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Canada’s Brooke Henderson Wins Low Amateur at U.S. Women’s Open

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2014 03:56 Monday, 23 June 2014 03:46

altTerry Lenyk (Golf Canada)

PINEHURST, North Carolina — There’s no doubting Team Canada’s Brooke Henderson knows how to rise to the occasion.

She’s won major amateur events like the Porter Cup and the Spirit Invitational. She’s the youngest golfer ever to win a professional golf title. And now, in perhaps her biggest feat to date, the 16-year-old Smiths Falls, Ont. native captured low amateur honours at the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst No. 2 — where she finished tied for 10th at 5-over 285 on the devious track.

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Live Blog From U.S. Women's Open: Michelle Wie Wins U.S. Women’s Open At Pinehurst, Brooke Henderson Wins Low Amateur

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 June 2014 17:33 Sunday, 22 June 2014 17:10

by Alfie Lau
 

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Both the American and Canadian flags flew high at Pinehurst #2 on Sunday.
 
American prodigy Michelle Wie finally won her first Major, fulfilling the promise she showed more than a decade ago when she burst on the golf scene and looked set to rule the world of women’s golf.
 
But after injuries and growing pains set her back – and would see Wie win only 3 LPGA tournaments since she turned pro 9 years ago – Wie took control of this U.S. Open on Friday and doggedly hung on until there were no competitors left to vanquish.

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Beon Yeong Lee Earns Exemption Into RBC Canadian Open via Qualifier

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 23:30 Tuesday, 17 June 2014 23:22

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Morgan Bell (Golf Canada)

Île-Bizard, Quebec – The second of three 2014 RBC Canadian Open Regional Qualifiers took place Monday at Elm Ridge Country Club with Montreal’s Beon Yeong Lee claiming medalist honours to earn a place in the field at the 2014 RBC Canadian Open at The Royal Montreal Golf Club, July 21-27, 2014.

Lee, a PGA Tour Canada member, fired a bogey-free 6-under 66 and will make his second trip to the RBC Canadian Open after qualifying in 2010. He’s currently ranked No. 34 on PGA Tour Canada’s Order of Merit.

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Taylor Pendrith Outlasts Garrett Rank to Win Monroe Invitational

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014 01:47 Monday, 16 June 2014 01:44

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Tyler Costigan (Golf Canada)

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — In a back-and-forth affair, Taylor Pendrith defeated Team Canada teammates Garrett Rank and Adam Svensson to capture the 74th annual Monroe Invitational Championship (MIC).

Pendrith, 23, traded birdies with Rank (26) all the way until the final 72nd hole. The Richmond Hill, Ont., native pulled ahead late in Saturday’s final round thanks in part to his eagle on the par-5 12th. He finished at 11-under par, having finished each round in the 60s (67-67-66-69).

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Team Canada’s Brooke Henderson Wins Porter Cup

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014 01:41 Monday, 16 June 2014 01:22

Brooke Henderson

Morgan Bell (Golf Canada)

Brooke Henderson rallied back from a nine-stroke deficit firing a 9-under 62 on Friday afternoon to win the Porter Cup at Niagara Falls Country Club in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont. carded two eagles and five birdies during her final round to win by three strokes over Calgary’s Jennifer Ha. The Team Canada member finished at 205 for the championship after rounds of 75-68-62 and was the only player to post a sub-70 round on the final day.

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