2020 - Women America
The winners in the category "2020 - Women America" are shown in the table below, which also includes relevant information on venues, scores and prize money.
CP Women's Open not played in 2020 (scheduled for Sept 3-6; cancelled due to world coronavirus pandemic). [Shaughnessy G&CC, Vancouver, BC].
Played as the inaugural LPGA Drive On Championship (July 31-Aug 2). Second-placed Celine Boutier (Fra) finished 1 shot behind Danielle Kang (USA). [Inverness Club, Toledo, OH].
Played as the inaugural LPGA Drive On Championship - Reynolds Lake Oconee (Oct 22-25). Second-placed Danielle Kang (USA) finished 1 shot behind four-year Tour player Ally McDonald (USA), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win on her 28th birthday. [Great Waters course, Reynolds Lake Oconee, Eatonton, GA].
Volvik Founders Cup not played in 2020 (scheduled for March 19-22; cancelled due to world coronavirus pandemic). [Wildfire GC, Phoenix, AZ; composite of back-nines of Palmer & Faldo courses].
Played as the inaugural Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio (Jan 23-26). Second-placed Nasa Hataoka (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind 27-year-old Madelene Sagstrom (Swe), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win in her 69th start on the Tour. [Boca Rio GC, Boca Raton, Florida].
Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational not played in 2020 (scheduled for July 15-18; cancelled due to world coronavirus pandemic). [Midland CC, Midland, Michigan].
Kia Classic not played in 2020 (originally scheduled for March 26-29, then Sept 24-27, then cancelled due to world coronavirus pandemic). [Aviara GC, Carlsbad, CA].
Hugel-Air Premia LA Open not played in 2020 (scheduled for April 23-26; cancelled due to world coronavirus pandemic). [Wilshire CC, Los Angeles, California].
Lotte Championship not played in 2020 (scheduled for Apr 15-18; cancelled due to world coronavirus pandemic). [Ko Olina GC, Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii].
LPGA Mediheal Championship not played in 2020 (scheduled for Apr 30-May 3; cancelled due to world coronavirus pandemic). [Lake Merced GC, San Francisco, CA].
Played as the Marathon Classic presented by Dana (Aug 6-9; postponed from July 9-12 due to the global coronavirus pandemic). Second-placed Jodi Ewart Shadoff (Eng) and Lydia Ko (NZ) finished 1 shot behind Danielle Kang (USA), who claimed back-to-back LPGA Tour wins. [Highland Meadows GC, Sylvania, nr Toledo, OH].
Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give not played in 2020 (scheduled for June 11-14; cancelled due to world coronavirus pandemic). [Blythefield CC, Belmont, nr Grand Rapids, Michigan].
Played as the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G (Aug 28-30; postponed from June 19-21 due to global coronavirus pandemic). Second-placed Anna Nordqvist (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Austin Ernst (USA), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win. [Pinnacle CC, Rogers, Arkansas].
DEX / Konica
Played as the inaugural Pelican Women's Championship presented by DEX Imaging & Konica Minolta (Nov 19-22). Second-placed Ally McDonald (USA) finished 3 shots behind Sei Young Kim (S Kor). Kim recorded her second straight win on the LPGA Tour, having won the Women's PGA Championship on her previous start. [Pelican GC, Belleair, nr Tampa, FL].
Played as the Cambia Portland Classic (Sept 17-20). Georgia Hall (Eng) beat Ashleigh Buhai (RSA) with a par on the second playoff hole (par-4 1st), to record her first LPGA Tour win on American soil. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].
Pure Silk Championship not played in 2020 (scheduled for May 21-24; cancelled due to world coronavirus pandemic). [River course, Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA].
Played as the ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer (Oct 1-4; postponed from May 29-31 due to world coronavirus pandemic). Second-placed Jennifer Kupcho (USA) finished 2 shots behind 33-year-old Melissa "Mel" Reid (Eng), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win. [Bay course, Seaview Resort, Galloway, nr Atlantic City, NJ].
Played as the CME Group Tour Championship (Dec 17-20; LPGA Tr season-ending event; postponed from Nov 19-22 due to world coronavirus pandemic). Second-placed Hannah Green (Aus) and Sei Young Kim (S Kor) finished 5 shots behind Jin Young Ko (S Kor). Ko's win also gave her the season-long LPGA Tour money title, after having played in only four events on the Tour in 2020. [Gold course, Tiburón GC, Naples, FL].
Played as the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions presented by IOA (Insurance Office of America) (Jan 16-19; LPGA Tr season opener). Gaby Lopez (Mex) beat Nasa Hataoka (Jpn) with a 30-foot birdie putt at the seventh playoff hole (par-3 18th), to record her second LPGA Tour win. Inbee Park (S Kor) was eliminated at the third playoff hole (par-3 18th). Monday finish required after five extra holes did not produce a winner as darkness fell on Sunday. [Tranquilo GC at Four Seasons, Orlando, FL].
Played as the Volunteers of America Classic (Dec 3-6; postponed from Oct 1-4 due to global coronavirus pandemic). Second-placed Yealimi Noh (USA), So Yeon Ryu (S Kor) and Inbee Park (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind home state winner Angela Stanford (USA). [Old American GC, The Colony, nr Dallas, TX].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
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.
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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