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Brooke Henderson goes wire-to-wire at LPGA season opener

Brooke Henderson won the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions 2023. This is the 13th title in the career of the Canadian female golfer.

The Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions is the start of the season as well as the beginning of 2023 of the LPGA Tour taking place at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club, Orlando, Florida from January 19 to 22.

Henderson was dominant throughout and delivered a 2-under 70 on Sunday at Lake Nona to complete a wire-to-wire victory in the season-opening Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions. England's Charley Hull and Sweden's Maja Stark finished T2 -12 strokes, world No. 2 Nelly Korda placed 4th -11.

Canadian golfer Brooke Henderson crowned Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions 2023

In windy and sometimes difficult conditions, the 25-year-old Canadian played steadily, making sure not to give much hope to a group behind her trying to mount any sort of challenge. She began her day leading by three and eventually won by four, finishing the event at 16-under 272. It was her 13th LPGA victory.

Winning the Tournament of Champions is a goal that Brooke Henderson has always aimed for over the years. The 25-year-old female golfer's performance is quite good when she has never fallen out of the top 9 in the last 4 seasons. Last year, Henderson finished second behind Danielle Kang. Sunday's 70-stroke round, marking 16 consecutive rounds since the 2022 LPGA of Henderson has a negative round, and the same 16 consecutive rounds of under-court play in this event.

Before that, in 2022 - the golfer born in 1997 had 2 titles including ShopRite LPGA Classic and Evian Championship (2nd major in his career).

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