Canada's Henderson, Conners to team up at Grant Thornton Invitational
Canada's top-ranked men's and women's golfers are teaming up.
Brooke Henderson and Corey Conners will be partners at the Grant Thornton Invitational.
The unique event will see 16 LPGA and 16 PGA Tour players compete together in a co-sanctioned tournament for equal prize money of US$4 million.
Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ont., has the most professional wins of any Canadian golfer with 13 on the LPGA Tour.
Conners, from Listowel, Ont., is a two-time winner on the PGA Tour.
They both represented Canada at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.
The Grant Thornton Invitational will be held Dec. 4-10 in Naples, Fla.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 30, 2023.