McDonalds LPGA Championship
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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
Scores from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
Scores from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
Scores from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 Dates: Thursday, June 22nd through Sunday, June 25th
 Site: DuPont Country Club (DuPont Course), Wilmington, Delaware
 Course Architect: Alfred Tull (1946); Redesign work by William Gordon (1960s);
                   Geoffrey Cornish
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,376
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 384 yds         10 - Par 4 360 yds
               2 - Par 4 400 yds         11 - Par 5 528 yds
               3 - Par 4 372 yds         12 - Par 4 357 yds
               4 - Par 4 370 yds         13 - Par 3 184 yds
               5 - Par 3 167 yds         14 - Par 4 390 yds
               6 - Par 4 381 yds         15 - Par 4 382 yds
               7 - Par 4 391 yds         16 - Par 5 465 yds
               8 - Par 3 192 yds         17 - Par 3 156 yds
               9 - Par 5 498 yds         18 - Par 4 399 yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    35 3,155 yds               36 3,221 yds
 
 Annual: 46th
 Defending Champion: Juli Inkster
 Runner-Up: Liselotte Neumann
 Tournament Record (Par 71): 267 (Betsy King, 1992)
 Tournament Record (Par 72): 272 (Patty Sheehan, 1984)
 54-Hole Record (Par 71): 201 (Betsy King, 1992)
 54-Hole Record (Par 72): 204 (Patty Sheehan, 1984)
 36-Hole Record (Par 71): 133 (Se Ri Pak, 1998)
 36-Hole Record (Par 72): 135 (Alexandra Reinhardt, 1983)
 18-Hole Tournament Record: 63 (Patty Sheehan, 1984)
 9-Hole Record: 30 (Nancy Ramsbottom, 1998; Meg Mallon, Laura Davies, Rosie
                    Jones, 1999)
 Course Record: 63 (Brandie Burton, 1992; Meg Mallon, 1999)
 Total Purse: $1,400,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $210,000; 2nd Place - 130,330; 3rd Place - 95,105
 
