Meijer LPGA Classic: Brooke Henderson wins with one shot to make history for Canada

Posted by on June 16, 2019  /   Posted in golf reviews

Henderson has now won nine titles on the LPGA TourFinal leaderboard-21 B Henderson (Can); -20 N Hataoka (Jpn), S-H Oh (Aus), L Thompson (USA), B Altomare (USA); -16 M Pressel (USA); -15 A Park (US), N Korda (US) Other selected: -12 M Lee (Aus), L Ko (Aus), I Park (Kor); -10 G Dryburgh (Sco); -7 M Reid (Eng) Full leaderboard

Brooke Henderson became Canada & # 39; s most successful professional golfer with a one-shot win over the Meijer LPGA Classic at Blythefield.

The 21-year-old, who won the Lotte Championship in April, hit a two-under 70 to finish at 21 under, a stroke ahead of a four-way draw for the second.

Henderson has now won nine LPGA titles, making her the most wins for a Canadian golfer on the PGA or LPGA tour.

She had previously won the Meijer Classic in 2017.

Henderson recorded three birdies in the final round of Sunday and had led two shots but saw that cut to one when she bogeyed the 16th hole .

Nasa Hataoka of Japan, the Oh Su-hyun in Australia, and the Americans Lexi Thompson and Brittany Altomare were all ready at 20 under.

In defense of her Lotte Championship title on Hawa in April, Henderson Sandra & # 39; s Canadian record of eight LPGA Tour wins, with George Knudson and Mike Weir also having eight wins each the PGA Tour.

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