'Amazing' experience for Canadian golfer Brooke Henderson

Brooke Henderson of Canada hits on the 16th tee during the first round of the LPGA Canadian Women's...

Brooke Henderson of Canada hits on the 16th tee during the first round of the LPGA Canadian Women's Open golf tournament in Coquitlam, British Columbia August 23, 2012. Henderson is the youngest player in tournament history at age 14. REUTERS/Andy Clark

DON BRENNAN, QMI Agency

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She had just played nine holes, then spent a couple of hours practising. Now there were little girls asking her to sign their hats, and a newspaper guy waiting for an interview.

Good thing there was that jar of candy on the table at the range. It was not ignored by a hungry 15-year old.

"It's truly amazing," Brooke Henderson said of being at her first U.S. Women's Open at the lavish Sebonack Golf Club. "It's a beautiful golf course. It's in immaculate condition. The whole atmosphere with the players ... it's sort of a new experience. I had the Canadian Open last year, but just being in an event of this standard, being a major and all, it's pretty amazing."


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