2018 LPGA Tour

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2018 LPGA Tour
Details
Duration January 25 – November 18
Edition 65th
Tournaments 33
Categories LPGA major (5)
LPGA (27)
LPGA team event (1)
Achievements
Most tournament titles Thailand Ariya Jutanugarn (3)
Prize money leader Thailand Ariya Jutanugarn ($2,022,765)
2017
2019

The 2018 LPGA Tour is a series of professional golf tournaments for elite female golfers from around the world. The season begins in Bahamas on January 25 and ends on November 18 at the Tiburón Golf Club in Naples, Florida.[1] The tournaments are sanctioned by the United States-based Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA).

Schedule and results[edit]

The number in parentheses after each winners' name is the player's total number of wins in official money individual events on the LPGA Tour, including that event. Tournament and winner names in bold indicate LPGA majors.

Date Tournament Location Winner WWGR
points
Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
Jan 25–28 Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic The Bahamas Bahamas United States Brittany Lincicome (8) 37 1,400,000 210,000
Feb 15–18 ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open Australia Australia South Korea Ko Jin-young (2) 34 1,300,000 195,000
Feb 22–25 Honda LPGA Thailand Thailand Thailand United States Jessica Korda (5) 62 1,600,000 240,000
Mar 1–4 HSBC Women's World Championship Singapore Singapore United States Michelle Wie (5) 62 1,500,000 225,000
Mar 15–18 Bank of Hope Founders Cup United States Arizona South Korea Inbee Park (19) 46 1,500,000 225,000
Mar 22–25 Kia Classic United States California South Korea Ji Eun-hee (4) 62 1,800,000 270,000
Mar 29 – Apr 2^ ANA Inspiration United States California Sweden Pernilla Lindberg (1) 100 2,800,000 420,000
Apr 11–14 Lotte Championship United States Hawaii Canada Brooke Henderson (6) 46 2,000,000 300,000
Apr 19–22 Hugel-JTBC LA Open United States California Thailand Moriya Jutanugarn (1) 62 1,500,000 225,000
Apr 26–29 LPGA Mediheal Championship United States California New Zealand Lydia Ko (15) 56 1,500,000 225,000
May 3–6 Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic United States Texas South Korea Park Sung-hyun (3) 31 1,300,000 195,000
May 17–20 Kingsmill Championship United States Virginia Thailand Ariya Jutanugarn (8) 43 1,300,000 195,000
May 24–27 LPGA Volvik Championship United States Michigan Australia Minjee Lee (4) 37 1,300,000 195,000
May 31 – Jun 3 U.S. Women's Open United States Alabama Thailand Ariya Jutanugarn (9) 100 5,000,000 900,000
Jun 8–10 ShopRite LPGA Classic United States New Jersey United States Annie Park (1) 31 1,750,000 262,500
Jun 14–17 Meijer LPGA Classic United States Michigan South Korea Ryu So-yeon (6) 40 2,000,000 300,000
Jun 22–24 Walmart NW Arkansas Championship United States Arkansas Japan Nasa Hataoka (1) 62 2,000,000 300,000
Jun 28 – Jul 1 KPMG Women's PGA Championship United States Illinois South Korea Park Sung-hyun (4) 100 3,650,000 547,500
Jul 5–8 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic United States Wisconsin South Korea Kim Sei-young (7) 40 2,000,000 300,000
Jul 12–15 Marathon Classic United States Ohio Thailand Thidapa Suwannapura (1) 22 1,600,000 240,000
Jul 26–29 Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open Scotland Scotland Thailand Ariya Jutanugarn (10) 46 1,500,000 225,000
Aug 2–5 Ricoh Women's British Open England England England Georgia Hall (1) 100 3,250,000 490,000
Aug 16–19 Indy Women in Tech Championship United States Indiana 2,000,000 300,000
Aug 23–26 CP Women's Open Canada Saskatchewan 2,250,000 337,500
Aug 30 – Sep 2 Cambia Portland Classic United States Oregon 1,300,000 195,000
Sep 13–16 Evian Championship France France 100 3,850,000 577,500
Oct 4–7 UL International Crown South Korea South Korea n/a 1,600,000[2] 400,000[2]
Oct 11–14 LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship South Korea South Korea 2,000,000 300,000
Oct 18–21 Buick LPGA Shanghai China China 2,100,000 315,000
Oct 25–28 Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship Taiwan Taiwan 2,200,000 330,000
Nov 2–4 Toto Japan Classic Japan Japan 1,500,000 225,000
Nov 7–10 Blue Bay LPGA China China 2,100,000 315,000
Nov 15–18 CME Group Tour Championship United States Florida 2,500,000 625,000

^ ANA Inspiration finished on Monday April 2 due to darkness.

Statistical information[edit]

Titles won by player[edit]

Rank Player Titles won
1  Ariya Jutanugarn (THA) 3
2  Park Sung-hyun (KOR) 2
T3  Annie Park (USA) 1
 Brittany Lincicome (USA)
 Brooke Henderson (CAN)
 Inbee Park (KOR)
 Jessica Korda (USA)
 Ji Eun-hee (KOR)
 Kim Sei-young (KOR)
 Ko Jin-young (KOR)
 Lydia Ko (NZL)
 Michelle Wie (USA)
 Minjee Lee (AUS)
 Moriya Jutanugarn (THA)
 Nasa Hataoka (JPN)
 Pernilla Lindberg (SWE)
 Ryu So-yeon (KOR)
 Thidapa Suwannapura (THA)

Titles won by nation[edit]

Rank Nation Titles won
1  South Korea 6
2  Thailand 5
3  United States 4
T4  Australia 1
 Canada
 Japan
 New Zealand
 Sweden

Statistics leaders[edit]

Money list leaders[edit]

Rank Change Player Country Events Prize
money ($)
1 Steady Ariya Jutanugarn  Thailand 19 2,022,765
2 Steady Nasa Hataoka  Japan 16 952,134
3 Increase3 Minjee Lee  Australia 17 917,918
4 Decrease1 So Yeon Ryu  South Korea 15 914,416
5 Decrease1 Inbee Park  South Korea 10 878,137
6 Decrease1 Sung Hyun Park  South Korea 15 871,174
7 Steady Moriya Jutanugarn  Thailand 19 850,482
8 Decrease2 Brooke Henderson  Canada 18 843,597
9 Steady Jin-Young Ko  South Korea 16 796,578
10 Increase1 Carlota Ciganda  Spain 16 765,466

Source and complete list: LPGA official website.

Scoring average leaders[edit]

Rank Change Player Country Events Total strokes Total rounds Average
1 Steady Ariya Jutanugarn  Thailand 19 4,929 71 69.423
2 Steady Jessica Korda  United States 12 2,921 42 69.548
3 Steady Jin-Young Ko  South Korea 16 4,174 60 69.567
4 Steady Minjee Lee  Australia 17 4,321 62 69.694
5 Steady Amy Yang  South Korea 13 2,864 41 69.854
6 Steady Chun In-gee  South Korea 13 3,004 43 69.860
7 Steady Moriya Jutanugarn  Thailand 19 4,826 69 69.942
8 Steady Inbee Park  South Korea 10 2,588 37 69.946
9 Steady Brooke Henderson  Canada 18 4,067 58 69.948
10 Steady Lexi Thompson  United States 13 3,432 49 70.041

Source and complete list: LPGA official website.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LPGA Announces 2018 Season Schedule". LPGA. December 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Unofficial money – $400,000 to winning team