Who's who: Brooke Henderson

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Who's who: Brooke Henderson

  • Name:

    Brooke Mackenzie Henderson
  • Country:

    Canada
  • Born:

    Sept 10, 1997 in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Smiths Falls G&CC, Ont.
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2014

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (2): US Women's PGA Ch'ship (2016); Evian Championship (2022). Multiple wins on the LPGA Tour.

Did you know?

Henderson enjoyed a successful amateur career, which culminated in winning the 2013 Canadian Women's Amateur championship and a runner-up finish in the 2014 US Women's Amateur. She turned professional in December 2014, aged 17, securing her first LPGA Tour win in the 2015 Portland Classic, which she won by an impressive eight shots.

18-year-old Henderson firmly underlined her golfing credentials with her first major championship win in 2016, in which she beat World No.1 Lydia Ko in a playoff for the Women's PGA Championship title. In addition to the steady stream of LPGA Tour wins that followed, a further major championship success came in 2022 at the Evian Championship.

Top tournaments won by Brooke Henderson

2022
Majors
267 (-17)
$1,000,000
Amundi/Evian

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Henderson, Brooke

Score

267 (-17)

Prize money

$1,000,000

Title sponsor

Amundi/Evian

The Amundi Evian Championship (28th) (July 21-24). Second-placed Sophia Schubert (USA) finished 1 shot behind Brooke M. Henderson (Can), who recorded her second major championship win. [Evian Resort GC, Evian-les-Bains, France].

2022
America
201 (-12)
$262,500
ShopRite

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Henderson, Brooke

Score

201 (-12)

Prize money

$262,500

Title sponsor

ShopRite

Played as the ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer (Jun 10-12). Brooke M. Henderson (Can) beat Lindsey Weaver-Wright (USA) with an eagle at the first playoff hole (par-5 18th). [Bay course, Seaview Resort, Galloway, nr Atlantic City, NJ].

2021
America
Wilshire CC
268 (-16)
$225,000
Hugel-Air Premia

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Henderson, Brooke

Venue

Wilshire CC

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Hugel-Air Premia

Played as the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open (April 21-24). Second-placed Jessica Korda (USA) finished 1 shot behind 23-year-old Brooke Henderson (Can), who recorded her 10th LPGA Tour title. Final round on Saturday. [Wilshire CC, Los Angeles, California].

2019
America
Blythefield CC
267 (-21)
$300,000
Meijer

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Henderson, Brooke

Venue

Blythefield CC

Score

267 (-21)

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Meijer

Played as the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give (June 13-16). Second-placed Nasa Hataoka (Jpn), Su Oh (Aus), Lexi Thompson (USA) and Brittany Altomare (USA) finished 1 shot behind Brooke Henderson (Can). Winning her ninth LPGA Tour title, Henderson became the most prolific Canadian winner on either the LPGA or PGA Tours, one victory clear of compatriots Sandra Post, George Knudson and Mike Weir. [Blythefield CC, Belmont, nr Grand Rapids, Michigan].

2019
America
272 (-16)
$300,000
Lotte

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Henderson, Brooke

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Lotte

Played as the Lotte Championship (Apr 17-20). Second-placed Eun-Hee Ji (S Kor) finished 4 shots behind 21-year-old defending champion Brooke Henderson (Can), who tied Sandra Post's record of eight LPGA Tour wins by a Canadian player. [Ko Olina GC, Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii].

2018
America
276 (-12)
$300,000
Lotte

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Henderson, Brooke

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Lotte

Played as the Lotte Championship presented by Hershey (Apr 11-14). Second-placed Azahara Munoz (Esp) finished 4 shots behind Brooke Henderson (Can), who recorded her sixth LPGA Tour win. [Ko Olina GC, Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii].

2018
America
Wascana CC
267 (-21)
$337,500
Canadian Pacific

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Henderson, Brooke

Venue

Wascana CC

Score

267 (-21)

Prize money

$337,500

Title sponsor

Canadian Pacific

Played as the CP Women's Open (Aug 23-26). Second-placed Angel Yin (USA) finished 4 shots behind Brooke Henderson (Can), who became the first Canadian to win the women's national title since Jocelyne Bourassa in 1973. [Wascana CC, Regina, Saskatchewan].

2017
America
Blythefield CC
263 (-21)
$300,000
Meijer

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Henderson, Brooke

Venue

Blythefield CC

Score

263 (-21)

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Meijer

Played as the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give (June 15-18). Second-placed Lexi Thompson (USA) and Michelle Wie (USA) finished 2 shots behind Brooke Henderson (Can), who recorded her fourth LPGA Tour title. [Blythefield CC, Belmont, nr Grand Rapids, Michigan].

2017
Aus/NZ
271 (-17)
US$195,000
McKayson

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Henderson, Brooke

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

US$195,000

Title sponsor

McKayson

Played as the McKayson New Zealand Women's Open (Sep 28-Oct 1; ALPG/LPGA Tours event; first time as an LPGA Tour event). Second-placed Jing Yan (China) finished 5 shots behind Brooke Henderson (Can), who recorded her fifth LPGA Tour win. [Windross Farm GC, Papakura, nr Auckland, NZ].

2016
America
274 (-14)
$195,000
Cambia Health

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Henderson, Brooke

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

Cambia Health

Played as the Cambia Portland Classic presented by JTBC (Jun 30-Jul 3). Second-placed Stacy Lewis (USA) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Brooke Henderson (Can). [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].

2016
Majors
278 (-6)
$525,000
KPMG

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Henderson, Brooke

Venue

Sahalee

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

$525,000

Title sponsor

KPMG

The KPMG Women's PGA Championship (62nd) (Jun 9-12). 18-year-old Henderson (Can) beat Lydia Ko (NZ) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th), to record her first major championship win. [Sahalee CC, Sammamish, nr Seattle, WA].

2015
America
267 (-21)
$195,000
Cambia Health

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Henderson, Brooke

Score

267 (-21)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

Cambia Health

Played as the Cambia Portland Classic (Aug 13-16). Second-placed Pornanong Phatlum (Thai), Candie Kung (Taiw/USA) and Ha Na Jang (S Kor) finished 8 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Brooke Henderson (Can). 17-year-old Henderson became only the third player to win an LPGA Tour event before her 18th birthday (Lexi Thompson and Lydia Ko also achieved this feat). [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].

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