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Tournament results: Samsung World Ch'ship

Results for the Samsung World Ch'ship are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2009
America
272 (-16)
$250,000
Samsung

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Choi, Na Yeon

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$250,000

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship (Sept 17-20). Second-placed Ai Miyazato (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Choi (S Kor). [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Creamer, Paula

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$250,000

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship (Oct 2-5). Second-placed Song-Hee Kim (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Creamer (USA). [Ocean course, Half Moon Bay Links, Half Moon Bay, CA].

2007
America
270 (-18)
$250,000
Samsung

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ochoa, Lorena

Venue

Bighorn

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$250,000

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship (Oct 11-14). Second-placed Mi Hyun Kim (S Kor) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Ochoa (Mex), who also clinched the LPGA Tour Player of the Year Award as a result of this win. [Canyons course, Bighorn GC, Palm Desert, California].

2006
America
272 (-16)
$218,750
Samsung

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ochoa, Lorena

Venue

Bighorn

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$218,750

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship (Oct 12-15). Second-placed and defending champion Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Ochoa (Mex). [Canyons course, Bighorn GC, Palm Desert, California].

2005
America
270 (-18)
$212,500
Samsung

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Venue

Bighorn

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$212,500

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship (Oct 13-16). Second-placed Paula Creamer (USA) finished 8 shots behind defending champion Sörenstam (Swe). 16-year old Michelle Wie made her debut as a professional and finished fourth, only to be disqualified for unintentionally playing from the wrong spot in the third round. [Canyons course, Bighorn GC, Palm Desert, California].

2004
America
270 (-18)
$206,250
Samsung

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Venue

Bighorn

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$206,250

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship (Oct 14-17). Second-placed Grace Park (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind Sörenstam (Swe). [Canyons course, Bighorn GC, Palm Desert, California].

2003
America
274 (-14)
$200,000
Samsung

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gustafson, Sophie

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$200,000

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship (Oct 9-12). Second-placed Beth Daniel (USA) and Rachel Teske (Aus, née Hetherington) finished 2 shots behind Gustafson (Swe). [Tournament course, Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX; known at the time as TPC at The Woodlands].

2002
America
Hiddenbrooke GC
266 (-22)
$162,000
Samsung

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Venue

Hiddenbrooke GC

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

$162,000

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship (Oct 3-6). Second-placed Cristie Kerr (USA) finished 6 shots behind Sörenstam (Swe). [Hiddenbrooke GC, Vallejo, California].

2001
America
Hiddenbrooke GC
277 (-11)
$157,000
Samsung

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Delasin, Dorothy

Venue

Hiddenbrooke GC

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$157,000

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship (Oct 4-7). Second-placed Karrie Webb (Aus) and Se Ri Pak (S Kor) finished 4 shots behind Delasin (USA). [Hiddenbrooke GC, Vallejo, California].

2000
America
Hiddenbrooke GC
274 (-14)
$152,000
Samsung

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Inkster, Juli

Venue

Hiddenbrooke GC

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$152,000

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship (Oct 12-15). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 4 shots behind Inkster (USA). [Hiddenbrooke GC, Vallejo, California].

1999
America
280 (-8)
$150,000
Samsung

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Pak, Se Ri

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship of Women's Golf (Sept 9-12; for the world's top 20 women professionals; previously top 16). Second-placed Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Pak (S Kor). [Rush Creek GC, nr Minneapolis, Minnesota].

1998
America
Tierra del Sol CC
275 (-13)
$137,000
Samsung

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Inkster, Juli

Venue

Tierra del Sol CC

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$137,000

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship of Women's Golf (Oct 21-25). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Inkster (USA). [Tierra Del Sol CC, The Villages, Lady Lake, Florida].

1997
Asia
Lakeside CC
280 (-8)
$131,000
Samsung

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Inkster, Juli

Venue

Lakeside CC

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$131,000

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship of Women's Golf (Oct 16-19). Inkster (USA) beat Kelly Robbins (USA) and Helen Alfredsson (Swe) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Lakeside CC, nr Seoul, S Korea].

1996
Asia
Ildong Lakes
274 (-14)
$125,000
Samsung

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Venue

Ildong Lakes

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$125,000

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship of Women's Golf (Oct 17-20; for the world's top 16 women professionals; previously top 12). Second-placed Helen Alfresson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Sörenstam (Swe), who recorded back-to-back LPGA Tour wins. [Ildong Lakes GC, Kyonggi-do, S Korea].

1995
Asia
Paradise GC, Korea
282 (-6)
$117,500
Samsung

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Venue

Paradise GC, Korea

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

$117,500

Title sponsor

Samsung

Played as the Samsung World Championship of Women's Golf (Oct 12-15). Sörenstam (Swe) beat Laura Davies (Eng) with a 45-foot chip-in birdie at the first playoff hole. [Paradise GC, Jeju Island, S Korea].

1994
America
Naples Natl.
274 (-14)
$105,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Daniel, Beth

Venue

Naples Natl.

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$105,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Championship of Women's Golf. Second-placed Elaine Crosby (USA) finished 3 shots behind Daniel. [Naples National GC, Naples, Florida].

