Weetabix Women's British Open
Weetabix Women's British Open
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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, July 31st through Sunday, August 3rd
 Site: Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Blackpool, Lancashire, England
 Course Architect: George Lowe Jr. (1897)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,308
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 3 198 yds   10 - Par 4 311 yds
               2 - Par 4 390 yds   11 - Par 5 465 yds
               3 - Par 4 410 yds   12 - Par 3 151 yds
               4 - Par 4 357 yds   13 - Par 4 324 Yds
               5 - Par 3 170 yds   14 - Par 4 418 yds
               6 - Par 5 474 yds   15 - Par 5 455 yds
               7 - Par 5 542 yds   16 - Par 4 333 yds
               8 - Par 4 389 yds   17 - Par 4 406 yds
               9 - Par 3 144 yds   18 - Par 4 371 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,074 yds         37 3,234 yds
 
 Annual: 27th
 Defending Champion: Karrie Webb
 Runner-Up: Michelle Ellis, Paula Marti
 Tournament Record: 269 (Karrie Webb, 1997 - 19-under-par - Par 72)
                    275 (Karen Lunn, 1993 - 17-under-par - Par 73)
 54-Hole Record: 198 (Karrie Webb, 1997 - 18-under-par - Par 72
                 205 (Emilee Klein, 1996 - 14-under-par - Par 73)
 36-Hole Record: 134 (Emilee Klein, 1996 - 12-under-par - Par 73)
                 135 (Karrie Webb, 1997 - 9-under-par - Par 72)
                     (Catriona Matthew, 2001 - 9-under-par - Par 72)
 18-Hole Record: 63 (Karrie Webb, 1997)
 9-Hole Record:  29 (Tracy Hanson, 1994)
 Total Purse: $1,600,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $259,931; 2nd Place - 162,453; 3rd Place - 106,000
 
                             2002 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Karrie Webb            273              Candie Kung             277
 Michelle Ellis         275              Jennifer Rosales        277
 Paula Marti            275              Meg Mallon              278
 Jeong Jang             277              Beth Bauer              278
 Catrin Nilsmark        277              Carin Koch              278
 
                   Past Weetabix Women's British Open Winners
                   ------------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2002  Karrie Webb (273) -- Michelle Ellis, Paula Marti
       (Turnberry Golf Club - Ailsa Course)
 2001  Se Ri Pak (277) -- Mi Hyun Kim
       (Sunningdale Golf Club)
 2000  Sophie Gustafson (282) -- Kirsty Taylor, Liselotte Neumann,
                                 Becky Iverson, Meg Mallon
       (Royal Birkdale Golf Club)
 1999  Sherri Steinhauer (283) -- Annika Sorenstam
       (Woburn Golf & Country Club)
 1998  Sherri Steinhauer (292) -- Sophie Gustafson
       (Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club)
 1997  Karrie Webb (269) -- Rosie Jones
       (Sunningdale Golf Club)
 1996  Emilee Klein (277) -- Penny Hammel, Amy Alcott
       (Woburn Golf & Country Club)
 1995  Karrie Webb (278) -- Jill McGill, Annika Sorenstam
       (Woburn Golf & Country Club)
 1994  Liselotte Neumann (280) -- Dottie Pepper, Annika Sorenstam
       (Woburn Golf & Country Club)
 1993  Karen Lunn (275) -- Brandie Burton
       (Woburn Golf & Country Club)
 1992  #Patty Sheehan (207) -- Corinne Dibnah
       (Woburn Golf & Country Club)
 1991  Penny Grice-Whittaker (284) -- Helen Alfredsson
       (Woburn Golf & Country Club)
 1990  *Helen Alfredsson (288) -- Jane Hill
       (Woburn Golf & Country Club)
 1989  Jane Geddes (274) -- Florence Descampe
       (Woburn Golf & Country Club)
 1988  *Corinne Dibnah (295) -- Sally Little
       (Woburn Golf & Country Club)
 1987  Alison Nicholas (296) -- Laura Davies, Muffin Spencer-Devlin
       (Woburn Golf & Country Club)
 1986  Laura Davies (283) -- Marta Figueras-Dotti, P.Conley
       (Royal Birkdale Golf Club)
 1985  Betsy King (300) -- Marta Figueras-Dotti
       (Moor Park Golf Club)
 1984  Ayako Okamoto (289)
       (Woburn Golf & Country Club)
 1983  Not Held
 1982  Marta Figueras-Dotti (296)
       (Royal Birkdale Golf Club)
 1981  Debbie Massey (295)
       (Northumberland Golf Club)
 1980  Debbie Massey (294)
       (Wontworth Club)
 1979  Allison Sheard (301)
       (Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club)
 1978  Janet Melville (310)
       (Foxhills Golf & Country Club)
 1977  Vivien Saunders (306)
       (Lindrick Golf Club)
 1976  Jenny Lee-Smith (299)
       (Fulford Golf Club)
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 # - Rain shortened.
 
 Note: Previously called Ladies British Open Championship (1976-86).
 


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