Canada leads Women's World Amateur Team

KARUIZAWA, Japan (AP) Brooke Henderson shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to help Canada retain a two-stroke lead after the third round of the Women's World Amateur Team Championship.

The 16-year-old Henderson had a bogey-free round on Karuizawa 72 Golf East's Oshitate Course. She topped the individual standings at 15 under.

Brittany Marchand added a 69 to give Canada, trying to win the Espirito Santo Trophy for the first time, a three-day total of 23-under 409. Augusta James had a 72, with only the top two scores each day counting in the team total.

Two-time defending champion South Korea was second. Hye-Jin Choi had a 66, and Gyeol Park shot 68.

The United States was tied for sixth at 14 under. Allison Lee and Emma Talley shot 68.

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