1993
America
Naples Natl.
283 (-5)
$102,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Pepper, Dottie

Venue

Naples Natl.

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

$102,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Championship of Women's Golf. Second-placed Donna Andrews (USA), Michelle McGann (USA), Meg Mallon (USA) and Sherri Steinhauer (USA) finished 2 shots behind Dottie Mochrie (USA, née Pepper). [Naples National GC, Naples, Florida].

1992
America
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

World Championship of Women's Golf not played in 1992.

1991
America
216 (-3)
$100,000
Daikyo

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mallon, Meg

Score

216 (-3)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

Daikyo

Played as the Daikyo World Championship. Second-placed Dottie Mochrie (USA, née Pepper) finished 5 shots behind Mallon (USA). [Paradise Palms GC, Kewarra Beach, nr Cairns, Qld, Australia].

1990
America
Gerring, Cathy
278 (-10)
$100,000
Trophee Urban

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gerring, Cathy

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

Trophee Urban

Played as the Trophee Urban World Championship of Women's Golf (Oct 11-14; LPGA/WPG Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Beth Daniel (USA) finished 1 shot behind Gerring (USA), who recorded the last of her three LPGA Tour wins. [Cély-en-Bière GC, Cély, nr Paris; at the time known as Cély GC].

1989
America
PineIsle Resort
275 (-13)
$83,500
Nestle

Category

America

Winner (holder)

King, Betsy

Venue

PineIsle Resort

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$83,500

Title sponsor

Nestle

Played as the Nestle World Championship. Second-placed Pat Bradley (USA) and Patty Sheehan (USA) finished 1 shot behind King (USA). [PineIsle Resort, Lake Lanier, Georgia; now called Legacy Course on Lake Lanier].

1988
America
PineIsle Resort
279 (-9)
$81,500
Nestle

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Jones, Rosie

Venue

PineIsle Resort

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$81,500

Title sponsor

Nestle

Played as the Nestle World Championship. Second-placed Liselotte Neumann (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Jones (USA). [PineIsle Resort, Lake Lanier, Georgia; now called Legacy Course on Lake Lanier].

1987
America
PineIsle Resort
282 (-6)
$81,500
Nestle

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Okamoto, Ayako

Venue

PineIsle Resort

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

$81,500

Title sponsor

Nestle

Played as the Nestle World Championship. Second-placed Betsy King (USA) finished in second place behind Okamoto (Jpn). [PineIsle Resort, Lake Lanier, Georgia; now called Legacy Course on Lake Lanier].

1986
America
PineIsle Resort
279 (-9)
$78,000
Nestle

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Bradley, Pat

Venue

PineIsle Resort

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$78,000

Title sponsor

Nestle

Played as the Nestle World Championship. Second-placed Nancy Lopez (USA) and Betsy King (USA) finished 2 shots behind Bradley (USA). [PineIsle Resort, Lake Lanier, Georgia; now called Legacy Course on Lake Lanier].

1985
America
PineIsle Resort
274 (-14)
$65,000
Nestle

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Alcott, Amy

Venue

PineIsle Resort

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$65,000

Title sponsor

Nestle

Played as the Nestle World Championship of Women's Golf. Alcott (USA) beat Patty Sheehan (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [PineIsle Resort, Lake Lanier, Georgia; now called Legacy Course on Lake Lanier].

1984
America
Shaker Heights
281 (-7)
$65,000
Chevrolet

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lopez, Nancy

Venue

Shaker Heights

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$65,000

Title sponsor

Chevrolet

Played as the Chevrolet World Championship of Women's Golf. Second-placed and defending champion JoAnne Carner (USA) finished 1 shot behind Lopez (USA). [Shaker Heights CC, nr Cleveland, Ohio].

1983
America
Shaker Heights
282 (-6)
$65,000
Chevrolet

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Carner, JoAnne

Venue

Shaker Heights

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

$65,000

Title sponsor

Chevrolet

Played as the Chevrolet World Championship of Women's Golf. As in 1982, Ayako Okamoto (Jpn) finished in second place behind Carner (USA), this time by 2 shots. [Shaker Heights CC, nr Cleveland, Ohio].

1982
America
Shaker Heights
284 (-4)
$50,000
Chevrolet

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Carner, JoAnne

Venue

Shaker Heights

Score

284 (-4)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

Chevrolet

Played as the Chevrolet World Championship of Women's Golf. Second-placed Ayako Okamoto (Jpn) finished 5 shots behind Carner (USA). [Shaker Heights CC, nr Cleveland, Ohio].

1981
America
Shaker Heights
284 (-4)
$50,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Daniel, Beth

Venue

Shaker Heights

Score

284 (-4)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Championship of Women's Golf. Second-placed Jan Stephenson (Aus) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Daniel (USA). [Shaker Heights CC, nr Cleveland, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Daniel, Beth

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

$46,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural World Series of Women's Golf. Second-placed Nancy Lopez (USA) finished 1 shot behind Daniel (USA). [The Country Club, Pepper Pike, nr Cleveland, OH].

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