Jin Young Ko finished off a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Cognizant Founders Cup with her 14th consecutive round in the 60s that matched a 16-year record held by Annika Sorenstam.
One more round in the 60s at the Founders Cup is all Jin Young Ko needs to join Annika Sorenstam in the LPGA Tour record book. That might be all it takes to win the Founders Cup, too.
Jin Young Ko had a three-stroke lead with four holes left Friday when second-round play in the LPGA Tour's Cognizant Founders Cup was suspended because of darkness. Canadian Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., shot a one-under 70 to sit five strokes back heading into the weekend.
American Olympic champion and world No. 1 Nelly Korda posts a 5-under 67 at Carnoustie Golf Links to share the first-round lead while Canadian Brooke Henderson uses solid putting to sit tied for 22nd at the AIG Women’s Open, Bob Weeks writes.
Two weeks after winning a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, top-ranked Nelly Korda began her bid for a second major title by shooting 5-under 67 in the first round to share the clubhouse lead at the Women’s British Open on Thursday.