Name:Brooke Mackenzie Henderson
Born:Sept 10, 1997 in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada.
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
European Tour: 2021 marks the 50th and last season of the world renowned European Tour, launched in April 1972 at the Spanish Open. From 2022 the Tour will be sponsored by Dubai-based global supply chain and ports operator DP World, and will be known as the DP World Tour.
South African Open: December 2021 events in South Africa have again been impacted by the Covid pandemic. The South African Open (Dec 2-5) will no longer be played as a DP World Tour event, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 9-12) has been cancelled.
Bernhard Langer: at age 64, Langer collected a record sixth Charles Schwab Cup, the only player to have won the season-long points chase more than twice. He also topped the PGA Tour Champions money-list for the 11th time out of a possible 13 since 2008.
Carlota Ciganda: the five-time Solheim Cup star was delighted to record a fourth Ladies European Tour win in her home national championship, the Ladies Spanish Open.
Lee Elder: Trailblazer, Ryder Cup player, four-time PGA Tour winner and eight-time Senior PGA Tour winner, Lee Elder died on November 28, aged 87. In 1975 he became the first African American golfer to play in the Masters tournament, and in so doing provided one of the pivotal moments in the history of professional golf.
Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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