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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 6th through Sunday, June 9th
 Site: DuPont Country Club (DuPont Course), Wilmington, Delaware
 Course Architect: Alfred Tull (1948); Redesign work by William Gordon and
                   David Gordon (1955); Geoffrey S. Cornish and
                   William G. Robinson (1980)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,408
 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 4 375 yds
               4 - Par 4 370 yds   13 - Par 3 184 yds
               5 - Par 3 167 yds   14 - Par 4 390 yds
               6 - Par 4 391 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 5 502 yds   18 - Par 4 399 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,169 yds         36 3,239 yds
 
 Annual: 48th
 Defending Champion: Karrie Webb
 Runner-Up: Laura Diaz
 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; Karrie Webb, 2001)
 54-Hole Record (Par 72): 204 (Patty Sheehan, 1984)
 36-Hole Record (Par 71): 131 (Karrie Webb, 2001)
 36-Hole Record (Par 72): 135 (Alexandra Reinhardt, 1983)
 18-Hole Tournament Record: 63 (Patty Sheehan, 1984; Meg Mallon, 1999)
 9-Hole Record: 29 (Karrie Webb, 2001)
 Course Record: 63 (Brandie Burton, 1992; Meg Mallon, 1999)
 Total Purse: $1,500,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $225,000; 2nd Place - 139,639; 3rd Place - 101,899
 
