Elite Skechers Athlete Brooke Henderson Wins ShopRite LPGA Classic


LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Elite golfer Brooke Henderson earned her first win of the season wearing Skechers GO GOLF® footwear and apparel with a thrilling playoff victory Sunday at the ShopRite LPGA Classic on the Seaview, Bay Course in Galloway, New Jersey. The golf professional finished 12 under par to win her 11th career LPGA title, cementing her record as the winningest Canadian golfer in LPGA and PGA Tour history.

“Starting ninth on Sunday, I thought I was too far behind, but I felt comfortable, strong and ready to go,” said Brooke Henderson. “My parents were on the course supporting me and my sister who caddyed for me and I wanted to stay aggressive after being so close last year. It was definitely a well-contested win.

“Brooke is a serious competitor, and her dedication is an inspiration to her fan base in North America and around the world,” said Michael Greenberg, president of Skechers. “She is an incredible asset to our brand and we love that she is finding success wearing Skechers GO GOLF during the 2022 season. We are proud to be part of her team as she exemplifies how our golf shoes can help improve anyone’s game, whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned pro.

Henderson has become a prominent face in women’s golf since turning professional in December 2014. She won her first LPGA Tour event in 2015 at the Cambia Portland Classic, a title she will defend in 2016. She became the second youngest player to capture a major championship with her victory at the 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Brooke also represented Canada at the Olympics in Brazil and again in Tokyo in 2021. In 2018 she won the championship She and Lotte also became the first Canadian in 45 years to win the national championship at the CP Women’s Open. Now with 11 titles, including the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open in April 2021, Henderson holds the record for most professional golf wins by a Canadian male or female, and in 2019 won the ESPY for Best Female Golfer. . She is currently ranked No. 8 in the World Golf Rankings.

Henderson joined the elite Skechers golf team in 2016, wears Skechers GO GOLF footwear and apparel on tour, and has been featured in ongoing marketing campaigns for the brand. She has competed in recent tournaments wearing Skechers GO GOLF Elite 4 HYPER shoe. Matt Fitzpatrick, Colin Montgomerie and Billy Andrade are other pros wearing Skechers GO GOLF on tour. Known for its lightweight, high-quality, stable and comfortable designs, Skechers GO GOLF has established itself in the golf category alongside the brand’s award-winning running, walking and training collections.

Skechers GO GOLF shoes are available at Skechers retail stores and on skechers.com as well as select retail partners, including specialty golf stores.

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