Brooke Henderson makes Canadian golf history with 13th win
Canada’s Brooke Henderson has won her 13th LPGA Tour title.
Henderson won the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions on Sunday by four strokes.
She finished the fourth round 2-under 70 for an aggregate score of 16-under par.
The Swedish Maja Stark and the English Charley Hull were tied for second on 12 under.
Henderson led the Tournament of Champions from wire to wire, sitting at the top of the standings for all four rounds.
Her 13 professional wins are the most in Canadian golf history.
The 25-year-old from Smiths Falls, Ontario, won twice on the LPGA Tour last year, at the ShopRite LPGA Classic on June 12 and the Evian Championship on July 24.
Henderson finished seventh in the Rolex ranking in 2022 and third in the Race to CME Globe ranking. She is expected to hold the No. 1 spot in the Race to CME Globe rankings on Monday.
The 29-player Elite Tournament of Champions is the first event of the LPGA Tour season.
United States retired tennis player Mardy Fish won the celebrity side of the pro-am tournament.
This report from The Canadian Press was first published on January 22, 2023.