Name:Brooke Mackenzie Henderson
Born:Sept 10, 1997 in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada.
Original/Home Club:Smiths Falls G&CC, Ont.
MAJORS (2): US Women's PGA Ch'ship (2016); Evian Championship (2022). Multiple wins on the LPGA Tour.
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.
Played as the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions (Jan 19-22; LPGA Tour season-opener). Second-placed Charley Hull (Eng) and Maja Stark (Swe) finished 4 shots behind Brooke M. Henderson (Can). [Lake Nona G&CC, Orlando, Florida].
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].
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].
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 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 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].
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 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].
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].
Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).
Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24).
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