McDonald's LPGA Championship
McDonald's LPGA Championship
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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
News and report 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 10th through Sunday, June 13th
 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: 50th
 Defending Champion: Annika Sorenstam
 Runner-Up: Grace Park
 Tournament Record (Par 71): 267 (Betsy King, 1992 - Bethesda Country Club, MD)
 Tournament Record (Par 71): 268 (Juli Inkster, 1999 - DuPont Country Club, DE)
 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 - Jack Nicklaus Golf Club);
                                Meg Mallon, 1999 - DuPont Country Club)
 9-Hole Record: 29 (Karrie Webb, 2001)
 Course Record: 63 (Brandie Burton, 1992; Meg Mallon, 1999)
 Total Purse: $1,600,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $240,000; 2nd Place - 146,120; 3rd Place - 106,000

 
             Past McDonald's LPGA Championship Winners and Runner-up
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 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2003  *Annika Sorenstam (278) -- Grace Park
 2002  Se Ri Pak (279) -- Beth Daniel
 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
 


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