The third major of the LPGA Tour season and the second in three weeks goes this week at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Ga., where Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp are the Canadians in the field … Henderson won her first major at this event in 2016 and finished second the following year … PGA Tour Champions also has a major this week, with the Bridgestone Senior Players at the Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, where Stephen Ames and Mike Weir will be in the field … The Symetra Tour is in Cincinnati for the Prasco Charity Championship where Maude-Aimee Leblanc, Brittany Marchand, Jaclyn Lee, Selena Costabile, Rebecca Lee-Bentham, Josee Doyon, Samantha Richdale, Naomi Ko and Valerie Tanguay are in the field … Leblanc has two top 10 finishes in her last two starts and four top 10s, including three runner-up finishes, this season. She’s currently fourth on the tour money list with the top 10 graduating to the LPGA Tour at the end of the season. Leblanc is second in tour scoring average at 70.71, third in birdies (103) and fourth in average driving distance (290.71) … Michael Gligic, Adam Hadwin, Mackenzie Hughes, Roger Sloan and Nick Taylor are at this week’s PGA Tour stop, the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Ct. David Hearn began the week as an alternate … The Korn Ferry Tour is in Falmouth, Me., this week for the Live and Work in Maine Open, where Stuart Macdonald, Taylor Pendrith, Ben Silverman and Adam Svensson will tee it up … Last week’s GNN Poll asks readers how many doses of the COVID-19 vaccine they’ve received. The majority, or 51 per cent of respondents said two, 46 per cent said one and three per cent said none … This week’s poll asks readers if they would prefer to continue wearing a mask at work to protect against COVID-19, even when it isn’t required? If you haven’t done so, you can cast your vote on the GNN home page.
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