• The Rise, Canada
  • Pronghorn (Fazio)
  • Marco Simone GC (Italy); host of the Ryder Cup 2023
  • Terras da Comporta, Dunas
  • Pebble Beach host of the US Open; US Women's Open; Pebble Beach Pro-Am
  • Prince's GC, England
  • Torrey Pines - South course, host of the Farmers Insurance Open
  • Torrey Pines - South course, host of the Farmers Insurance Open

Tournament results: Founders Cup

Results for the Founders Cup are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2019
America
266 (-22)
$225,000
Bank of Hope

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ko, Jin Young

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Bank of Hope

Played as the Bank of Hope Founders Cup (March 21-24). Second-placed Carlota Ciganda (Esp), Yu Liu (China), Jessica Korda (USA) and her younger sister Nelly Korda (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jin Young Ko (S Kor). [Wildfire GC, Phoenix, AZ; composite of back-nines of Palmer & Faldo courses].

2018
America
269 (-19)
$225,000
Bank of Hope

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Park, Inbee

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Bank of Hope

Played as the Bank of Hope Founders Cup (March 15-18). Second-placed Laura Davies (Eng), Marina Alex (USA) and Ariya Jutanugarn (Thai) finished 5 shots behind Inbee Park (S Kor). [Wildfire GC, Phoenix, AZ; composite of back-nines of Palmer & Faldo courses].

2017
America
263 (-25)
$225,000
Bank of Hope

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nordqvist, Anna

Score

263 (-25)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Bank of Hope

Played as the Bank of Hope Founders Cup (March 16-19). Second-placed In-gee Chun (S Kor), Ariya Jutanugarn (Thai) and Stacy Lewis (USA) finished 2 shots behind Anna Nordqvist (Swe). [Wildfire GC, Phoenix, AZ; composite of back-nines of Palmer & Faldo courses].

2022
America
Upper Montclair CC
269 (-19)
$450,000
Cognizant

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lee, Minjee

Venue

Upper Montclair CC

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$450,000

Title sponsor

Cognizant

Played as the Cognizant Founders Cup (May 12-15). Second-placed Lexi Thompson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Minjee Lee (Aus). [Upper Montclair CC, Clifton, New Jersey].

2024
America
(Ko, Jin Young)
Upper Montclair CC
May 9-12
$450,000
Cognizant

Category

America

Winner (holder)

(Ko, Jin Young)

Venue

Upper Montclair CC

Score

May 9-12

Prize money

$450,000

Title sponsor

Cognizant

Played as the Cognizant Founders Cup (May 9-12). [Upper Montclair CC, Clifton, New Jersey].

2021
America
Mountain Ridge, NJ
266 (-18)
$450,000
Cognizant

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ko, Jin Young

Venue

Mountain Ridge, NJ

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

$450,000

Title sponsor

Cognizant

Played as the Cognizant Founders Cup (Oct 7-10). Second-placed Caroline Masson (Ger) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Jin Young Ko (S Kor), who recorded her tenth LPGA Tour win. [Mountain Ridge CC, West Caldwell, NJ].

2023
America
Upper Montclair CC
275 (-13)
$450,000
Cognizant

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ko, Jin Young

Venue

Upper Montclair CC

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$450,000

Title sponsor

Cognizant

Played as the Cognizant Founders Cup (May 11-14). Jin Young Ko (S Kor) beat defending champion Minjee Lee (Aus) with a par at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th), to record her third win in this event and 15th LPGA Tour win overall. [Upper Montclair CC, Clifton, New Jersey].

2016
America
261 (-27)
$225,000
JTBC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kim, Sei Young

Score

261 (-27)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

JTBC

Played as the JTBC Founders Cup (March 17-20). Second-placed Lydia Ko (NZ) finished 5 shots behind Sei Young Kim (S Kor). Kim's 27-under-par equalled Annika Sorenstam's LPGA Tour scoring record for 72-hole in relation to par. [Wildfire GC, Phoenix, AZ; composite of back-nines of Palmer & Faldo courses].

2015
America
Kim, Hyo Joo
267 (-21)
$225,000
JTBC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kim, Hyo Joo

Score

267 (-21)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

JTBC

Played as the JTBC Founders Cup (March 19-22). Second-placed Stacy Lewis (USA) finished 3 shots behind Hyo-joo Kim (S Kor). [Wildfire GC, Phoenix, AZ; composite of back-nines of Palmer & Faldo courses].

2014
America
269 (-19)
$225,000
JTBC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Webb, Karrie

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

JTBC

Played as the JTBC Founders Cup (March 20-23). Second-placed Lydia Ko (NZ), Mirim Lee (S Kor), Amy Yang (S Kor), Stacy Lewis (USA) and Azahara Munoz (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Karrie Webb (Aus). [Wildfire GC, Phoenix, AZ; composite of back-nines of Palmer & Faldo courses].

2013
America
265 (-23)
$225,000
RR Donnelley

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

RR Donnelley

Played as the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup (March 14-17). Second-placed Ai Miyazato (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind Stacy Lewis (USA). [Wildfire GC, Phoenix, AZ; composite of back-nines of Palmer & Faldo courses].

2011
America
204 (-12)
$150,000
RR Donnelley

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Webb, Karrie

Score

204 (-12)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

RR Donnelley

Played as the inaugural RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup (March 18-20; honouring the 13 founding members of the LPGA Tour). Second-placed Paula Creamer (USA) and Brittany Lincicome (USA) finished 1 shot behind Karrie Webb (Aus), who recorded her second straight LPGA Tour win. [Wildfire GC, Phoenix, AZ; composite of back-nines of Palmer & Faldo courses].

2012
America
270 (-18)
$225,000
RR Donnelley

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tseng, Yani

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

RR Donnelley

Played as the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup (March 15-18). Second-placed Ai Miyazato (Jpn) and Na Yeon Choi (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Yani Tseng (Taiw). [Wildfire GC, Phoenix, AZ; composite of back-nines of Palmer & Faldo courses].

2020
America
(Ko, Jin Young)
Cancelled
x
Volvik

Category

America

Winner (holder)

(Ko, Jin Young)

Score

Cancelled

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

Volvik

Volvik Founders Cup not played in 2020 (scheduled for March 19-22, but cancelled due to world coronavirus pandemic). [Wildfire GC, Phoenix, AZ; composite of back-nines of Palmer & Faldo courses].

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