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National title drives Brooke Henderson into Canadian golf lore

By firing an emphatic final-round 65, 20-year-old Brooke Henderson secured her place in Canadian golf history and snapped a 45-year-drought for her country on Sunday at the CP Women’s Open in Regina.
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Brooke Henderson on brink of rewriting history at home

What could be one of Canada’s best sports stories of the year will be decided on Sunday by a Canadian golfer barely out of her teens as 20-year-old Brooke Henderson tries to become only the second Canadian woman to win the national championship.
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Tiger, Phil look to turn back the clock at the Masters

Although Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have won seven combined green jackets, the golfing giants remain a mystery as the Masters tournament begins Thursday. But with the two greats surging recently, the thought of both contending on Sunday has fans salivating.
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Can Brooke Henderson seize the moment?

Brooke Henderson is being treated like royalty at this week's CP Women's Open in Ottawa, and a victory near her hometown would be a storybook ending.

Canadian golfer Silverman progressing away from glare of major spotlight

The past two weekends have seen two significant wins by Canadian golfers away from the glare of the major spotlight.

Why it's not a big deal that a Canadian hasn't won the Canadian Open in 63 years

No Canadian golfer has won the national championship since Pat Fletcher did it in 1954. But it's a sign of progress that no one seems too worried about it these days, writes Peter Robinson.
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Brooke Henderson rediscovers old form at the right time

Brooke Henderson is developing a habit of upstaging other sporting events.
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Tiger Woods risks becoming a tragic figure

Tiger Woods's arrest in the wee hours of Monday morning near his home in Jupiter, Fla., is another troubling development in the downfall of golf's biggest star.
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The Masters is extra Canadian this year

It's been nearly five decades since three Canadians played in the Masters, but that's what will happen when Adam Hadwin, Mackenzie Hughes and Mike Weir tee it up at Augusta on Thursday.

As crazy as it sounds, calling in violations is a part of golf

As the incident with golfer Lexi Thompson on Sunday showed, literally anyone can call in a rule violation who has the means to do so. And the sport of golf remains unwavering about it.

5 things about Adam Hadwin's 1st PGA Tour win

Since he shot a 59 in January, golf fans have been waiting to see when Adam Hadwin would score his first PGA win. Here are five takeaways from the Canadian's victory at the Valspar Championship.
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Adam Hadwin credits Canadian fans after joining golf's exclusive 59 club

Adam Hadwin's blitzing of the La Quinta Country Club at a PGA Tour tournament in the California desert on Saturday is another example of the talent that exists beneath the top rung of the world's best golfers. After his round, he credited the Canadians in the crowd.
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Canadian golfer Hughes plays like an old pro, not a rookie

Canadian golfer Mackenzie Hughes not only won his first PGA Tour victory in St. Simons Island, Ga., on Monday, but the rookie from Dundas, Ont., displayed the type of poise usually reserved for veterans.

Canada loses a trailblazer with the passing of Dawn Coe-Jones

In the waning moments of the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2004 Stanley Cup triumph, CBC cameras cut to a Canadian living in Florida who, like the hockey team she was watching raise the game’s ultimate prize, knew a little bit about succeeding in the face of stacked odds. It was Dawn Coe-Jones.
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Europe's Ryder Cup team fuelled by inferiority complex

With the Ryder Cup teeing off today, the United States once again has the "best" team on paper. But that hasn't stopped Europe in recent years, and the so-called underdogs are gearing up for another fight to prove they belong.