Henderson goes up by 2 in LPGA opener

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Brooke Henderson of Canada kept out of trouble and kept bogeys off her card Friday on her way to a 4-under 67 and a two-shot lead in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, the winners-only start to the LPGA Tour season.

Henderson had the only bogey-free round at Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons.

Ariya Jutanugarn, the No. 1 player in women's golf who captured every major award last season, made two bogeys, including the par-3 closing hole. The Thai is not sure how she didn't make more, considering how she hit the ball.

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Money Leaders: LPGA Tour
Rank Player Earnings
1 Ariya Jutanugarn $2,743,949
2 Minjee Lee $1,551,032
3 Sung Hyun Park $1,498,077
4 Brooke Henderson $1,473,247
5 Nasa Hataoka $1,454,261
6 So Yeon Ryu $1,438,850
7 Sei Young Kim $1,369,418
8 Carlota Ciganda $1,244,610
9 Lexi Thompson $1,223,748
10 Jin Young Ko $1,159,005
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