After winning her first Tour title last year at the age of 17, she yesterday beat Lydia Ko to win her 2nd title and obviously, her first major, the KPMG Womens’s PGA Championship.
Here are some highlights from her RD2:
Henderson won her first major title Sunday, beating top-ranked Lydia Ko with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship after overcoming a three-shot deficit on the back nine.
The 18-year-old from Smiths Falls, Ont., ranked No. 4 in the world, closed with a bogey-free 6-under 65 — the best round of the week at Sahalee Country Club — to match Ko at 6-under 278. Ko finished with a 67.
Beating the awesome Lydia Ko in a playoff?
Not bad, considering this:
Henderson became the second-youngest winner in a major championship, with Ko the youngest last year in the Evian Championship in France.
Henderson also is the second Canadian woman to win a major championship, following Sandra Post’s victory in the 1968 event, and is projected to jump from fourth to second in the world on Monday. Her first victory came last year in Portland, Oregon.
Congrats, Brooke! Looking forward to many more moments like this watching LPGA Golf!
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