                                 Key Players to Watch
                                 --------------------
 
                                      Finish Last Ten Years
 Player              1992  1993  1994  1995  1996  1997  1998  1999  2000  2001
 ------              ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----
 Karrie Webb         dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-41  T-9   T-4   mc    T-9   Won
 Laura Diaz          dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    T-40  2nd
 Wendy Ward          dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    dnp   T-4   mc    T-3   T-3
 Maria Hjorth        dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-16  T-63  mc    T-3
 Annika Sorenstam    dnp   dnp   dnp   10th  T-14  3rd   T-30  T-16  T-12  5th
 Laura Davies        T-52  T-45  Won   2nd   Won   T-4   T-44  T-7   T-6   T-6
 Becky Iverson       dnp   dnp   dnp   T-38  T-63  mc    mc    T-47  mc    T-6
 Mi Hyun Kim         dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-26  T-12  8th
 Helen Alfredsson    T-5   mc    T-35  T-38  mc    T-67  T-51  mc    mc    9th
 Michele Redman      T-64  mc    mc    T-29  T-41  mc    T-18  mc    T-17  T-10
 Maggie Will         mc    T-50  T-73  mc    T-72  mc    T-37  T-63  T-36  T-10
 Rosie Jones         T-35  T-17  mc    T-33  T-69  mc    mc    T-5   T-28  T-12
 Liselotte Neumann   T-2   T-25  T-3   T-38  T-41  mc    T-37  2nd   mc    T-12
 Lorie Kane          dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-16  T-30  T-26  mc    T-12
 Juli Inkster        9th   T-65  T-14  T-47  T-5   T-53  T-16  Won   Won   T-15
 Leta Lindley        dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   2nd   mc    T-26  T-12  T-17
 Kelly Robbins       T-22  T-50  mc    Won   T-18  T-11  T-9   66th  T-12  T-17
 Meg Mallon          T-26  T-45  T-11  T-15  T-10  T-22  T-6   T-11  T-17  T-17
 Pat Hurst           dnp   dnp   dnp   T-33  T-34  T-75  T-21  dnp   T-17  T-17
 Dottie Pepper       T-5   T-30  T-11  T-6   T-26  T-37  mc    T-19  T-23  T-17
 Carin Koch          dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    T-18  T-53  T-18  T-36  T-40  T-17
 Rachel Teske        dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    dnp   T-60  T-30  T-42  mc    T-17
 Pat Bradley         T-15  mc    T-3   T-8   T-51  T-11  T-44  65th  T-23  T-23
 Nancy Scranton      T-22  T-8   T-49  T-18  dnp   T-60  T-25  T-3   T-3   T-26
 Akiko Fukushima     dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-22  T-9   T-26
 Beth Daniel         T-35  T-17  T-7   T-18  T-26  dnp   T-58  mc    T-33  T-26
 Dawn Coe-Jones      T-64  mc    T-77  T-47  dq    T-6   T-44  mc    T-17  T-30
 Grace Park          dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    T-30
 Jane Crafter        T-35  T-17  mc    T-55  T-3   T-60  dnp   T-26  T-6   T-33
 Brandie Burton      T-10  T-37  T-28  mc    T-63  T-11  T-68  dnp   mc    T-37
 Se Ri Pak           dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   Won   T-7   T-3   T-39
 Kris Tschetter      T-74  T-11  T-49  T-18  T-18  mc    T-30  T-54  T-46  T-39
 Emilee Klein        dnp   dnp   dnp   T-72  T-58  T-67  T-6   T-7   T-33  T-50
 Betsy King          Won   T-4   T-17  T-11  T-14  T-53  T-37  T-69  T-23  T-54
 Charlotta Sorenstam dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-56  mc    mc    T-54
 Amy Alcott          T-10  mc    T-7   mc    mc    T-67  mc    mc    mc    T-54
 Donna Andrews       T-12  T-11  T-17  mc    T-63  T-16  T-2   dnp   mc    T-54
 Gail Graham         T-74  mc    T-28  mc    T-51  T-6   T-66  mc    mc    T-63
 Janice Moodie       dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-21  T-42  T-23  T-66
 Barb Mucha          T-72  mc    T-17  T-15  T-34  T-9   T-51  T-26  T-40  T-66
 Joan Pitcock        T-35  T-11  mc    T-11  mc    T-46  T-11  mc    mc    T-66
 Michelle McGann     T-30  T-4   T-26  wd    T-41  T-31  T-25  T-47  mc    70th
 Jan Stephenson      T-12  T-11  T-63  wd    dnp   mc    mc    T-16  T-9   mc
 Jane Geddes         T-22  T-17  mc    T-29  T-26  T-67  T-11  mc    T-17  mc
 Sherri Steinhauer   T-44  mc    T-7   mc    T-18  T-4   T-37  T-19  T-40  mc
 Sophie Gustafson    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-54  T-40  mc
 Jill McGill         dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-26  T-60  dnp   T-7   T-52  mc
 Val Skinner         T-44  mc    13th  T-47  T-5   T-80  mc    mc    T-62  mc
 Nancy Lopez         T-18  T-25  wd    T-18  T-18  T-37  T-44  dnp   T-65  mc
 Mardi Lunn          dnp   dnp   T-17  mc    T-58  T-22  mc    T-3   mc    mc
 Hiromi Kobayashi    T-44  T-62  T-3   wd    T-5   T-60  mc    T-19  mc    mc
 Kelli Kuehne        dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    T-26  mc    mc
 Tina Barrett        T-30  mc    T-28  mc    mc    T-22  mc    T-47  mc    mc
 Penny Hammel        mc    mc    mc    mc    T-3   mc    T-68  T-54  mc    mc
 Kristi Albers       T-18  T-53  mc    T-11  T-10  T-46  T-58  mc    mc    mc
 Cristie Kerr        dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    mc    T-5   wd    mc
 Tammie Green        T-26  T-4   T-17  T-8   T-63  mc    T-14  T-11  dnp   mc
 Stefania Croce      dnp   T-62  dnp   dnp   T-41  mc    mc    T-47  2nd   dnp
 Patty Sheehan       T-7   Won   T-7   T-3   T-10  mc    mc    dnp   T-46  dnp
 Catrin Nilsmark     dnp   dnp   dnp   mc    mc    dnp   T-9   T-54  T-56  dnp
 Trish Johnson       mc    T-8   mc    T-38  T-34  8th   mc    T-26  mc    dnp
 Chris Johnson       T-15  T-30  T-14  T-38  T-58  Won   T-6   T-54  mc    dnp
 
 dnp - Did Not Play
 mc  - Missed Cut
 wd  - Withdrew
 
             Past McDonald's LPGA Championship Winners and Runner-up
             -------------------------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2001  Karrie Webb (270) -- Laura Diaz
 2000  *Juli Inkster (281) -- Stefania Croce
 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).

 

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