                                 Key Players to Watch
                                 --------------------
 
                                      Finish Last Nine Years
 Player              1991  1992  1993   1994   1995  1996  1997  1998  1999
 ------              ----  ----  ----   ----   ----  ----  ----  ----  ----
 Juli Inkster        9th   9th   T-65   T-14   T-47  T-5   T-53  T-16  Won
 Liselotte Neumann   T-11  T-2   T-25   T-3    T-38  T-41  mc    T-37  2nd
 Nancy Scranton      mc    T-22  T-8    T-49   T-18  dnp   T-60  T-25  T-3
 Mardi Lunn          dnp   dnp   dnp    T-17   mc    T-58  T-22  mc    T-3
 Rosie Jones         T-11  T-35  T-17   mc     T-33  T-69  mc    mc    T-5
 Cristie Kerr        dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   mc    mc    T-5
 Se Ri Pak           dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   Won   T-7
 Emilee Klein        dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    T-72  T-58  T-67  T-6   T-7
 Laura Davies        T-51  T-52  T-45   Won    2nd   Won   T-4   T-44  T-7
 Jill McGill         dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp   T-26  T-60  dnp   T-7
 Meg Mallon          Won   T-26  T-45   T-11   T-15  T-10  T-22  T-6   T-11
 Tammie Green        T-56  T-26  T-4    T-17   T-8   T-63  mc    T-14  T-11
 Annika Sorenstam    dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    10th  T-14  3rd   T-30  T-16
 Jan Stephenson      wd    T-12  T-11   T-63   wd    dnp   mc    mc    T-16
 Sherri Steinhauer   T-11  T-44  mc     T-7    mc    T-18  T-4   T-37  T-19
 Dottie Pepper       T-22  T-5   T-30   T-11   T-6   T-26  T-37  mc    T-19
 Hiromi Kobayashi    T-47  T-44  T-62   T-3    wd    T-5   T-60  mc    T-19
 Lorie Kane          dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   T-16  T-30  T-26
 Barb Mucha          mc    T-72  mc     T-17   T-15  T-34  T-9   T-51  T-26
 Leta Lindley        dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   2nd   mc    T-26
 Trish Johnson       T-47  mc    T-8    mc     T-38  T-34  8th   mc    T-26
 Kelli Kuehne        dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    T-26
 Jane Crafter        dnp   T-35  T-17   mc     T-55  T-3   T-60  dnp   T-26
 Hollis Stacy        T-26  T-18  mc     45th   mc    mc    T-53  T-66  T-36
 Dana Dormann        T-31  T-52  T-53   T-14   mc    T-51  T-11  T-25  T-42
 Michelle McGann     mc    T-30  T-4    T-26   wd    T-41  T-31  T-25  T-47
 Tina Barrett        T-44  T-30  mc     T-28   mc    mc    T-22  mc    T-47
 Chris Johnson       T-47  T-15  T-30   T-14   T-38  T-58  Won   T-6   T-54
 Catrin Nilsmark     dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    mc    mc    dnp   T-9   T-54
 Kris Tschetter      T-37  T-74  T-11   T-49   T-18  T-18  mc    T-30  T-54
 Penny Hammel        mc    mc    mc     mc     mc    T-3   mc    T-68  T-54
 Sophie Gustafson    dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-54
 Pat Bradley         T-2   T-15  mc     T-3    T-8   T-51  T-11  T-44  65th
 Kelly Robbins       dnp   T-22  T-50   mc     Won   T-18  T-11  T-9   66th
 Betsy King          7th   Won   T-4    T-17   T-11  T-14  T-53  T-37  T-69
 Lisa Hackney        dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   mc    T-2   mc
 Karrie Webb         dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp   T-41  T-9   T-4   mc
 Wendy Ward          dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp   mc    dnp   T-4   mc
 Joan Pitcock        mc    T-35  T-11   mc     T-11  mc    T-46  T-11  mc
 Jane Geddes         T-15  T-22  T-17   mc     T-29  T-26  T-67  T-11  mc
 Dawn Coe-Jones      T-22  T-64  mc     T-77   T-47  dq    T-6   T-44  mc
 Helen Alfredsson    dnp   T-5   mc     T-35   T-38  mc    T-67  T-51  mc
 Charlotta Sorenstam dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   T-56  mc
 Kristi Albers       mc    T-18  T-53   mc     T-11  T-10  T-46  T-58  mc
 Beth Daniel         4th   T-35  T-17   T-7    T-18  T-26  dnp   T-58  mc
 Gail Graham         mc    T-74  mc     T-28   mc    T-51  T-6   T-66  mc
 Marianne Morris     dnp   mc    dnp    T-49   T-3   T-74  T-46  T-70  mc
 Amy Alcott          10th  T-10  mc     T-7    mc    mc    T-67  mc    mc
 Val Skinner         T-22  T-44  mc     13th   T-47  T-5   T-80  mc    mc
 Elaine Crosby       mc    T-49  T-17   T-3    mc    mc    mc    mc    mc
 JoAnne Carner       8th   T-2   T-37   T-26   T-38  dnp   mc    mc    mc
 Donna Andrews       mc    T-12  T-11   T-17   mc    T-63  T-16  T-2   dnp
 Annette DeLuca      dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   T-11  dnp
 Pat Hurst           dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp    T-33  T-34  T-75  T-21  dnp
 Nancy Lopez         dnp   T-18  T-25   wd     T-18  T-18  T-37  T-44  dnp
 Brandie Burton      T-59  T-10  T-37   T-28   mc    T-63  T-11  T-68  dnp
 Patty Sheehan       T-64  T-7   Won    T-7    T-3   T-10  mc    mc    dnp
 
