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Tournament results: Japan Classic (LPGA)

Results for the Japan Classic (LPGA) are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2020
Asia
(Suzuki, Ai)
Taiheiyo Club (Minori)
Cancelled
n/a
Toto

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

(Suzuki, Ai)

Venue

Taiheiyo Club (Minori)

Score

Cancelled

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

Toto

Played as the Toto Japan Classic (Nov 6-8; CANCELLED due to world coronavirus pandemic; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). [Minori course, Taiheiyo Club, Omitama, Ibaraki, Jpn].

2019
Asia
Suzuki, Ai
Seta GC, Japan
199 (-17)
US$225,000
Toto

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Suzuki, Ai

Venue

Seta GC, Japan

Score

199 (-17)

Prize money

US$225,000

Title sponsor

Toto

Played as the Toto Japan Classic (Nov 7-10; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Hyo-joo Kim (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind 25-year-old wire-to-wire winner Suzuki (Jpn), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win. A week earlier Suzuki recorded her 14th win on the Japan LPGA Tour. [North course, Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].

2018
Asia
Hataoka, Nasa
Seta GC, Japan
202 (-14)
US$225,000
Toto

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Hataoka, Nasa

Venue

Seta GC, Japan

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

US$225,000

Title sponsor

Toto

Played as the Toto Japan Classic (Nov 2-4; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Momoko Ueda (Jpn), Saki Nagamine (Jpn) and Carlota Ciganda (Esp) finished 2 shots behind Hataoka (Jpn), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win, and second in 2018. [Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].

2017
Asia
Taiheiyo Club (Minori)
197 (-19)
US$225,000
Toto

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Feng, Shanshan

Venue

Taiheiyo Club (Minori)

Score

197 (-19)

Prize money

US$225,000

Title sponsor

Toto

Played as the Toto Japan Classic (Nov 3-5; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Ai Suzuki (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Feng (China). [Minori course, Taiheiyo Club, Omitama, Ibaraki, Jpn].

2016
Asia
Taiheiyo Club (Minori)
203 (-13)
US$225,000
Toto

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Feng, Shanshan

Venue

Taiheiyo Club (Minori)

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

US$225,000

Title sponsor

Toto

Played as the Toto Japan Classic (Nov 4-6; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event; formerly the Mizuno Classic). Second-placed Ha-na Jang (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Feng (China). [Minori course, Taiheiyo Club, Omitama, Ibaraki, Jpn].

2015
Asia
Ahn, Sun-ju
Kashikojima CC
200 (-16)
US$225,000
Toto

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Ahn, Sun-ju

Venue

Kashikojima CC

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

US$225,000

Title sponsor

Toto

Played as the Toto Japan Classic (Nov 6-8; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event; formerly Mizuno Classic). First-time LPGA Tour winner Ahn (S Kor) beat Ji-hee Lee (S Kor) and Angela Stanford (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Kintetsu Kashikojima CC, Shima-Shi, Mie, Jpn].

2014
Asia
Lee, Mi-hyang
Kashikojima CC
205 (-11)
US$180,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Lee, Mi-hyang

Venue

Kashikojima CC

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

US$180,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 7-9; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). First-time LPGA Tour winner Mi-hyang Lee (S Kor) beat Kotono Kozuma (Jpn) and Ilhee Lee (S Kor) with a birdie at the fifth playoff hole. [Kintetsu Kashikojima CC, Shima-Shi, Mie, Jpn].

2013
Asia
Lu, Teresa
Kashikojima CC
202 (-14)
US$180,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Lu, Teresa

Venue

Kashikojima CC

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

US$180,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 8-10; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Chella Choi (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Lu (Taiw), who claimed her first win after eight years as a professional. [Kintetsu Kashikojima CC, Shima-Shi, Mie, Jpn].

2012
Asia
Kashikojima CC
205 (-11)
US$180,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Lewis, Stacy

Venue

Kashikojima CC

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

US$180,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 2-4; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Bo-mee Lee (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Lewis (USA), who claimed her fourth LPGA Tour title of 2012. [Kintetsu Kashikojima CC, Shima-Shi, Mie, Jpn].

2011
Asia
Ueda, Momoko
Kashikojima CC
200 (-16)
US$180,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Ueda, Momoko

Venue

Kashikojima CC

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

US$180,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 4-6; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Ueda (Jpn) beat Shanshan Feng (China) with a birdie at the third playoff hole, to claim her second Mizuno Classic. [Kintetsu Kashikojima CC, Shima-Shi, Mie, Jpn].

