World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup

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World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup
Tournament information
Location Tsukubamirai, Ibaraki
Established 1973
Course(s) Ibaraki Golf Club
Par 72
Length 6,655 yards (6,085 m)
Tour(s) LPGA of Japan Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund ¥120,000,000
Month played May
Current champion
Japan Misuzu Narita

The World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup is one of the four major golf tournaments for women on the LPGA of Japan Tour. It was founded in 1973 by Nippon Television and has been classified as a major since 2008. The annual tournament is held at the Ibaraki Golf Club in Tsukubamirai, Ibaraki, and Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical serves as the title sponsor.

Tournament names through the years:

  • 1973–1984 World Ladies Golf Tournament
  • 1985–1986 Roku Konishi Cup World Ladies Golf Tournament
  • 1987–1992 Konica Cup World Ladies Golf Tournament
  • 1993 World Ladies Golf Tournament
  • 1994–1999 Gunze Cup World Ladies Golf Tournament
  • 2000–2004 Nichirei Cup World Ladies Golf Tournament
  • 2005–2007 Salonpas World Ladies Golf Tournament
  • 2008–present World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup

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Coordinates: 36°00′09″N 140°03′10″E / 36.002452°N 140.052681°E / 36.002452; 140.052681