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Tournament results: Australian Women's Open

Results for the Australian Women's Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2021
Aus/NZ
(Park, Inbee)
Cancelled
x
ISPS Handa

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

(Park, Inbee)

Score

Cancelled

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

ISPS Handa

ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open not played in 2021 (scheduled for February, but cancelled due to global coronavirus pandemic). [Royal Adelaide GC, Seaton, Adelaide, SA].

2020
Aus/NZ
278 (-14)
US$195,000
ISPS Handa

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Park, Inbee

Score

278 (-14)

Prize money

US$195,000

Title sponsor

ISPS Handa

Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 13-16; ALPG/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Amy Olson (USA) finished 3 shots behind Park (S Kor), who recorded her 20th LPGA Tour win. [Royal Adelaide GC, Seaton, Adelaide, SA].

2019
Aus/NZ
Korda, Nelly
Grange (West), (Aus)
271 (-17)
US$195,000
ISPS Handa

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Korda, Nelly

Venue

Grange (West), (Aus)

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

US$195,000

Title sponsor

ISPS Handa

Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 14-17; ALPG/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed and defending champion Jin Young Ko (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Korda (USA), whose sister Jessica won this title in 2012. [West course, The Grange GC, nr Adelaide, Australia].

2018
Aus/NZ
274 (-14)
US$195,000
ISPS Handa

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Ko, Jin Young

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

US$195,000

Title sponsor

ISPS Handa

Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 15-18; ALPG/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Hei-jin Choi (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
Aus/NZ
Jang, Ha Na
282 (-10)
US$195,000
ISPS Handa

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Jang, Ha Na

Score

282 (-10)

Prize money

US$195,000

Title sponsor

ISPS Handa

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
Aus/NZ
Nomura, Haru
Grange (West), (Aus)
272 (-16)
US$195,000
ISPS Handa

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Nomura, Haru

Venue

Grange (West), (Aus)

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

US$195,000

Title sponsor

ISPS Handa

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
Aus/NZ
283 (-9)
US$180,000
ISPS Handa

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Ko, Lydia

Score

283 (-9)

Prize money

US$180,000

Title sponsor

ISPS Handa

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].

2014
Aus/NZ
276 (-12)
US$180,000
ISPS Handa

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Webb, Karrie

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

US$180,000

Title sponsor

ISPS Handa

Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 13-16; ALPG/LET/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Chella Choi (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Webb (Aus), who recorded her fifth win in this event. [Victoria GC, Melbourne, Aus].

2013
Aus/NZ
274 (-18)
US$180,000
ISPS Handa

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Shin, Jiyai

Score

274 (-18)

Prize money

US$180,000

Title sponsor

ISPS Handa

Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 14-17; ALPG/LET/LPGA Trs event; LPGA season opener). 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
Aus/NZ
Korda, Jessica
289 (-3)
US$165,000
ISPS Handa

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Korda, Jessica

Score

289 (-3)

Prize money

US$165,000

Title sponsor

ISPS Handa

Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 9-12; ALPG/LET/LPGA Trs event; first year as an LPGA Tour event; LPGA Tour season opener). Korda (USA) recorded her first professional win beating Julieta Granada (Para), Stacy Lewis (USA), Brittany Lincicome (USA), So Yeon Ryu (S Kor) and Hee Kyung Seo (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
Aus/NZ
276 (-16)
A$90,000
Handa

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Tseng, Yani

Score

276 (-16)

Prize money

A$90,000

Title sponsor

Handa

Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 3-6; ALPG/LET Trs event; LET season-opener). 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].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Tseng, Yani

Score

283 (-9)

Prize money

A$90,000

Title sponsor

Handa

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].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Davies, Laura

Score

285 (-7)

Prize money

A$75,000

Title sponsor

x

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].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Webb, Karrie

Score

284 (-8)

Prize money

A$75,000

Title sponsor

MFS

Played as the MFS Women's Australian Open (Jan 31-Feb 3; ALPG/LET Trs event; LET season-opener). Defending champion Webb (Aus) beat Jiyai Shin (S Kor) at the second playoff hole. [Kingston Heath GC, Melbourne, Australia].

2007
Aus/NZ
278 (-10)
A$75,000
MFS

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Webb, Karrie

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

A$75,000

Title sponsor

MFS

Played as the MFS Women's Australian Open (Feb 1-4; ALPG/LET Trs event; LET season-opener). Second-placed Yun-jye Wei (Taiw) finished 6 shots behind Webb (Aus), who recorded her third win in this event. [Royal Sydney GC, Rose Bay, Sydney, Aus].

2006
Aus/NZ
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Women's Australian Open not played in 2006.

2005
Aus/NZ
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Women's Australian Open not played in 2005.

2004
Aus/NZ
283 (-5)
A$82,500
AAMI

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Davies, Laura

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

A$82,500

Title sponsor

AAMI

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
Aus/NZ
277 (-11)
A$75,000
AAMI

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

McKay, Mhairi

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

A$75,000

Title sponsor

AAMI

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
Aus/NZ
278 (-10)
A$75,000
AAMI

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Webb, Karrie

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

A$75,000

Title sponsor

AAMI

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].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Gustafson, Sophie

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

A$60,000

Title sponsor

AAMI

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
Aus/NZ
270 (-22)
A$52,500
AAMI

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Webb, Karrie

Score

270 (-22)

Prize money

A$52,500

Title sponsor

AAMI

Played as the AAMI Women's Australian Open (Feb 17-20; ALPG/LET Trs event; LET season-opener). Second-placed Rachel Hetherington (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Webb (Aus). [Yarra Yarra GC, Bentleigh East, nr Melbourne, Aus].

1999
Aus/NZ
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

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
Aus/NZ
McGuire, Marnie
280 (-12)
A$52,500
AAMI

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

McGuire, Marnie

Score

280 (-12)

Prize money

A$52,500

Title sponsor

AAMI

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
Aus/NZ
Crafter, Jane
279 (-13)
A$52,500
Toyota

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Crafter, Jane

Score

279 (-13)

Prize money

A$52,500

Title sponsor

Toyota

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
Aus/NZ
283 (-9)
A$45,000
Holden

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Matthew, Catriona

Score

283 (-9)

Prize money

A$45,000

Title sponsor

Holden

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].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Neumann, Liselotte

Score

283 (-9)

Prize money

A$37,500

Title sponsor

Holden

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].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Score

286 (-10)

Prize money

A$30,000

Title sponsor

Holden

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
Aus/NZ
Austin, Debbie
Manly GC
213 (-9)
Wills/Qantas

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Austin, Debbie

Venue

Manly GC

Score

213 (-9)

Prize money

Title sponsor

Wills/Qantas

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
Aus/NZ
Manly GC
145 (-3)
Wills/Qantas

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Stephenson, Jan

Venue

Manly GC

Score

145 (-3)

Prize money

Title sponsor

Wills/Qantas

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].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Caponi, Donna

Score

206

Prize money

A$3,500

Title sponsor

Wills/Qantas

Played as the Wills-Qantas Australian Ladies Open (March 12-14). Won by Donna Caponi Young (USA). [Victoria GC, Melbourne, Aus].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Carner, JoAnne

Score

228

Prize money

Title sponsor

Wills/Qantas

Played as the Wills-Qantas Australian Ladies Open (Feb 28-Mar 2). Won by Carner (née Gunderson) (USA). [The Australian GC, Rosebery, Sydney, Aus].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Higuchi, Chako

Score

219

Prize money

A$2,000

Title sponsor

Wills

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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