 dnp - Did Not Play
 mc  - Missed Cut
 wd  - Withdrew
 
         Past McDonald's LPGA Championship Winners and Runner-up
         -------------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Juli Inkster (268) -- Liselotte Neumann
 1998 -- Se Ri Pak (273) -- Donna Andrews, Lisa Hackney
 1997 -- *Chris Johnson (281) -- Leta Lindley
 1996 -- #Laura Davies (213) -- Julie Piers
 1995 -- Kelly Robbins (274) -- Laura Davies
 1994 -- Laura Davies (279) -- Alice Ritzman
 1993 -- Patty Sheehan (275) -- Lauri Merten
 1992 -- Betsy King (267) -- JoAnne Carner, Karen Noble, Liselotte Neumann
 1991 -- Meg Mallon (274) -- Pat Bradley, Ayako Okamoto
 1990 -- Beth Daniel (280) -- Rosie Jones
 1989 -- Nancy Lopez (274) -- Ayako Okamoto
 1988 -- Sherri Turner (281) -- Amy Alcott
 1987 -- Jane Geddes (275) -- Betsy King
 1986 -- Pat Bradley (277) -- Patty Sheehan
 1985 -- Nancy Lopez (273) -- Alice Miller
 1984 -- Patty Sheehan (272) -- Beth Daniel, Pat Bradley
 1983 -- Patty Sheehan (279) -- Sandra Haynie
 1982 -- Jan Stephenson (279) -- JoAnne Carner
 1981 -- Donna Caponi (280) -- Jerilyn Britz, Pat Meyers
 1980 -- Sally Little (285) -- Jane Blalock
 1979 -- Donna Caponi (279) -- Jerilyn Britz
 1978 -- Nancy Lopez (275) -- Amy Alcott
 1977 -- Chako Higuchi (279) -- Pat Bradley, Sandra Post, Judy Rankin
 1976 -- Betty Burfeindt (287) -- Judy Rankin
 1975 -- Kathy Whitworth (288) -- Sandra Haynie
 1974 -- Sandra Haynie (288) -- JoAnne Carner
 1973 -- Mary Mills (288) -- Betty Burfeindt
 1972 -- Kathy Ahern (293) -- Jane Blalock
 1971 -- Kathy Whitworth (288) -- Kathy Ahern
 1970 -- * Shirley Englehorn (285) -- Kathy Whitworth
 1969 -- Betsy Rawls (293) -- Susie Berning, Carol Mann
 1968 -- * Sandra Post (294) -- Kathy Whitworth
 1967 -- Kathy Whitworth (284) -- Shirley Englehorn
 1966 -- Gloria Ehret (282) -- Mickey Wright
 1965 -- Sandra Haynie (279) -- Clifford A. Creed
 1964 -- Mary Mills (278) -- Mickey Wright
 1963 -- Mickey Wright (294) -- Mary Lena Faulk, Mary Mills, Louise Suggs
 1962 -- Judy Kimball (282) -- Shirley Spork
 1961 -- Mickey Wright (287) -- Louise Suggs
 1960 -- Mickey Wright (292) -- Louise Suggs
 1959 -- Betsy Rawls (288) -- Patty Berg
 1958 -- Mickey Wright (288) -- Fay Crocker
 1957 -- Louise Suggs (285) -- Wiffi Smith
 1956 -- * Marlene Hagge (291) -- Patty Berg
 1955 -- Beverly Hanson (220) -- Louise Suggs
 
 * - Won in playoff
 # - Rain shortened
 
 Note: Formerly called LPGA Championship (1955-87), Mazda LPGA Championship
       (1987-93).
 
                   2000 Grand Slam Finishes
                   ------------------------
 
                       Dinah Shore
 
 Karrie Webb              Won
 Dottie Pepper            2nd
 Meg Mallon               3rd
 Cathy Johnston-Forbes    T-4
 Michele Redman           T-4
 Helen Dobson             T-6
 Chris Johnson            T-6
 Rosie Jones              T-8
 Kim Saiki                T-8
 Pat Hurst                T-10
 Se Ri Pak                T-15
 Kelly Robbins            T-17
 Annika Sorenstam         T-17
 Sherri Steinhauer        T-17
 Charlotta Sorenstam      T-17
 Juli Inkster             T-17
 Carin Koch               T-17
 Alison Nicholas          T-27
 Bradie Burton            T-31
 Laura Davies             T-35
 Lorie Kane               T-35
 Nancy Lopez              T-43
 Patty Sheehan            T-47
 Beth Daniel              T-47
 Helen Alfredsson         T-57
 Catrin Nilsmark          T-57
 Rachel Hetherington      T-62
 Liselotte Neumann        72nd
 Kelli Kuehne             mc
 Michelle McGann          mc
 Betsy King               mc
 Hiromi Kobayashi         mc
 Jane Crafter             mc
 Amy Alcott               mc
 

 

 

 

 

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