Japan Women's Open Golf Championship

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Japan Women's Open
Tournament information
Location Varies – Rittō, Shiga in 2014
Established 1968
Course(s) Varies – Biwako Country Club in 2014
Organized by JGA
Tour(s) LPGA of Japan Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund ¥140,000,000
Month played October
Current champion
Taiwan Teresa Lu

The Japan Women's Open Golf Championship (日本女子オープンゴルフ選手権競技 Nihon Joshi ōpun gorufu senshuken kyōgi?) is Japan's national women's open golf championship. From 2006 (as of 2011) it is one of the two richest tournaments on the LPGA of Japan Tour, with a prize fund of 140 million Yen.

Tournament names through the years:

  • 1968–1970: TBS Women's Open
  • 1971–present: Japan Women's Open Golf Championship

Winners[edit]

Year Champion Country Venue Location Score To par Purse
(¥)
Winner's
share (¥)
2014 Teresa Lu  Taiwan Biwako Country Club Rittō, Shiga 280 −8 140,000,000 28,000,000
2013 Mika Miyazato  Japan Sagamihara Golf Club, East Course Sagamihara, Kanagawa 288 E 140,000,000 28,000,000
2012 Shanshan Feng  China Yokohama County Club, West Course Yokohama, Kanagawa 288 E 140,000,000 28,000,000

Future sites[edit]

  Year   Course Location Dates
2015 Katayamazu Golf Club, Hakusan Course Kaga, Ishikawa Oct 1–4
2016 Karasuyamajo Country Club Nasukarasuyama, Tochigi TBD
2017 Abiko Golf Club Abiko, Chiba TBD

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