2010
Asia
Kashikojima CC
198 (-18)
US$180,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Shin, Jiyai

Venue

Kashikojima CC

Score

198 (-18)

Prize money

US$180,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 5-7; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Yani Tseng (Taiw) finished 2 shots behind Shin (S Kor). [Kintetsu Kashikojima CC, Shima-Shi, Mie, Jpn].

2009
Asia
Song, Bo Bae
Kashikojima CC
201 (-15)
US$210,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Song, Bo Bae

Venue

Kashikojima CC

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

US$210,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 6-8; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Lorena Ochoa (Mex), Hee Young Park (S Kor) and Brittany Lang (USA) finished 3 shots behind Song (S Kor). [Kintetsu Kashikojima CC, Shima-Shi, Mie, Jpn].

2008
Asia
Kashikojima CC
201 (-15)
US$210,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Shin, Jiyai

Venue

Kashikojima CC

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

US$210,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 7-9; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Mayu Hattori (Jpn) finished 6 shots behind Shin (S Kor). [Kintetsu Kashikojima CC, Shima-Shi, Mie, Jpn].

2007
Asia
Ueda, Momoko
Kashikojima CC
203 (-13)
US$210,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Ueda, Momoko

Venue

Kashikojima CC

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

US$210,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 2-4; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Reilley Rankin (USA) and Maria Hjorth (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Ueda (Jpn). Ueda became the 12th non-LPGA Tour professional to win an LPGA Tour event. [Kintetsu Kashikojima CC, Shima-Shi, Mie, Jpn].

2006
Asia
Kashikojima CC
202 (-14)
US$180,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Webb, Karrie

Venue

Kashikojima CC

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

US$180,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 3-5; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Kaori Higo (Jpn) finished 4 shots behind Webb (Aus). [Kintetsu Kashikojima CC, Shima-Shi, Mie, Jpn].

2005
Asia
Seta GC, Japan
195 (-21)
US$150,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Venue

Seta GC, Japan

Score

195 (-21)

Prize money

US$150,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 4-6; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Jennifer Rosales (Phil) finished 3 shots behind Sörenstam (Swe), who won this event for the fifth straight year. Sörenstam became the first professional golfer (PGA or LPGA Tours) to win a tournament five times in a row. [Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].

2004
Asia
Seta GC, Japan
194 (-22)
US$150,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Venue

Seta GC, Japan

Score

194 (-22)

Prize money

US$150,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 5-7; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Michie Ohba (S Kor), Grace Park (S Kor) and Ai Miyazato (Jpn) finished 9 shots behind Sörenstam (Swe), who won this event for the fourth straight year. [Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].

2003
Asia
Seta GC, Japan
192 (-24)
US$169,500
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Venue

Seta GC, Japan

Score

192 (-24)

Prize money

US$169,500

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 7-9; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Sophie Gustafson (Swe), Grace Park (S Kor) and Se Ri Pak (S Kor) finished 9 shots behind Sörenstam (Swe), who won this event for the third straight year. [Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].

2002
Asia
Seta GC, Japan
201 (-15)
US$169,500
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Venue

Seta GC, Japan

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

US$169,500

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 8-10; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Grace Park (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Sörenstam (Swe). [Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].

2001
Asia
Musashigaoka CC
203 (-13)
US$162,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Venue

Musashigaoka CC

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

US$162,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 2-4; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Laura Davies (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Sörenstam (Swe), who recorded back-to-back LPGA Tour wins. [Musashigaoka CC, Hanno, Saitama, Japan].

2000
Asia
Seta GC, Japan
204 (-12)
US$127,500
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Kane, Lorie

Venue

Seta GC, Japan

Score

204 (-12)

Prize money

US$127,500

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 3-5; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Kane (Can) beat Sophie Gustafson (Swe) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].

1999
Asia
Seta GC, Japan
201 (-15)
US$120,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Hjorth, Maria

Venue

Seta GC, Japan

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

US$120,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 5-7; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Laura Davies (Eng), Ok Hee Ku (S Kor), Fumiko Muraguchi (Jpn) and Aki Nakamo (Jpn) finished 5 shots behind Hjorth (Swe). [Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].

1998
Asia
Kobayashi, Hiromi
Musashigaoka CC
205 (-11)
US$120,000
x

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Kobayashi, Hiromi

Venue

Musashigaoka CC

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

US$120,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Japan Classic (Nov 6-8; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Kobayashi (Jpn) beat Tina Barrett (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole, to record the last of her four LPGA Tour wins. [Musashigaoka CC, Hanno, Saitama, Japan].

1997
Asia
Seta GC, Japan
205 (-11)
US$112,500
Toray

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Neumann, Liselotte

Venue

Seta GC, Japan

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

US$112,500

Title sponsor

Toray

Played as the Toray Japan Queens Cup (Nov 7-9; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Lorie Kane (Can) finished 1 shot behind Neumann (Swe), who recorded her tenth LPGA Tour win. [Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].

