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Tournament results: Welch's Championship

Results for the Welch's Championship are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2004
America
258 (-22)
$120,000
Welch's/Fry's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stupples, Karen

Score

258 (-22)

Prize money

$120,000

Title sponsor

Welch's/Fry's

Played as Welch's/Fry's Championship (March 11-14; LPGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Jung Yeon Lee (S Kor) and Grace Park (S Kor) finished 5 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Stupples (Eng), whose 258 was at the time the lowest 4-round score in LPGA Tour history. [Dell Urich course, Randolph Park, Tucson, AZ; at the time known as the South course].

2003
America
259 (-21)
$120,000
Welch's/Fry's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Doolan, Wendy

Score

259 (-21)

Prize money

$120,000

Title sponsor

Welch's/Fry's

Played as Welch's/Fry's Championship (March 13-16; LPGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Lorie Kane (Can) and Betsy King (USA) finished 3 shots behind Doolan (Aus), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win. [Dell Urich course, Randolph Park, Tucson, AZ; at the time known as the South course].

2002
America
270 (-18)
$120,000
Welch's/Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Diaz, Laura

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$120,000

Title sponsor

Welch's/Circle K

Played as the Welch's/Circle K Championship (March 21-24). Second-placed Juli Inkster (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Diaz (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

2001
America
265 (-23)
$112,500
Welch's/Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

$112,500

Title sponsor

Welch's/Circle K

Played as the Welch's/Circle K Championship (March 8-11). Second-placed Laura Diaz (USA), Michelle McGann (USA), Se Ri Pak (S Kor) and Dottie Pepper (USA) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Sörenstam (Swe). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

2000
America
269 (-19)
$105,000
Welch's/Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sorenstam, Annika

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$105,000

Title sponsor

Welch's/Circle K

Played as the Welch's/Circle K Championship (March 9-12). Sörenstam (Swe) beat Pat Hurst (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1999
America
273 (-15)
$93,750
Welch's/Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Inkster, Juli

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$93,750

Title sponsor

Welch's/Circle K

Played as the Welch's/Circle K Championship (March 11-14). Second-placed Dotti Pepper (USA) finished 1 shot behind Inkster (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1998
America
274 (-14)
$75,000
Welch's/Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Alfredsson, Helen

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

Welch's/Circle K

Played as the Welch's/Circle K Championship (March 12-15). Second-placed Dana Dormann (USA) and Liselotte Neumann (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Alfredsson (Swe). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1997
America
273 (-15)
$75,000
Welch's/Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Andrews, Donna

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

Welch's/Circle K

Played as the Welch's/Circle K Championship (March 13-16). Second-placed Tina Barrett (USA) finished 1 shot behind Andrews (USA), who recorded her fifth LPGA Tour win. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1996
America
276 (-12)
$67,500
PING/Welch's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Neumann, Liselotte

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$67,500

Title sponsor

PING/Welch's

Played as the PING/Welch's Championship (March 14-17). Second-placed Cathy Johnston-Forbes (USA) finished 1 shot behind Neumann (Swe). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1995
America
278 (-10)
$67,500
PING/Welch's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Pepper, Dottie

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$67,500

Title sponsor

PING/Welch's

Played as the PING/Welch's Championship (March 9-12). Second-placed Cindy Rarick (USA) and Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 5 shots behind Dottie Mochrie (USA; née Pepper). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1994
America
276 (-12)
$63,750
PING/Welch's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Andrews, Donna

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$63,750

Title sponsor

PING/Welch's

Played as the PING/Welch's Championship. Second-placed Brandie Burton (USA) and Judy Dickinson (USA) finished 3 shots behind Andrews (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1993
America
272 (-16)
$60,000
PING/Welch's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mallon, Meg

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$60,000

Title sponsor

PING/Welch's

Played as the PING/Welch's Championship. Second-placed Betsy King (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mallon (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1992
America
277 (-11)
$60,000
PING/Welch's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Burton, Brandie

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$60,000

Title sponsor

PING/Welch's

Played as the PING/Welch's Championship. Second-placed Dale Eggeling (USA) and Beth Daniel (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Burton (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1991
America
273 (-15)
$52,500
PING/Welch's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Johnson, Christa

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$52,500

Title sponsor

PING/Welch's

Played as the PING/Welch's Championship. Second-placed Kris Tschetter (USA) finished 4 shots behind Johnson (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1990
America
276 (-12)
$45,000
Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Walker, Colleen

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

Circle K

Played as the Circle K LPGA Tucson Open. Second-placed Pat Bradley (USA), Kate Rogerson (USA), Betsy King (USA) and Heather Drew (USA) finished 5 shots behind Walker (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1989
America
Garbacz, Lori
274 (-14)
$45,000
Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Garbacz, Lori

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

Circle K

Played as the Circle K LPGA Tucson Open. Second-placed Nancy Lopez (USA) finished 4 shots behind Garbacz (USA), who recorded her first (and only) LPGA Tour win. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1988
America
278 (-10)
$45,000
Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Davies, Laura

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

Circle K

Played as the Circle K LPGA Tucson Open. Second-placed Robin Walton (USA) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1987
America
281 (-7)
$30,000
Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

King, Betsy

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

Circle K

Played as the Circle K Tucson Open. Second-placed Jan Stephenson (Aus) finished 2 shots behind King (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1986
America
Pulz, Penny
276 (-12)
$30,000
Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Pulz, Penny

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

Circle K

Played as the Circle K Tucson Open. Second-placed Betsy King (USA) finished 4 shots behind Pulz (Aus), who recorded the second of her two LPGA Tour wins. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1985
America
279 (-9)
$26,250
Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Alcott, Amy

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$26,250

Title sponsor

Circle K

Played as the Circle K Tucson Open. Second-placed Betsy King (USA) finished 1 shot behind Alcott (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Johnson, Christa

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$22,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Conquistadores Open. Second-placed Lauri Peterson (USA) finished 6 shots behind Johnson (USA), who claimed her second LPGA Tour win. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stephenson, Jan

Score

207 (-9)

Prize money

$22,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Conquistadores LPGA Open. Second-placed Amy Alcott (USA) finished 5 shots behind Stephenson (Aus). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Okamoto, Ayako

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$18,750

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Arizona Copper Classic. First-time LPGA Tour winner Okamoto (Jpn) beat Sally Little (RSA/USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lopez, Nancy

Score

278 (-14)

Prize money

$18,750

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Arizona Copper Classic. Second-placed Pat Bradley (USA) finished 4 shots behind Lopez (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

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