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WOMEN'S BRITISH OPEN RELATED STORIES





 Dates: Thursday, August 2nd - Sunday, August 5th
 Site: Old Course at St. Andrews, St. Andrews
 Par: 73
 Yardage: 6,638
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 376 yds   10 - Par 4 340 yds
               2 - Par 4 400 yds   11 - Par 3 160 yds
               3 - Par 4 370 yds   12 - Par 4 314 yds
               4 - Par 4 406 yds   13 - Par 4 407 Yds
               5 - Par 5 514 yds   14 - Par 5 523 yds
               6 - Par 4 369 yds   15 - Par 4 414 yds
               7 - Par 4 353 yds   16 - Par 4 381 yds
               8 - Par 3 154 yds   17 - Par 5 453 yds
               9 - Par 4 347 yds   18 - Par 4 357 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,289 yds         37 3,349 yds
 
 Annual: 31st

 Defending Champion: Sherri Steinhauer
 Runner-Up: Cristie Kerr, Sophie Gustafson
 Tournament Record: 269 (Karrie Webb, 1997 Par 72)
                    269 (Karen Stupples, 2004 Par 72)
                    275 (Karen Lunn, 1993 Par 73)
 54-Hole Record: 198 (Karrie Webb, 1997 Par 72
                 205 (Emilee Klein, 1996 Par 73)
 36-Hole Record: 134 (Jeong Jang, 2005 72)
                 134 (Emilee Klein, 1996 73)
 18-Hole Record: 62 (Minea Blomqvist, 2004 - Sunningdale)
 9-Hole Record:  29 (Tracy Hanson, 1994; Grace Park, 2003;
                     Kris Tschetter, 2005)
 Total Purse: $2,000,000
 Shares: 1st - $300,000; 2nd - $182,650; 3rd - $132,500
 
 2006 Finish
 -----------
 
 Player              Score     Player             Score
 ------              -----     ------             -----
 Sherri Steinhauer    281      Lorie Kane          286
 Cristie Kerr         284      Beth Daniel         286
 Sophie Gustafson     284      Julieta Granada     287
 Lorena Ochoa         285      Ai Miyazato         288
 Juli Inkster         285      Six players at      290
 
 Past Ricoh Women's British Open Winners
 ---------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2006  Sherri Steinhauer (281) -- Cristie Kerr, Sophie Gustafson
       (Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club)
 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) -- K.Taylor, L.Neumann, B.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: Formerly called Ladies British Open Championship (1976-86);
       Weetabix Women's British Open (1987-2006).



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