John­son leads by 3

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - THE SECOND PAGE -

Tr­ish John­son shot an even-par 72 on Tues­day to take a three-stroke lead into the fi­nal round of the Se­nior LPGA Cham­pi­onship, the first ma­jor cham­pi­onship for se­nior women, at French Lick, Ind. The 51-year-old English­woman opened with a dou­ble bo­gey and had three birdies and a bo­gey on French Lick Re­sort’s Pete Dye Course. She had a 5-un­der 139 to­tal. John­son won the Le­gends Tour Cham­pi­onship last year at French Lick, beat­ing Juli Inkster on the sixth hole of a play­off. The eight-time Euro­pean Sol­heim Cup player won three times on the LPGA Tour and 19 times on the Ladies Euro­pean Tour. Michele Red­man was sec­ond af­ter a 69, and Lorie Kane (70), Liselotte Neu­mann (71) and Carolyn Hill (74) fol­lowed at 1 over.

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