LPGA

Brooke Henderson wins in Hawaii to tie Canadian victory mark

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) Brooke Henderson successfully defended her Lotte Championship title Saturday to tie Sandra Post"s record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian with eight.

The 21-year-old Henderson closed with a 2-under 70 at breezy Ko Olina Golf Club for a four-stroke victory over Eun-Hee Ji.

Henderson rebounded from a bogey on the par-5 first with birdies on the par-4 third and par-5 fifth, also birdied the par-4 11th and closed with seven straight pars to finish at 16-under 272.

George Knudson and Mike Weir share the Canadian mark on the PGA Tour, also each winning eight times.

Ji shot a 73. Ariya Jutanugarn (73) and Minjee Lee (74) tied for third at 11 under.

Nelly Korda, tied with Henderson for the third-round lead, finished with a quadruple-bogey 8 for a 77 that left her seven strokes back at 9 under.

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