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LPGA CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES





 Dates: June 8th - June 11th
 Site: Bulle Rock Golf Course, Havre de Grace, Maryland
 Course Architect: Pete Dye (1998)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,488
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 358 yds   10 - Par 4 373 yds
               2 - Par 5 555 yds   11 - Par 5 596 yds
               3 - Par 3 160 yds   12 - Par 3 168 yds
               4 - Par 4 380 yds   13 - Par 4 415 yds
               5 - Par 4 355 yds   14 - Par 4 372 yds
               6 - Par 4 387 yds   15 - Par 5 493 yds
               7 - Par 3 143 yds   16 - Par 4 330 yds
               8 - Par 5 481 yds   17 - Par 3 171 yds
               9 - Par 4 366 yds   18 - Par 4 385 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,185 yds         36 3,303 yds
 
 Annual: 52nd
 Defending Champion: Annika Sorenstam
 Runner-Up: Michelle Wie
 Tournament Record (Par 71): 268 (Betsy King, 1992)
 Tournament Record (Par 72): 272 (Patty Sheehan, 1984)
 54-Hole Record (Par 71): 199 (Annika Sorenstam, 2004)
 54-Hole Record (Par 72): 204 (Patty Sheehan, 1984
                               Annika Sorenstam, 2005)
 36-Hole Record (Par 71): 131 (Karrie Webb, 2001)
 36-Hole Record (Par 72): 135 (Alexandra Reinhardt, 1983
                               Annika Sorenstam, 2005)
 18-Hole Tournament Record: 63 (Patty Sheehan, 1984
                                Meg Mallon, 1999)
 9-Hole Record: 29 (Karrie Webb, 2001)
 Total Purse: $1,800,000
 Shares: 1st $270,000; 2nd $164,385; 3rd $119,250
 
 2005 Finish
 -----------
 
 Player                Score
 ------                ----- 
 Annika Sorenstam       277 
 Michelle Wie (a)       280     
 Paula Creamer          282   
 Laura Davies           282     
 Lorena Ochoa           284    

 (a) - amateur.
 
 Past McDonald's LPGA Championship Winners
 -----------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2005  Annika Sorenstam (277) -- Michelle Wie (a)
 2004  Annika Sorenstam (271) -- Shi Hyun Ahn
 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
 a - Amateur
 
 Note: Formerly called LPGA Championship (1955-87), Mazda LPGA Championship
       (1987-93).



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