Brooke Henderson makes strong case for year’s top Canadian athlete, with four months left to boost resumé
An novice athlete with a gold medal normally wins at some stage in an Olympic year, and candidates in 2022
consist of speedskater Isabelle Weidemann and Captain Clutch herself, Marie-Philip Poulin The debate, if it
became nevertheless going, is settled until in addition word Brooke Henderson is the greatest golfer Canada has produced.
She’s been the winningest Canadian seasoned for some time, of route, ever considering that her ninth career victory at the LPGA Tour in 2019
inched her beforehand of the career totals of greats like Sandra Post, Mike Weir and George Knudson.
But in case you’re a few of the golf observers who measure elite gamers through their overall performance in main
championships, Henderson’s win on the Amundi Evian Championship, her 12th LPGA Tour victory, positioned her in a Canadian club of 1.
It changed into her second principal identify to go together with her 2016 victory at the Women’s PGA Championship. At
age 24, she is Canada’s only winner of a couple of professional majors. Now the simplest query is excessive the a couple of will cross.
Actually, there’s any other pertinent question: Specifically, whether or not Henderson’s win Sunday will finally
catapult her to one of the uncommon accomplishments which have thus far eluded her For all Henderson’s
achievements as a popular groundbreaker, in spite of everything, she has by no means received the Lou Marsh Award
as Canada’s athlete of the year. A little beyond the midpoint of the annum, this is searching like her nice risk but That’s announcing
something, considering we’re within the midst of an Olympic 12 months. In years beyond, while Henderson has made some of her fine instances