2021 - Women Majors
The winners in the category "2021 - Women Majors" are shown in the table below, which also includes relevant information on venues, scores and prize money.
The ANA Inspiration (50th) (April 1-4). Second-placed Lydia Ko (NZ) finished 2 shots behind 21-year-old wire-to-wire winner Patty Tavatanakit (Thai), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win, and became the first LPGA Tour rookie to win this event since Juli Inkster in 1984. [Dinah Shore Tournament course, Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage, CA].
The AIG Women's Open (45th) (Aug 19-22). Second-placed Georgia Hall (Eng), Madelene Sagstrom (Swe) and Lizette Salas (USA) finished 1 shot behind Anna Nordqvist (Swe), who recorded her third major championship win. [Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus].
The Amundi Evian Championship (27th) (July 22-25). 25-year-old Minjee Lee (Aus) beat Jeongeun Lee (S Kor; playing as Jeongeun Lee6) with a par at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th), to record her first major championship win. [Evian Resort GC, Evian-les-Bains, France].
The US Women's Open (76th) (June 3-6). 19-year-old Yuka Saso (Phil) beat Nasa Hataoka (Jpn) with a 12-foot birdie putt at the third playoff hole, to record her first LPGA Tour and major championship win. Saso, the first Filipino to win the title, was playing in just her third major championship. She tied Inbeen Park (S Kor) as the youngest US Women's Open champion; Park was also aged 19 years, 11 months, 17 days when she won in 2008. [Lake course, Olympic Club, nr San Francisco, CA].
The KPMG Women's PGA Championship (67th) (June 24-27). Second-placed Lizette Salas (USA) finished 3 shots behind 22-year-old Nelly Korda (USA), who recorded her first major championship win, and second LPGA Tour win in as many weeks. Korda's back-to-back wins propelled her to No.1 in the women's world rankings for the first time. [Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek, Atlanta, GA].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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