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Money Leaders: 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 -2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008
2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001 - 2000
Leading money winners 1950-today
Leading career money winners
Total prize money awarded in past years
Historical tour schedules and results
Scoring average leaders by year
LPGA Tour Awards
Year Player of the Year * Vare Trophy ** Rookie of the Year ***
2016 Ariya Jutanugarn THA In Gee Chun KOR In Gee Chun KOR
2015 Lydia Ko NZL Inbee PARK KOR Sei Young Kim KOR
2014 Stacy Lewis USA Stacy Lewis USA Lydia Ko[14] NZL
2013 Inbee Park KOR Stacy Lewis USA Moriya Jutanugarn THA
2012 Stacy Lewis USA Inbee Park KOR So Yeon Ryu kor
2011 Yani Tseng TPE Yani Tseng TPE Hee Kyung Seo KOR
2010 Yani Tseng TPE Na Yeon Choi KOR Azahara Muñoz SPA
2009 Lorena Ochoa MEX Lorena Ochoa MEX Jiyai Shin KOR
2008 Lorena Ochoa MEX Lorena Ochoa MEX Yani Tseng TPE
2007 Lorena Ochoa MEX Lorena Ochoa MEX BRA
2006 Lorena Ochoa MEX Lorena Ochoa MEX Seon Hwa Lee KOR
2005 Annika Sörenstam SWE Annika Sörenstam SWE Paula Creamer USA
2004 Annika Sörenstam SWE Grace Park KOR Shi Hyun Ahn KOR
2003 Annika Sörenstam SWE Se Ri Pak KOR Lorena Ochoa MEX
2002 Annika Sörenstam SWE Annika Sörenstam SWE Beth Bauer USA
2001 Annika Sörenstam SWE Annika Sörenstam SWE Hee-Won Han KOR
2000 Karrie Webb AUS Karrie Webb AUS Dorothy Delasin USA
1999 Karrie Webb AUS Karrie Webb AUS Mi Hyun Kim KOR
1998 Annika Sörenstam SWE Annika Sörenstam SWE Se Ri Pak KOR
1997 Annika Sörenstam SWE Karrie Webb AUS Lisa Hackney ENG
1996 Laura Davies ENG Annika Sörenstam SWE Karrie Webb AUS
1995 Annika Sörenstam SWE Annika Sörenstam SWE Pat Hurst USA
1994 Beth Daniel USA Beth Daniel USA Annika Sörenstam SWE
1993 Betsy King USA Betsy King USA Suzanne Strudwick ENG
1992 Dottie Mochrie USA Dottie Mochrie USA Helen Alfredsson SWE
1991 Pat Bradley USA Pat Bradley USA Brandie Burton USA
1990 Beth Daniel USA Beth Daniel USA Hiromi Kobayashi JAP
1989 Betsy King USA Beth Daniel USA Pamela Wright SCO
1988 Nancy Lopez USA Colleen Walker USA Liselotte Neumann SWE
1987 Ayako Okamoto JAP Betsy King USA Tammie Green USA
1986 Pat Bradley USA Pat Bradley USA Jody Rosenthal USA
1985 Nancy Lopez USA Nancy Lopez USA Penny Hammel USA
1984 Betsy King USA Patty Sheehan USA Juli Inkster USA
1983 Patty Sheehan USA JoAnne Carner USA Stephanie Farwig USA
1982 JoAnne Carner USA JoAnne Carner USA Patti Rizzo USA
1981 JoAnne Carner USA JoAnne Carner USA Patty Sheehan USA
1980 Beth Daniel USA Amy Alcott USA Myra Blackwelder USA
1979 Nancy Lopez USA Nancy Lopez USA Beth Daniel USA
1978 Nancy Lopez USA Nancy Lopez USA Nancy Lopez USA
1977 Judy Rankin USA Judy Rankin USA Debbie Massey USA
1976 Judy Rankin USA Judy Rankin USA Bonnie Lauer USA
1975 Sandra Palmer USA JoAnne Carner USA Amy Alcott USA
1974 JoAnne Carner USA JoAnne Carner USA Jan Stephenson AUS
1973 Kathy Whitworth USA Judy Rankin USA Laura Baugh USA
1972 Kathy Whitworth USA Kathy Whitworth USA Jocelyne Bourassa CAN
1971 Kathy Whitworth USA Kathy Whitworth USA Sally Little RSA
1970 Sandra Haynie USA Kathy Whitworth USA JoAnne Carner USA
1969 Kathy Whitworth USA Kathy Whitworth USA Jane Blalock USA
1968 Kathy Whitworth USA Carol Mann USA Sandra Post CAN
1967 Kathy Whitworth USA Kathy Whitworth USA Sharron Moran USA
1966 Kathy Whitworth USA Kathy Whitworth USA Jan Ferraris USA
1965
Kathy Whitworth USA Margie Masters AUS
1964
Mickey Wright USA Susie Maxwell USA
1963
Mickey Wright USA Clifford Ann Creed USA
1962
Mickey Wright USA Mary Mills USA
1961
Mickey Wright USA
1960
Mickey Wright USA
1959
Betsy Rawls USA
1958
Beverly Hanson USA
1957
Louise Suggs USA
1956
Patty Berg USA
1955
Patty Berg USA
1954
Babe Zaharias USA
1953
Patty Berg USA
* The Rolex Player of the Year: Points are awarded for top-10 finishes and doubled at the LPGA's 4 major championships and at the season-ending Tour Championship.
30 points for first; 12 points for second; nine points for third; seven points for fourth; six points for fifth; five points for sixth; four points for seventh; three points for eighth; two points for ninth and one point for 10th.
** The Vare Trophy: Named for Glenna Collett-Vare, given to the player with the lowest scoring average for the season.
*** The Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year Award: Awarded to the first-year player on the LPGA Tour who scores the highest in a points competition in which points are awarded based on a player's finish in an event.
The points system is: 150 points for first; 80 points for second; 75 points for third; 70 points for fourth; and 65 points for fifth.
After fifth place, points are awarded in decrements of three, beginning at sixth place with 62 points.
Points are doubled in the major events and at the season-ending Tour Championship.
Rookies who make the cut in an event and finish below 41st each receive five points. The award is named after Louise Suggs, one of the founders of the LPGA.
Historical tour schedules and results
Year
Number of official tournaments
Countries hosting tournaments
Tournaments in United States
Tournaments in other countries
Total prize money $
2016
33
14
18
15
63,200,000
2015
31
14
17
14
59,100,000
2014
32
14
17
15
57,550,000
2013
28
14
14
14
48,900,000
2012
27
12
15
12
47,000,000
2011
23
11
13
10
41,500,000
2010
24
10
14
10
41,400,000
2009
28
9
18
10
47,600,000
2008
34
8
24
10
60,300,000
2007
31
8
23
8
54,285,000
2006
33
8
25
8
50,275,000
2005
32
7
25
7
45,100,000
2004
32
6
27
5
42,875,000

 





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