1993 LPGA Tour

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The 1993 LPGA Tour was the 44th season since the LPGA Tour officially began in 1950. The season ran from February 5 to November 7. The season consisted of 31 official money events. Brandie Burton won the most tournaments, three. Betsy King led the money list with earnings of $595,992, becoming the first to win over $500,000 in a season.

There were nine first-time winners in 1993: Kristi Albers, Helen Alfredsson, Donna Andrews, Missie Berteotti, Helen Dobson, Trish Johnson, Hiromi Kobayashi, Kelly Robbins, and Cindy Schreyer.

The tournament results and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1993 season.[1] "Date" is the ending date of the tournament. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they had on the tour up to and including that event. Majors are shown in bold.

Date Tournament Location Winner Score Purse ($) 1st prize ($)
Feb 7 HealthSouth Palm Beach Classic Florida United States Tammie Green (2) 208 (-8) 400,000 60,000
Feb 20 Itoki Hawaiian Ladies Open Hawaii Canada Lisa Walters (2) 210 (-6) 450,000 67,500
Mar 14 Ping/Welch's Championship Arizona United States Meg Mallon (5) 272 (-16) 400,000 60,000
Mar 21 Standard Register PING Arizona United States Patty Sheehan (30) 275 (-17) 700,000 105,000
Mar 28 Nabisco Dinah Shore California Sweden Helen Alfredsson (1) 284 (-4) 700,000 105,000
Apr 4 Las Vegas LPGA Nevada England Trish Johnson (1) 209 (-7) 450,000 67,500
Apr 18 Atlanta Women's Championship Georgia England Trish Johnson (2) 282 (-6) 600,000 90,000
May 2 Sprint Classic Florida United States Kristi Albers (1) 279 (-9) 1,200,000 180,000
May 9 Sara Lee Classic Tennessee United States Meg Mallon (6) 205 (-11) 525,000 78,750
May 16 McDonald's Championship Delaware England Laura Davies (6) 277 (-7) 900,000 135,000
May 23 Lady Keystone Open Pennsylvania United States Val Skinner (4) 210 (-6) 400,000 60,000
May 30 LPGA Corning Classic New York United States Kelly Robbins (1) 277 (-11) 500,000 75,000
Jun 6 Oldsmobile Classic Michigan United States Jane Geddes (10) 277 (-11) 550,000 82,500
Jun 13 Mazda LPGA Championship Maryland United States Patty Sheehan (31) 275 (-9) 1,000,000 150,000
Jun 20 Rochester International New York United States Tammie Green (3) 276 (-12) 500,000 75,000
Jun 27 ShopRite LPGA Classic New Jersey United States Shelley Hamlin (3) 204 (-9) 450,000 67,500
Jul 4 Jamie Farr Toledo Classic Ohio United States Brandie Burton (2) 201 (-12) 450,000 67,500
Jul 11 Youngstown-Warren LPGA Classic Ohio United States Nancy Lopez (47) 203 (-13) 500,000 75,000
Jul 18 JAL Big Apple Classic New York Japan Hiromi Kobayashi (1) 278 (-6) 600,000 90,000
Jul 25 U.S. Women's Open Indiana United States Lauri Merten (3) 280 (-8) 800,000 144,000
Aug 1 PING/Welch's Championship Massachusetts United States Missie Berteotti (1) 276 (-12) 450,000 67,500
Aug 8 McCall's LPGA Classic Vermont United States Dana Lofland-Dormann (2) 275 (-13) 500,000 75,000
Aug 15 Sun-Times Challenge Illinois United States Cindy Schreyer (1) 272 (-16) 475,000 71,250
Aug 22 Minnesota LPGA Classic Minnesota Japan Hiromi Kobayashi (2) 205 (-11) 450,000 67,500
Aug 29 du Maurier Ltd. Classic Canada United States Brandie Burton (3) 277 (-11) 800,000 120,000
Sep 6 State Farm Rail Classic Illinois England Helen Dobson (1) 203 (-13) 500,000 75,000
Sep 12 Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship Oregon United States Donna Andrews (1) 208 (-8) 450,000 67,500
Sep 19 Safeco Classic Washington United States Brandie Burton (4) 274 (-14) 450,000 67,500
Sep 26 Kyocera Inamori Classic California United States Kris Monaghan (2) 275 (-13) 425,000 63,750
Oct 17 World Championship of Women's Golf Florida United States Dottie Mochrie (7) 283 (-5) 400,000 102,500
Nov 7 Toray Japan Queens Cup Japan United States Betsy King (29) 205 (-11) 650,000 97,500

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner Betsy King (3)  United States
Scoring leader (Vare Trophy) Betsy King (2)  United States
Player of the Year Betsy King (3)  United States
Rookie of the Year Suzanne Strudwick  England

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