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Henderson doesn't repeat at CP Women's Open , but leaves a winner

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TSN Senior Reporter


It became evident early on the back nine on Sunday that Brooke Henderson wasn’t going to defend her title at the CP Women’s Open.

Her game wasn’t quite as sharp as it was on Saturday when she shot 29 on the back nine en route to a round of 65 and played her way into the final group.

But Henderson – or anyone else in the rest of the field – wasn’t going to catch Jin Young Ko. She played the final 13 holes in eight under to ease into her fourth win of the year, going bogey-free in the process.

Ko became the fourth world No.-1 ranked golfer to win the title in the last five years. The only player not at the top of the world rankings who won? Well, that would be Henderson.

And make no mistake; while she didn’t get to hoist the trophy on Sunday evening, Henderson clearly won this tournament. She won it by just showing up and getting into contention.

It was the........