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
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, July 28th through Sunday, July 31st
 Site: Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, Merseyside, England
 Course Architect: Hawtree and J H Taylor Ltd (1935)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,463
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 418 yds   10 - Par 4 368 yds
               2 - Par 4 410 yds   11 - Par 4 358 yds
               3 - Par 4 404 yds   12 - Par 3 149 yds
               4 - Par 3 175 yds   13 - Par 4 427 Yds
               5 - Par 4 338 yds   14 - Par 3 163 yds
               6 - Par 5 478 yds   15 - Par 5 499 yds
               7 - Par 3 155 yds   16 - Par 4 347 yds
               8 - Par 4 410 yds   17 - Par 5 497 yds
               9 - Par 4 395 yds   18 - Par 5 472 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,183 yds         37 3,280 yds
 
 Annual: 29th

 Defending Champion: Karen Stupples
 Runner-Up: Rachel Hetherington
 Tournament Record: 269 (Karrie Webb, 1997 - 19-under-par - Par 72)
                    269 (Karen Stupples, 2004 - 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)
                     (Karen Stupples, 2004 - 9-under-par - Par 72)
 18-Hole Record: 62 (Minea Blomqvist, 2004 - Sunningdale Golf Club)
 9-Hole Record:  29 (Tracy Hanson, 1994; Grace Park, 2003)
 Total Purse: $1,800,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $270,000; 2nd Place - $164,385; 3rd Place - $119,250
 
                             2004 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Karen Stupples         269              Giulia Sergas           277
 Rachel Hetherington    274              Beth Daniel             277
 Heather Bowie          275              Jung Yeon Lee           278
 Lorena Ochoa           276              Minea Blomqvist         278
 Michele Redman         277              Laura Davies            278
 
                   Past Weetabix Women's British Open Winners
                   ------------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2004  Karen Stupples (269) -- Rachel Hetherington
       (Sunningdale Golf Club)
 2003  Annika Sorenstam (278) -- Se Ri Pak
       (Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club)
 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)

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