1996
Asia
Hirase, Mayumi
Tone GC
212 (-4)
US$112,500
Toray

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Hirase, Mayumi

Venue

Tone GC

Score

212 (-4)

Prize money

US$112,500

Title sponsor

Toray

Played as the Toray Japan Queens Cup (Nov 1-3; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Japanese rookie Hirase (Jpn) beat Laura Davies (Eng) with a par at the third playoff hole, to record her only LPGA Tour win. [Tone GC, Inashiki, Ibaraki, Jpn].

1995
Asia
Ko, Woo-Soon
Seta GC, Japan
207 (-9)
US$105,000
Toray

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Ko, Woo-Soon

Venue

Seta GC, Japan

Score

207 (-9)

Prize money

US$105,000

Title sponsor

Toray

Played as the Toray Japan Queens Cup (Nov 3-5; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Hiromi Kobayashi (Jpn) and Toshimi Kimura (Jpn) finished in second place behind defending champion Ko (S Kor), who recorded the second of her two LPGA Tour wins. [Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].

1994
Asia
Ko, Woo-Soon
Oak Hills CC, Jpn
206 (-7)
US$105,000
Toray

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Ko, Woo-Soon

Venue

Oak Hills CC, Jpn

Score

206 (-7)

Prize money

US$105,000

Title sponsor

Toray

Played as the Toray Japan Queens Cup (Nov 4-6; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Betsy King (USA) finished in second place behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Ko (S Kor). [Oak Hills CC, nr Katori, Chiba, Japan].

1993
Asia
Lions CC, Jpn
205 (-11)
US$97,500
Toray

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

King, Betsy

Venue

Lions CC, Jpn

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

US$97,500

Title sponsor

Toray

Played as the Toray Japan Queens Cup (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Jane Geddes (USA) finished in second place behind King (USA). [Lions CC, Miki-shi, Hyogo, Japan].

1992
Asia
Musashigaoka CC
205 (-11)
US$97,500
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

King, Betsy

Venue

Musashigaoka CC

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

US$97,500

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Helen Alfredsson (Swe) finished in second place behind King (USA). [Musashigaoka CC, Hanno, Saitama, Japan].

1991
Asia
Seta GC, Japan
211 (-5)
US$82,500
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Neumann, Liselotte

Venue

Seta GC, Japan

Score

211 (-5)

Prize money

US$82,500

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Dottie Mochrie (née Pepper) and Caroline Keggi (USA) finished in second place behind Neumann (Swe). [Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].

1990
Asia
Musashigaoka CC
133 (-11)
US$82,500
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Massey, Debbie

Venue

Musashigaoka CC

Score

133 (-11)

Prize money

US$82,500

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Danielle Ammaccapane (USA) and Caroline Keggi (USA) finished in second place behind Massey (USA). Reduced to 36 holes due to bad weather. [Musashigaoka CC, Hanno, Saitama, Japan].

1989
Asia
Crosby, Elaine
Seta GC, Japan
205 (-11)
US$75,000
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Crosby, Elaine

Venue

Seta GC, Japan

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

US$75,000

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Dawn Coe (Can) finished in second place behind Crosby (USA). [Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].

1988
Asia
Musashigaoka CC
206 (-10)
US$67,500
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Sheehan, Patty

Venue

Musashigaoka CC

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

US$67,500

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Sheehan (USA) beat Liselotte Neumann (Swe) in a playoff. [Musashigaoka CC, Hanno, Saitama, Japan].

1987
Asia
Moriguchi, Yuko
Musashigaoka CC
206 (-10)
US$52,500
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Moriguchi, Yuko

Venue

Musashigaoka CC

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

US$52,500

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Moriguchi (Jpn) beat Ayako Okamoto (Jpn) in a playoff. [Musashigaoka CC, Hanno, Saitama, Japan].

1986
Asia
Tu, Ai-Yu
Lions CC, Jpn
213 (-3)
US$45,000
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Tu, Ai-Yu

Venue

Lions CC, Jpn

Score

213 (-3)

Prize money

US$45,000

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Tu (Taiw) beat Mary Beth Zimmerman (USA), Becky Pearson (USA) and Cathy Kratzert (USA) in a playoff. [Lions CC, Miki-shi, Hyogo, Japan].

1985
Asia
Musashigaoka CC
206 (-10)
US$45,000
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Blalock, Jane

Venue

Musashigaoka CC

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

US$45,000

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Ai-yu Tu (Taiw) finished 2 shots behind Blalock (USA). [Musashigaoka CC, Hanno, Saitama, Japan].

