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DATES:  Thursday, June 24th through Sunday, June 27th
SITE:  Locust Hill Country Club, Pittsford, New York
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Seymour Dunn (1927), Ron Prichard (1999-2000 - redesign)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  6,506
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 394 yds 10 - Par 4 391 yds
2 - Par 4 345 yds 11 - Par 5 516 yds
3 - Par 4 367 yds 12 - Par 4 369 yds
4 - Par 5 521 yds 13 - Par 4 394 yds
5 - Par 3 169 yds 14 - Par 4 389 yds
6 - Par 4 446 yds 15 - Par 3 159 yds
7 - Par 3 186 yds 16 - Par 4 349 yds
8 - Par 5 474 yds 17 - Par 5 476 yds
9 - Par 3 169 yds 18 - Par 4 393 yds
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35 3,071 yds 37 3,436 yds
Annual: 56th
Defending Champion: Anna Nordqvist
Runner-Up: Lindsey Wright
Tournament Record (Par 71): 267 (Betsy King, 1992 - Bethesda Country Club)
Tournament Record (Par 72): 272 (Patty Sheehan, 1984 - Jack Nicklaus G.C.)
54-Hole Record (Par 71): 199 (Annika Sorenstam, 2004 - DuPont Country Club)
54-Hole Record (Par 72): 204 (Patty Sheehan, 1984 - Jack Nicklaus Golf Club;
Annika Sorenstam, 2005, Jee Young Lee, 2008 -
Bulle Rock Golf Course)
36-Hole Record (Par 71): 131 (Karrie Webb, 2001 - DuPont Country Club)
36-Hole Record (Par 72): 134 (Lorena Ochoa, 2008 - Bulle Rock Golf Course)
18-Hole Tournament Record: 63 (Patty Sheehan, 1984 - Jack Nicklaus Golf Club;
Meg Mallon, 1999 - DuPont Country Club)
Course Record: 63 (Patty Sheehan, 1992; Tammie Green, 1993)
Total Purse: $2,250,000
Shares: 1st Place - $337,500; 2nd Place - $205,481; 3rd Place - $149,062
2009 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Anna Nordqvist 273 Angela Stanford 280
Lindsey Wright 277 Kristy McPherson 280
Jiyai Shin 278 Na Yeon Choi 281
Kyeong Bae 279 Four players at 282
Nicole Castrale 280
Past LPGA Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2009 Anna Nordqvist (273) -- Lindsey Wright
2008 *Yani Tseng (276) -- Maria Hjorth
2007 Suzann Pettersen (274) -- Karrie Webb
2006 *Se Ri Pak (280) -- Karrie Webb
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
Note: Formerly called LPGA Championship (1955-87), Mazda LPGA Championship
(1987-93), McDonald's LPGA Championship (1994-2009).

 

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