18 Canadians in the field as round one looms at CP Women’s Open
OTTAWA, Ont. – Jin Young Ko will begin her title defence on Thursday, as the stars of the LPGA get set to tee it up in the opening round of the 2022 CP Women’s Open at Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club.
Ko’s attempt at defending her title comes after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 13-time LPGA Tour winner is scheduled to tee off tomorrow at 1:15 p.m.
A hometown favourite, Brooke Henderson of nearby Smiths Falls, Ont. looks to relive the magic of her own 2018 victory at the CP Women’s Open. During her Championship Pro-Am round, crowds gathered to cheer on the 24-year-old and expect to grow in size and volume as Henderson seeks her 13th career LPGA Tour win.
Eighteen Canadian will join Ko and Henderson in the opening round Thursday, including 12-year-old Lucy Lin of Vancouver as well as Lorie Kane of Charlottetown, P.E.I. who will make her 30th and final start at the CP Women’s Open.
Pairings and start times for the opening two rounds of Canada’s National Open Championship are available online here.
“LEAVE IT BETTER THAN YOU FOUND IT” – LORIE KANE PAYS HOMAGE TO LATE FATHER AHEAD OF FINAL CP WOMEN’S OPEN
Canadian golf icon Lorie Kane announced in May that the 2022 CP Women’s Open would mark her final appearance at Canada’s National Women’s Championship. Today, ahead of her record 30th tournament appearance, Kane shared a special nod to her father who passed away in July.