1984
Asia
Yoshikawa, Nayoko
Hiroshima CC
210 (-6)
US$41,250
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Yoshikawa, Nayoko

Venue

Hiroshima CC

Score

210 (-6)

Prize money

US$41,250

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Yoshikawa (Jpn) beat Ayako Okamoto (Jpn) and Lauri Peterson (USA, née Merten) in a playoff. [Hiroshima CC, Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan].

1983
Asia
Musashigaoka CC
206 (-10)
US$37,500
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Bradley, Pat

Venue

Musashigaoka CC

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

US$37,500

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Laurie Rinker (USA) finished in second place behind Bradley (USA). [Musashigaoka CC, Hanno, Saitama, Japan].

1982
Asia
Meishin Yokaichi CC
207 (-9)
US$30,000
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Lopez, Nancy

Venue

Meishin Yokaichi CC

Score

207 (-9)

Prize money

US$30,000

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Amy Alcott (USA) finished 6 shots behind Lopez (USA). [Meishen Yokaichi CC, Yokaichi, Shiga, Jpn].

1981
Asia
213 (-9)
US$30,000
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Sheehan, Patty

Score

213 (-9)

Prize money

US$30,000

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Beth Daniel (USA) finished in second place behind Sheehan (USA). [Sagamihara GC, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan].

1980
Asia
Ohsako, Tatsuko
Hanayashiki GC
213 (-9)
US$26,250
Mazda

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Ohsako, Tatsuko

Venue

Hanayashiki GC

Score

213 (-9)

Prize money

US$26,250

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Ohsako (Jpn) beat Pat Bradley (USA) in a playoff. [Hanayashiki GC, Miki, Hyogo, Japan].

1979
Asia
Hanayashiki GC
211 (-11)
US$18,750
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Alcott, Amy

Venue

Hanayashiki GC

Score

211 (-11)

Prize money

US$18,750

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Sandra Post (Can) finished in second place behind Alcott (USA). [Hanayashiki GC, Miki, Hyogo, Japan].

1978
Asia
Okada, Michiko
Hanayashiki GC
216 (-6)
US$18,750
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Okada, Michiko

Venue

Hanayashiki GC

Score

216 (-6)

Prize money

US$18,750

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Okada (Jpn) beat Nancy Lopez (USA) and Ai-yu Tu (Taiw) in a playoff. [Hanayashiki GC, Miki, Hyogo, Japan].

1977
Asia
Hanayashiki GC
220 (-2)
US$15,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Massey, Debbie

Venue

Hanayashiki GC

Score

220 (-2)

Prize money

US$15,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the Mizuno Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Hollis Stacy (USA) finished in second place behind Massey (USA). [Hanayashiki GC, Miki, Hyogo, Japan].

1976
Asia
Hanayashiki GC
217 (-5)
US$15,000
Mizuno

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Caponi, Donna

Venue

Hanayashiki GC

Score

217 (-5)

Prize money

US$15,000

Title sponsor

Mizuno

Played as the LPGA/Japan Mizuno Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Hisako "Chako" Higuchi (Jpn) finished in second place behind Caponi (USA), who claimed her third LPGA Tour win in as many starts. [Hanayashiki GC, Miki, Hyogo, Japan].

1975
Asia
Hamlin, Shelley
Ibaraki Kokusai GC
218 (-4)
US$15,000
x

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Hamlin, Shelley

Venue

Ibaraki Kokusai GC

Score

218 (-4)

Prize money

US$15,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Japan Classic (LPGA Tr unofficial money event). Hollis Stacy (USA) finished in second place behind Hamlin (USA). [Ibaraki Kokusai GC, Ibaraki-shi, Osaka, Japan].

1974
Asia
Horyuji CC
218 (-4)
US$15,000
x

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Higuchi, Chako

Venue

Horyuji CC

Score

218 (-4)

Prize money

US$15,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the LPGA Japan Classic (LPGA Tr unofficial money event). Sayoko Matsui (Jpn) finished in second place behind Hisako "Chako" Higuchi (Jpn), who was runner-up the previous year. [Horyuji CC, Ikoma, Nara, Japan].

1973
Asia
Ferraris, Jan
Shin Sode-Gahara CC
216 (E)
US$7,500
x

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Ferraris, Jan

Venue

Shin Sode-Gahara CC

Score

216 (E)

Prize money

US$7,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the LPGA Japan Classic (LPGA Tr unofficial money event). Hisako "Chako" Higuchi (Jpn) finished in second place behind Ferraris (USA). [Shin Sode-Gahara CC, Tokyo, Japan].

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US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).

Who's Who:
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.

Latest Golf Course Reviews

Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
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Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...

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