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Henderson in contention to defend crown at CP Women’s Open

Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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After Brooke Henderson birdied No. 15 she stood back from the green to check her notes and watch groupmates Stacy Lewis and Min-Jee Lee finish the hole.

Koepka’s putter puts him 1 step closer to $15M payday at Tour Championship

Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Brooks Koepka took a one-shot lead with a two-putt birdie on the final hole Friday at the Tour Championship.

From starstruck to star, young Michelle Liu a fan favourite at CP Women’s Open

Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Just four years ago, Canadian amateur Michelle Liu was leaning on the ropes at the CP Women's Open to ask LPGA Tour professionals for autographs. This week at Magna Golf Club it was the 12-year-old Liu who was thrilling fans with her signature.

Quebec City’s Anne-Catherine Tanguay comes out flying at CP Women’s Open

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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A busy week of media commitments, two pro-ams and an intensive practice session with her coach had taken a toll on Anne-Catherine Tanguay.

Schauffele rockets up Tour Championship leaderboard as Thomas stumbles

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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FedEx Cup standings leader Justin Thomas squandered his pre-tournament lead but birdied the 18th hole on Thursday to maintain a share of the lead with two others through one round at the Tour Championship in Atlanta.

Brooke Henderson takes clubhouse lead at CP Women’s Open

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Canada's Brooke Henderson got off to a good start in her title defence at the CP Women's Open. Henderson shot 6-under 66 in the opening round of the LPGA Tour event to take the clubhouse lead at Magna Golf Club on Thursday in Aurora, Ont.

Rory McIlroy says new points system hurts prestige of FedEx Cup playoffs

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Rory McIlroy is unconvinced by the new staggered start to be used at this week's season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta and questioned on Wednesday whether it could affect the tournament's prestige.

CP Women’s Open like a family reunion for Tanguay and other elite Canadian golfers

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Anne-Catherine Tanguay, Brooke Henderson, Alena Sharp, Brittany Marchand and Jaclyn Lee have forged a tight bond on the LPGA Tour this season, and that circle will expand to a total of 15 Canadians at the national championship this week. Tanguay spoke on Wednesday about the sense of community Canada's elite female golfers have developed across the sport's amateur and pro ranks.

Henderson returns to defend CP Women’s Open title, 12-year-old Liu set to make debut

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Brooke Henderson remembers being rather star-struck when she made her first appearance at the CP Women's Open. It's a feeling that fellow Canadian Michelle Liu is experiencing herself this week at the Magna Golf Club.

15 Canadians to compete at CP Women’s Open

Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Casey Ward's addition to the field makes 15 Canadians competing at the 2019 CP Women's Open, including defending champion Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., and Lorie Kane of Charlottetown, who is making her record-setting 29th appearance at the tournament.