Australian Women's Open


 

The Australian Women's Open

 
The Australian Women's Open tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

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2018
ISPS Handa
Ko, Jin-young
Kooyonga
274 (-14)
US$195,000
Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 15-18; ALPG/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Choi Hei-jin (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind Ko (S Kor), who became only the second ever player to win on her debut as a member of the LPGA Tour. Beverley Hanson first accomplished this feat in 1951. [Kooyonga GC, Lockleys, Adelaide, SA].
2017
ISPS Handa
Jang, Ha-na
Royal Adelaide
282 (-10)
US$195,000
Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 16-19; ALPG/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Nanna Koertz Madsen (Den) finished 3 shots behind Jang (S Kor). [Royal Adelaide GC, Seaton, Adelaide, SA].
2016
ISPS Handa
Nomura, Haru
Grange GC (Aus)
272 (-16)
US$195,000
Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 18-21; ALPG/LET/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed and defending champion Lydia Ko (NZ) finished 3 shots behind Nomura (Jpn), who recorded her second professional win and first outside Japan. [West course, The Grange GC, nr Adelaide, Australia].
2015
ISPS Handa
Royal Melbourne
283 (-9)
US$180,000
Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (ALPG/LET/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Amy Yang (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind 17-year-old Ko (NZ), who became the youngest ever winner of the Women's Australian Open. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2014
ISPS Handa
Victoria GC, Aus
276 (-12)
US$180,000
Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 19-22; ALPG/LET/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Amy Yang (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind 17-year-old Ko (NZ), who became the youngest ever winner of the Women's Australian Open. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2013
ISPS Handa
Royal Canberra
274 (-18)
US$180,000
Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 14-17; ALPG/LET/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Yani Tseng (Taiw) finished 2 shots behind Shin (S Kor), who recorded her first ALPG win. [Royal Canberra Golf Club, Canberra, Australia].
2012
ISPS Handa
Korda, Jessica
Royal Melbourne
289 (-3)
US$165,000
Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 9-12; ALPG/LET/LPGA Trs event; first year as an LPGA event). Korda (USA) recorded her first professional win beating Julieta Granada (Para), Stacy Lewis (USA), Brittany Lincicome (USA), So Yeon Ryu (S Kor) & Seo Hee-kyung (S Kor) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. All six parred the first playoff hole. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2011
Handa
Commonwealth GC
276 (-16)
A$90,000
Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 3-6; ALPG/LET Trs event). Second-placed Melissa Reid (Eng), Jiyai Shin (S Kor) and Ji Eun-hee (S Kor) finished 7 shots behind defending champion Tseng (Taiw). [Commonwealth GC, South Oakleigh, Melbourne, Vic].
2010
Handa
Commonwealth GC
283 (-9)
A$90,000
Played as the Handa Women's Australian Open (March 11-14; ALPG/LET Trs event). Second-placed Laura Davies (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Tseng (Taiw), who recorded her first ALPG win. [Commonwealth GC, South Oakleigh, Melbourne, Vic].
2009
x
285 (-7)
A$75,000
Played as the Women's Australian Open (Feb 12-15; ALPG/LET Trs event). Second-placed Tania Elosegui (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her second win in this event. [Metropolitan GC, South Oakleigh, Melbourne, Aus].
2008
MFS
Kingston Heath
284 (-8)
A$75,000
Played as the MFS Women's Australian Open (Jan 31-Feb 3; ALPG/LET Trs event). Defending champion Webb (Aus) beat Jiyai Shin (S Kor) at the second playoff hole. [Kingston Heath GC, Melbourne, Australia].
2007
MFS
Royal Sydney
278 (-10)
A$75,000
Played as the MFS Women's Australian Open (Feb 1-4; ALPG/LET Trs event). Second-placed Wei Yun-jye (Taiw) finished 6 shots behind Webb (Aus), who recorded her third win in this event. [Royal Sydney GC, Rose Bay, Sydney, Aus].
2006
