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SAFEWAY CLASIC RELATED STORIES






DATES:  Friday, August 22nd through Sunday, August 24th
SITE:  Columbia Edgewater Country Club, Portland, Oregon
COURSE ARCHITECT:  A. Vernon Macan (1925) - (Redesigned - Robert Graves, 1966, William Bell, 1970, Bob Cupp, 1993, Arthur Hills, 2002)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  6,397
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 360 Yds 10 - Par 5 501 Yds
2 - Par 3 166 Yds 11 - Par 4 337 Yds
3 - Par 4 405 Yds 12 - Par 5 525 Yds
4 - Par 4 391 Yds 13 - Par 3 155 Yds
5 - Par 5 489 Yds 14 - Par 4 360 Yds
6 - Par 4 372 Yds 15 - Par 4 367 Yds
7 - Par 5 462 Yds 16 - Par 3 175 Yds
8 - Par 3 145 Yds 17 - Par 4 397 Yds
9 - Par 4 407 Yds 18 - Par 4 383 Yds
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36 3,197 Yds 36 3,200 Yds
Annual: 36th
Defending Champion: Lorena Ochoa
Runner-Up: Sophie Gustafson, Mhairi McKay, Christina Kim, Inbee Park
Tournament Record: 199 (Annika Sorenstam, 2002)
36-Hole Record: 131 (Annika Sorenstam, 2002)
Course Record: 62 (Annika Sorenstam, 2002; Beth Daniel, 2003)
Total Purse: $1,700,000
Shares: 1st Place - $255,000; 2nd Place - $155,252; 3rd Place - $112,625
2007 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Lorena Ochoa 204 Ji-Young Oh 210
Sophie Gustafson 209 Beth Bader 211
Mhairi McKay 209 Shi Hyun Ahn 211
Christina Kim 209 Juli Inkster 212
Inbee Park 209 Gloria Park 212
Katie Futcher 212
Past Safeway Classic Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2007 Lorena Ochoa (204) -- Sophie Gustafson, Mhairi McKay, Christina Kim,
Inbee Park
2006 Pat Hurst (206) -- Kim Saiki, Jeong Jang
2005 Soo-Yun Kang (201) -- Jeong Jang
2004 *Hee-Won Han (207) -- Lorie Kane
2003 Annika Sorenstam (201) -- Beth Daniel
2002 Annika Sorenstam (199) -- Kate Golden
2001 Not held due to tragedies of September 11th
2000 *Mi Hyun Kim (215) -- Jeong Jang
1999 Juli Inkster (207) -- Tina Barrett, Grace Park
1998 Danielle Ammaccapane (204) -- Emilee Klein
1997 Chris Johnson (206) -- Kim Saiki, Lisa Hackney
1996 Dottie Pepper (202) -- Chris Johnson
1995 Alison Nicholas (207) -- Kelly Robbins
1994 Missie McGeorge (207) -- Betsy King
1993 Donna Andrews (208) -- Missie McGeorge, Tina Barrett
1992 *Nancy Lopez (209) -- Jane Crafter
1991 Michelle Estill (208) -- Rosie Jones
1990 Patty Sheehan (208) -- Danielle Ammaccapane
1989 Muffin Spencer-Devlin (214) -- Nancy Lopez, Tammie Green, Susan Sanders,
Dawn Coe-Jones
1988 Betsy King (213) -- Colleen Walker
1987 Nancy Lopez (210) -- Kelly Leadbetter, Muffin Spencer-Devlin,
Jan Stephenson
1986 Ayako Okamoto (207) -- Colleen Walker, Nancy Lopez
1985 Nancy Lopez (215) -- Lori Garbacz
1984 Amy Alcott (212) -- Kathy Baker
1983 *JoAnne Carner (212) -- Charlotte Montgomery
1982 *Sandra Haynie/Kathy McMullen (196) -- Sharon Barrett/Nancy Rubin,
Lori Garbacz/Patti Rizzo
1981 *Donna Caponi/Kathy Whitworth (203) -- JoAnne Carner/Judy Rankin
1980 Donna Caponi/Kathy Whitworth (195) -- Janet Alex/Judy Clark
1979 Nancy Lopez/Jo Ann Washam (198) -- Susie Berning/Carole Jo Skala
1978 *Donna Caponi/Kathy Whitworth (203) -- Murle Breer/Barbara Moxness
1977 *JoAnne Carner/Judy Rankin (202) -- Betty Burfeindt/Pam Higgins
1976 *Donna Caponi (217) -- Clifford Ann Creed
1975 Jo Ann Washam (215) -- Sandra Haynie
1974 JoAnne Carner (211) -- Donna Caponi
1973 #Kathy Whitworth (144) -- Sandra Palmer
1972 Kathy Whitworth (212) -- Sandra Haynie
* - Won in Playoff
# - Rain Shortened
Note: Formerly called Safeway LPGA Golf Championship (1996-2000), Ping-AT&T
Wireless Services LPGA Golf Championship (1995), Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship (1986-94), Portland Ping Championship (1983-85), Portland Team Championship (1977-82), Portland Classic (1972-76).



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