Sharp pulls into tie for lead after 2nd round at Cambridge

James Marshall
June 13, 2017

The LPGA later revealed she had not in fact taken the top spot from New Zealand's Lydia Ko because of a rankings miscalculation.

A five-time victor past year, she had three birdies over a four-hole stretch around the turn at Whistle Bear Golf Club. Lexi Thompson of the US watches her drive on the 18th tee during the final round of the LPGA Manulife Classic at Whistle Bear Golf Club in Cambridge, Ont., on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

"Yeah, that definitely helps". She even had the clubhouse lead for a spell. "But I'm playing very well and making some good putts, so hopefully just continue that tomorrow". The cut is two rounds and the tournament is four.

Pettersen, who recently lost her yardage book for the course, and had to write notes from scratch this week, said she trusted her eye and it paid off with six birdies over one eight-hole stretch. She's going into the second round holding the third slot on the Manulife leaderboard and feeling very confident about her game.

Jutanugarn birdied three of four holes over the turn and closed with six pars in a row. The crowds and the support that she has behind her, I think she feels everybody wants her to do well.

"I kind of laughed on the first hole because she pulled out the iron".

Alena Sharp, of Hamilton, started the day three shots behind Thompson but was unable to make a run.

Henderson said earlier this week that her putting hasn't been up to snuff, that if some putts had dropped over the past 13 weeks on tour she might have recorded a few more top-10s instead of just two, but it just hasn't happened. Last year, Lee Mi-hyang finished runner-up. Suzann Pettersen, of Norway, watches her tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the LPGA Classic golf tournament at Whistle Bear Golf Club in Cambridge, Ontario, Thursday, June 8, 2017.

"I knew it was a good putt", she said. "Coming home, seeing fans, I want to really show them how much I appreciate their support every single week". "I like the position".

Marchand sits in a tie for ninth with five other golfers, including world No. 2 and Henderson's playing partner Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand and fourth-ranked American Lexi Thompson.

11 through 14. She completed the day with seven birdies as she bids to become the first player on the LPGA Tour to win two events this year. "(Now) I feel better". "Sports are such a fine line and I'm just hoping I can cross that line and perform a little bit better".

The world No. 15 from Smiths Falls, Ont., has had a rather quiet season after a huge year in 2016. "I was the orange frog", she said, pointing to an orange patch in her shirt.

"It was a rough go with the putter today".

"Yesterday I hit like 17 greens and couldn't make any putts", Delacour said.

"When I got to double digits, I was like, 'This is pretty awesome, '" Duncan said said.

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