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WOMEN'S BRITISH OPEN RELATED STORIES





 Dates: August 3rd - August 6th
 Site: Royal Lytham & St. Annes, Lancashire
 Course Architect: Hawtree and J H Taylor Ltd
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,480
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 3 198 yds   10 - Par 4 334 yds
               2 - Par 4 401 yds   11 - Par 5 487 yds
               3 - Par 4 410 yds   12 - Par 3 160 yds
               4 - Par 4 371 yds   13 - Par 4 340 Yds
               5 - Par 3 170 yds   14 - Par 4 418 yds
               6 - Par 5 492 yds   15 - Par 5 464 yds
               7 - Par 5 542 yds   16 - Par 4 343 yds
               8 - Par 4 389 yds   17 - Par 4 419 yds
               9 - Par 3 156 yds   18 - Par 4 386 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,129 yds         37 3,351 yds
 
 Annual: 30th
 Defending Champion: Jeong Jang
 Runner-Up: Sophie Gustafson
 Tournament Record: 269 (Karrie Webb, 1997)
                    269 (Karen Stupples, 2004)
                    275 (Karen Lunn, 1993)
 54-Hole Record: 198 (Karrie Webb, 1997)
                 205 (Emilee Klein, 1996)
 36-Hole Record: 134 (Jeong Jang, 2005)
                 134 (Emilee Klein, 1996)
 18-Hole Record: 62 (Minea Blomqvist, 2004)
 9-Hole Record:  29 (Tracy Hanson, 1994; Grace Park, 2003;
                     Kris Tschetter, 2005)
 Total Purse: $1,800,000
 Shares: 1st $270,000; 2nd $164,385; 3rd $119,250
 
 2005 Finish
 -----------
 
 Player                Score 
 ------                ----- 
 Jeong Jang             272 
 Sophie Gustafson       276 
 Michelle Wie (a)       278 
 Young Kim              278 
 Liselotte Neumann      279 
 
 (a) - Amateur
 
 Past Weetabix Women's British Open Winners
 ------------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2005  Jeong Jang (272) -- Sophie Gustafson
       (Royal Birkdale Golf Club)
 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)
 
 * - Won in Playoff
 # - Rain Shortened
 
 Note: Previously called Ladies British Open Championship (1976-86).



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