minjee Lee Wins.

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Minjee Lee from Australia wins the HUGEL-AIR PREMIA LA Open at Wilshire Country Club in California by four shots.

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Minjee carded a final round -3 under par 68 to win the HUGEL-AIR PREMIA LA Open with a -14 under total;

“Coming in, the first half of the year that I’ve had, I’ve been hitting it pretty solid and playing pretty solid.”

“I felt like it was close. I feel pretty good with this one.”

“I had a couple birdie opportunities coming in, so I didn’t get rattled up or anything.”

Sei Young Kim from South Korea was in second place, at -10 under par after her -5 under 66 last round;

“This golf course is not easy, even regular tournament.”

“The greens are really fast. If I miss the wrong side, it’s tough to up-and-down. Even that, I’m very satisfied with my playing.”

“I’m very happy with my score.”

Sharing third spot was Morgan Pressel, -3 under 68 today,  and Annie Park, -4 under 67, both from the USA, with -9 under totals.

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HUGEL-AIR PREMIA LA Open. Minjee Leads by One.

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Minjee Lee of Australia leads by one shot at the HUGEL-AIR PREMIA LA Open after 54 holes  at Wilshire Country Club in California.

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Minjee signed for a third round -5 under 67, which included  a triple bogey 7 at the third hole, to lead the HUGEL-AIR PREMIA LA Open by one shot at -11 under par;

“I think both of us, Nanna and I, we made a lot of birdies today.”

“I think we sort of fed off each other, which was really nice.”

Nanna Koerstz Madsen  from Denmark also had a -5 under 67 to secure second place at -10 under, she has a routine of biting on a lemon when under stress;

“I have this thing where if I get too nervous or mad, I can take a lemon and bite on the lemon.”

“It’s like taking your senses away from whatever you’re on and thinking about this lemon, which is really disgusting and not very nice.” 

“I’m glad to be done, I got the putter going on the last couple holes, but it was a little bit shaky all day kind of.”

Inbee Park, South Korea, is in third place with a round of -4 under 68 for  total of -7 under par.

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Hugel-Air Premia LA Open. Minjee Lee Leads.

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Minjee Lee of Australia leads the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open after 36 holes at Wilshire Country Club. in California.

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Minjee carded a second round -2 under par 69, which included an Eagle 2 from 114 yards at the par four 14th, to post -7 under par at the top of the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open leaderboard;

“Out of all the ones that I have been close to making, I think that’s the only one that I actually saw like drop into the hole.”

“It was pretty cool to see it happen for the first time.”

Nanna Koerstz Madsen from Denmark has second place at -6 under par, with her second round -4 under par 67;

“If you hit a good drive you get rewarded and you don’t have too far on the green, but if you’re a little bit off-line then it gets hard.”

Morgan Pressel, USA, bogey free -5 under 66 today, and Gaby Lopez, from Mexico, with -3 under 68 share third spot at -5 under par.

Morgan played in the first group, and played smart golf;

“I played smart and gave myself a lot of opportunities.”

“It was definitely fresh greens, Poana can definitely get bouncy, especially late in the afternoon.”

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