LPGA of Korea Tour

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The LPGA of Korea Tour is a South Korean professional golf tour for women. LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association; it is the independent LPGA of Korea which runs this tour, not the American LPGA. It is one of the world's five leading women's golf tours.

In 2007 there were 25 events on the main tour, including one co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour and one co-sanctioned by the Ladies Asian Tour, plus a Korea versus Japan team match at the end of the season. The LPGA sanctioned event has a US$1.5 million prize fund and prize funds at the other individual events range from 200 million to 500 million South Korean Won.

Compared to the other women's golf tours, the KLPGA is exclusively played by Korean nationals bar the co-sanctioned events.[citation needed]

Based on April 2014 exchange rates, in 2014 the main tour has total prize fund of roughly 16.4 million USD.

Schedule[edit]

The 2015 schedule includes 31 official events, 29 played in South Korea and two played in China.

Historical tour schedules and results[edit]

Year Tournaments
2015 31
2014 26
2013 23
2012 21
2011 20
2010 22
2009 20
2008 26

Season money leaders[edit]

Year Player Earnings () Most wins
2014 South Korea Kim Hyo-joo 1,208,978,590 5 – Kim Hyo-joo
2013 South Korea Jang Ha-na 689,542,549 4 – Jang Ha-na
2012 South Korea Kim Ha-neul 458,898,803 3 – Kim Ja-young
2011 South Korea Kim Ha-neul 524,297,417 3 – Kim Ha-neul
2010 South Korea Lee Bo-mee 557,276,856 3 – Lee Bo-mee
2009 South Korea Hee Kyung Seo 663,759,286 5 – Hee Kyung Seo
2008 South Korea Jiyai Shin 765,184,500 7 – Jiyai Shin
2007 South Korea Jiyai Shin 674,541,667 9 – Jiyai Shin
2006 South Korea Jiyai Shin 374,054,333 3 – Jiyai Shin
2005 South Korea Kyeong Bae 195,237,450 2 – Jee Young Lee, Bo Bae Song

Source:[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KLPGA Money List" (in Korean). Retrieved 12 January 2015. 

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