LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA | No hesitation, no change of expression and not a whiff of arrogance. When Brooke Henderson was asked before her first round of 2020 about goals, she didn’t lose the big smile that almost always graces her face. “For sure,” she said, which is a verbal tick that prefaces almost every answer she gives, symbolic of her agreeable nature. Maybe it’s Canadian kindness but even when she’s about to say something that might be construed as controversial, she comes across as if she’s wishing you a happy birthday.
“I think being No. 1 (in the world) would be amazing,” Henderson said at the Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando, site of the LPGA Tour’s season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions.
Brooke Henderson is the most successful Canadian golfer, male or female, in history. Photo: Donald Miralle, Getty Images
It’s not the first time the 22-year-old from Smiths Falls, Ont., has mentioned reaching the top of the Rolex Rankings. Not long after she won her lone major, the 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA ...
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