x
(not played)
x
x
Women's Australian Open not played in 2006.
2005
x
(not played)
x
x
Women's Australian Open not played in 2005.
2004
AAMI
283 (-5)
A$82,500
Played as the AAMI Women's Australian Open (March 4-7; ALPG/LET Trs event). Second-placed Rachel Teske (Aus; née Hetherington) finished 6 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Concord GC, Sydney, Aus].
2003
AAMI
McKay, Mhairi
Terrey Hills
277 (-11)
A$75,000
Played as the AAMI Women's Australian Open (Feb 27-Mar 2; ALPG/LET Trs event). Second-placed Laura Davies (Eng) finished 1 shot behind McKay (Scot), who recorded her first and only ALPG Tour win. [Terrey Hills G&CC, nr Sydney, Australia].
2002
AAMI
Yarra Yarra
278 (-10)
A$75,000
Played as the AAMI Women's Australian Open (Feb 28-Mar 3; ALPG/LET Trs event). Webb (Aus) beat Suzann Pettersen (Nor) in a playoff, to win this event for the second time in three years. [Yarra Yarra GC, Bentleigh East, nr Melbourne, Aus].
2001
AAMI
Yarra Yarra
276 (-12)
A$60,000
Played as the AAMI Women's Australian Open (March 8-11; ALPG/LET Trs event). Second-placed and defending champion Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Gustafson (Swe). [Yarra Yarra GC, Bentleigh East, nr Melbourne, Aus].
2000
AAMI
Yarra Yarra
270 (-22)
A$52,500
Played as the AAMI Women's Australian Open (Feb 17-20; ALPG/LET Trs event). Second-placed Rachel Hetherington (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Webb (Aus). [Yarra Yarra GC, Bentleigh East, nr Melbourne, Aus].
1999
x
(not played)
x
x
Women's Australian Open not played in 1999 as a consequence of its move from a November slot (in 1998) to a February slot (from 2000 onward).
1998
AAMI
McGuire, Marnie
Yarra Yarra
280 (-12)
A$52,500
Played as the AAMI Women's Australian Open (Nov 12-15; ALPG Tr event). Second-placed Kelly Robbins (USA) finished 4 shots behind McGuire (NZ), who posted her first and only ALPG Tour win. [Yarra Yarra GC, Bentleigh East, nr Melbourne, Aus].
1997
Toyota
Crafter, Jane
Yarra Yarra
279 (-13)
A$52,500
Played as the Toyota Women's Australian Open (Nov 13-16; ALPG Tr event). Second-placed Joanne Mills (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Crafter (Aus). [Yarra Yarra GC, Bentleigh East, nr Melbourne, Aus].
1996
Holden
Yarra Yarra
283 (-9)
A$45,000
Played as the Holden Women's Australian Open (Nov 7-10; ALPG Tr event). Second-placed Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Matthew (Scot), who recorded her first win as a professional. [Yarra Yarra GC, Bentleigh East, nr Melbourne, Aus].
1995
Holden
Yarra Yarra
283 (-9)
A$37,500
Played as the Holden Women's Australian Open (Nov 9-12; ALPG Tr event). Neumann (Swe) beat fellow Swede Annika Sörenstam (Swe) in a playoff. [Yarra Yarra GC, Bentleigh East, nr Melbourne, Aus].
1994
Holden
286 (-10)
A$30,000
Played as the Holden Women's Australian Open (Dec 8-11; ALPG Tr event; last played in 1978). Second placed Rachel Hetherington (Aus) finished 5 shots behind Sörenstam (Swe). This event marked the first professional win for Sörenstam, as well as the debut appearance of Karrie Webb as a professional golfer. [Royal Adelaide GC, Seaton, Adelaide, SA].
1978
Wills/Qantas
Austin, Debbie
Manly GC
213 (-9)
Played as the Wills-Qantas Australian Ladies Open (March 3-5; next played in 1994). Second-placed Donna Caponi Young (USA) finished 10 shots behind Austin (USA). [Manly GC, Manly, nr Sydney, Aus].
1977
Wills/Qantas
Manly GC
145 (-3)
Played as the Wills-Qantas Australian Ladies Open (March 6-7). Stephenson (Aus) beat Pat Bradley (USA) at the fourth playoff hole. Event reduced to 36 holes due to rain. [Manly GC, Manly, nr Sydney, Aus].
1976
Wills/Qantas
Victoria GC, Aus
206
A$3,500
Played as the Wills-Qantas Australian Ladies Open (March 12-14). Won by Donna Caponi Young (USA). [Victoria GC, Melbourne, Aus].
1975
Wills/Qantas
Australian, The
228
Played as the Wills-Qantas Australian Ladies Open (Feb 28-Mar 2). Won by Carner (née Gunderson) (USA). [The Australian GC, Rosebery, Sydney, Aus].
1974
Wills
Victoria GC, Aus
219
A$2,000
Played as the inaugural Wills Australian Ladies Open. Second-placed Penny Pulz (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Higuchi (Jpn). [Victoria GC, Melbourne, Aus].
 

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