Title 3Helen Alfredsson at the U.S. Senior Women's Open takes the lead in the middle, Annika Sorenstam three shots back

Helen Alfredsson's last competition came last year at the U.S. Senior Women’s Open, and still found herself at the head of the NCR Country Club.

Title 3Helen Alfredsson at the U.S. Senior Women's Open takes the lead in the middle, Annika Sorenstam three shots back

Alfredsson, 57, credits yoga, a strong core, and how she learned to play the game. While the 2019 Senior Women's Open

said she would in no way compare herself to Tiger Woods, she can appreciate his ability to perform after a long layoff.

or the perfect golf swing, because of course I never claimed to have one." After back-to-back rounds of 70, Alfredsson moved one stroke ahead of Senior Women's Open newcomer Leta Lindley,

who briefly held a two-stroke lead but lost a couple of strokes. Lindley, 50, still plays with a six-wood in the bag, and this week she bagged the old putter she used to win

When asked what she remembers about first meeting Lindley in college, Sorenstam said she arrived from Sweden with two suitcases.