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Seven Canadians set to shoot for Manulife Financial LPGA Classic title

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Seven Canadians are in the field so far for the 2014 Manulife Financial LPGA Classic at Grey Silo Golf Course from June 4-8.

Representing the Great White North in Waterloo will be Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Lorie Kane, Alena Sharp, Maude-Aimee Leblanc, Rebecca Lee-Bentham, Sue Kim and Jennifer Kirby.

Kane, a native of Charlottetown, recorded a T41 finish at the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic in 2013.

Sharp is still searching for her first LPGA Tour victory, and none would be bigger for the Hamilton native than the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic title.

Leblanc recorded a season-best T32 finish at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic in 2013. Lee-Bentham recorded a career-best T11 finish at The Evian Championship as well as carding a career-low 65 during the first round of the CME Group Titleholders.

Kim recorded four top-10 finishes in 2012 on the Symetra Tour. She ranked third in birdies (139) and fourth in rounds under par (21).

Hee Young Park of South Korea is the defending Manulife Financial LPGA Classic champion.


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