October 6, 2014
They've pushed each other on the golf course for much of their lives. Thursday was no different for Brittany and Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ontario as they played out the third and final round of a SunCoast Women's Series Tour event just west of Orlando, Florida.
Starting the day with a two stroke lead older sister Brittany, 24 and a newly minted member of the Symetra Tour via the recent LPGA Q-School, pushed that margin to four strokes early in the day.
By the time crunch time came, the back nine, Brooke made her charge. The 17 year-old, with Canadian National Team Women's Coach Tristan Mullally by her side as caddy, used a trio of birdies on the 10th through 12th holes to take the lead.
By the 15th the pair was in full battle mode, tied for first place.
Brittany, with their father Dave on the bag, countered back with a near hole out second shot on the 16th hole of the West Orange Country Club, tapping in the resulting three foot putt for a birdie…
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