Canadian golfer Brooke Henderson gaining momentum, confidence after major win

Brooke Henderson is riding a whirlwind of congratulatory messages and travel in the wake of winning her first major.

The 18-year-old golfer from Smiths Falls, Ontario, hopes the momentum and confidence she gained by winning the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in a playoff Sunday propels her to more victories and top spot in the world rankings.

Henderson, now the No. 2 player in the world, told reporters on a conference call she has her eyes on No. 1.

Her busy schedule includes three more majors in addition to representing Canada at the Olympic Games in Rio.

The teen headed immediately to Portland, Oregon, after her win in Seattle to promote the Cambia Classic, which Henderson claimed a year ago for her first LPGA victory.

She’ll compete in the Meijer Classic in Michigan starting Thursday.

The Canadian Press

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