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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Brooke Tries for Two

The LPGA returns to action this week at the CP Women's Open, aka the Women's Canadian Open.

Defending champion Brooke Henderson

Last year Brooke Henderson became only the second Canadian to win this event. (The other was Jocelyne Bourassa way back in 1973, the first year this event was played.) You should also be aware that from 1979 to 2000 this event was a major, the du Maurier Classic, so this event has a sizable amount of history behind it.

Tony Jesselli's preview of the tournament notes that the field is much stronger this year than last year, with 37 of the Rolex Top50 teeing it up.

Also of interest for Americans like me -- this is the last week for the Americans to qualify for the Solheim Cup. Captain Julie Inkster is playing as well but she may be a bit distracted because, at the end of the event, she'll have to make her two Captain's picks to go along with the ten automatic qualifiers. That means that the entire American team will be set by next Monday.

Captain Catriona Matthew fleshed out her team a little over a week ago. She had eight automatic qualifiers and four Captain's picks, to allow for the difficulty of auto qualifiers coming from two different lists.

We get live LPGA golf again this week, only this time it's in the morning. GC's coverage begins Thursday at 9:30am ET. Should be interesting, especially with Solheim Cup pressure potentially affecting the Americans' play.

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