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LPGA Championship Winners

 

The LPGA Championship is the second-oldest of the tournaments that make up the five majors of women's golf. It was first played in 1955. Below are all the winners going back to that first event (playoffs are listed in parentheses):

2013: Inbee Park, 283 (def. Catriona Matthew on third hole of sudden-death playoff)
2012: Shanshan Feng, 282
2011: Yani Tseng, 269
2010: Cristie Kerr, 269
2009: Anna Nordqvist, 273
2008: Yani Tseng, 276 (def. Maria Hjorth on fourth hole of sudden-death playoff)
2007: Suzann Pettersen, 274
2006: Se Ri Pak, 280 (def. Karrie Webb on first hole of sudden-death playoff)
2005: Annika Sorenstam, 277
2004: Annika Sorenstam, 271
2003: Annika Sorenstam, 278 (def. Grace Park on first hole of sudden-death playoff)
2002: Se Ri Pak, 279
2001: Karrie Webb, 270
2000: Juli Inkster, 281 (def. Stefania Croce on second hole of sudden-death playoff)
1999: Juli Inkster, 268
1998: Se Ri Pak, 273
1997: Chris Johnson, 281 (def. Leta Lindley on second hole of sudden-death playoff)
1996: Laura Davies, 213
1995: Kelly Robbins, 274
1994: Laura Davies, 279
1993: Patty Sheehan, 275
1992: Betsy King, 267
1991: Meg Mallon, 274
1990: Beth Daniel, 280
1989: Nancy Lopez, 274
1988: Sherri Turner, 281
1987: Jane Geddes, 275
1986: Pat Bradley, 277
1985: Nancy Lopez, 275
1984: Patty Sheehan, 272
1983: Patty Sheehan, 279
1982: Jan Stephenson, 279
1981: Donna Caponi, 280
1980: Sally Little, 285
1979: Donna Caponi, 279
1978: Nancy Lopez, 275
1977: Chako Higuchi, 279
1976: Betty Burfeindt, 287
1975: Kathy Whitworth, 288
1974: Sandra Haynie, 287
1973: Mary Mills, 288
1972: Kathy Ahern, 293
1971: Kathy Whitworth, 288
1970: Shirley Englehorn, 285 (def. Kathy Whitworth in 18-hole playoff, 74-78)
1969: Betsy Rawls, 293
1968: Sandra Post, 294 (def. Kathy Whitworth in 18-hole playoff, 68-75)
1967: Kathy Whitworth, 284
1966: Gloria Ehret, 282
1965: Sandra Haynie, 279
1964: Mary Mills, 278
1963: Mickey Wright, 294
1962: Judy Kimball, 282
1961: Mickey Wright, 287
1960: Mickey Wright, 292
1959: Betsy Rawls, 288
1958: Mickey Wright, 288
1957: Louise Suggs, 285
1956: Marlene Hagge, 291 (def. Patty Berg on first hole of sudden-death playoff)
1955: Beverly Hanson def. Louise Suggs, 4 and 3

That first tournament, in 1955, was the only one in which match play was used.

Related articles:
US Women's Open winners
Kraft Nabisco Championship winners
Women's British Open winners

 

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