U.S. Open Championship

Kingsmill final round restores Henderson's putting poise before U.S. Open

Kingsmill final round restores Henderson's putting poise before U.S. Open

Brooke Henderson wasn’t exactly sure where her putting game stood coming to the Kingsmill Championship. After flip-flopping four times this year from blade to mallet and back again, and then rotating through the putters again, she was searching for the feel.

She didn’t win at Kingsmill, but she left Sunday with a lot of answers heading into the U.S. Women’s Open.

With back-to-back 65s in the last two rounds at the River Course on her way to a fourth-place finish (13 under), and a flurry of birdies to start and finish her final round, it’s a pretty safe bet the blade is likely going to be in her bag in two weeks in Shoal Creek, Ala.

“I think so,” said Henderson, a...

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