July 6, 2013
GEORGETOWN, Ontario - Former Coastal Carolina women's golfer Brittany Henderson made her professional debut at the PGA Women's Golf Championship of Canada on July 3-4, tying for 19th in the 84-competitor field.
The Smiths Falls, Ontario, native carded a 2-over 146 for the 36-hole tournament. Henderson, who wrapped up her Chanticleer career in May, opened play with a 3-over 75 on the par-72 The Club at North Halton track. She rebounded on her second round to card her first professional round under par with a 1-under 71 en route to her 146 final tally.
Henderson, who recently caddied for her sister at the U.S. Women's Open, is Coastal Carolina's all-time single-season scoring average leader with a 73.79 (2012-13) and ranks third on the career scoring average list with a 75.94. The two-time Big South Championship individual medalist (2012 and 2013) also earned CoSIDA Academic All-America honors as a senior. In addition, she holds the Big South Championship low 18 record with a 68 over the final round of play in 2012 along with the low 54-hole score of 214, also in 2012.