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Golf Canada – Teleconference scheduled for Monday, June 13 at 11:30 a.m. ET

What:
Media Teleconference with 18-year-old Canadian golfer Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., to talk about her victory at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship this past weekend.

With the win:

  • Henderson (18 years, 9 months, 2 days) becomes the second youngest player to win a major championship in LPGA history (trailing only Lydia Ko who won the 2015 Evian Championship at 18 years, 4 months, 20 days)
  • Henderson is the second Canadian to win a LPGA Tour major (Sandra Post won the LPGA Championship in 1968)
  • Henderson claims her 1st major championship title in her 9th major start overall and 2nd KPMG Women’s PGA Championship start
  • Henderson is the first Canadian to win multiple events on the LPGA Tour since Lorie Kane (4 wins)
  • Henderson moves to No. 2 in the latest Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings

Who:
Brooke Henderson, champion – 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

When:
Monday, June 13
11:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. PT)

Media Teleconference:
416-340-2217 or 866-696-5910

Please use participant passcode 6284160 or request the Brooke Henderson media teleconference.

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GOLF CANADA – LOVE THE GAME. GROW THE GAME.
Golf Canada is the National Sports Federation and governing body for golf in Canada representing close to 310,000 golfers at more than 1,400 member clubs across the country. A proud member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, Golf Canada’s mission is to grow participation, excellence and passion in the sport while upholding the integrity and traditions of the game. By investing in the growth of the sport and introducing more participants of all ages to the game, our goal is to be relevant to and respected by all Canadian golf enthusiasts from coast to coast. For more information about what Golf Canada is doing to support golf in your community, visit www.golfcanada.ca.

For more information:

Dan Pino
Director, Corporate Communications
Golf Canada
(c) 416-434-5525
(e) dpino@golfcanada.ca