1995 LPGA Tour

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The 1995 LPGA Tour was the 46th season since the LPGA Tour officially began in 1950. The season ran from January 12 to November 5. The season consisted of 33 official money events. Annika Sörenstam won the most tournaments, three. She also led the money list with earnings of $666,533.

The season saw the first tournament in South Korea, the Samsung World Championship of Women's Golf. There were 12 first-time winners in 1995: Nanci Bowen, Gail Graham, Becky Iverson, Tracy Kerdyk, Julie Larsen, Jenny Lidback, Kathryn Marshall, Michelle McGann, Alison Nicholas, Annika Sörenstam, Barb Thomas, and Karrie Webb. Sörenstam went on to win 72 LPGA events in her career, the third most all-time.

The tournament results and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1995 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 ($) 1st prize ($)
Jan 15 Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament of Champions Florida Canada Dawn Coe-Jones (3) 281 (−7) 700,000 115,000
Jan 22 HealthSouth Inaugural Florida United States Pat Bradley (31) 211 (−5) 450,000 67,500
Feb 18 Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open Hawaii United States Barb Thomas (1) 204 (−12) 550,000 82,500
Mar 12 Ping/Welch's Championship Arizona United States Dottie Mochrie (9) 278 (−10) 450,000 67,500
Mar 19 Standard Register PING Arizona England Laura Davies (10) 280 (−12) 700,000 105,000
Mar 26 Nabisco Dinah Shore California United States Nanci Bowen (1) 285 (−3) 850,000 127,500
Apr 16 Pinewild Women's Championship North Carolina United States Rosie Jones (6) 211 (−5) 650,000 97,500
Apr 23 Chick-fil-A Charity Championship Georgia England Laura Davies (11) 201 (−15) 500,000 75,000
Apr 30 Sprint Championship Florida United States Val Skinner (6) 273 (−15) 1,200,000 180,000
May 7 Sara Lee Classic Tennessee United States Michelle McGann (1) 202 (−14) 525,000 78,750
May 14 McDonald's LPGA Championship Delaware United States Kelly Robbins (3) 274 (−10) 1,200,000 180,000
May 21 Star Bank LPGA Classic Ohio United States Christa Johnson (7) 210 (−6) 500,000 75,000
May 28 LPGA Corning Classic New York England Alison Nicholas (1) 275 (−13) 550,000 82,500
Jun 4 Oldsmobile Classic Michigan United States Dale Eggeling (2) 274 (−14) 600,000 90,000
Jun 11 Edina Realty LPGA Classic Minnesota United States Julie Larsen (1) 205 (−11) 500,000 75,000
Jun 18 Rochester International New York United States Patty Sheehan (33) 278 (−10) 550,000 82,500
Jun 25 ShopRite LPGA Classic New Jersey United States Betsy King (30) 204 (−9) 650,000 97,500
Jul 2 Youngstown-Warren LPGA Classic Ohio United States Michelle McGann (2) 205 (−11) 550,000 82,500
Jul 9 Jamie Farr Toledo Classic Ohio Scotland Kathryn Marshall (1) 205 (−8) 500,000 75,000
Jul 16 U.S. Women's Open Colorado Sweden Annika Sörenstam (1) 278 (−2) 1,000,000 175,000
Jul 23 JAL Big Apple Classic New York United States Tracy Kerdyk (1) 273 (−11) 700,000 105,000
Jul 30 Friendly's Classic Massachusetts United States Becky Iverson (1) 276 (−12) 500,000 75,000
Aug 6 McCall's LPGA Classic Vermont United States Dottie Mochrie (10) 204 (−12) 500,000 75,000
Aug 13 PING/Welch's Championship Massachusetts United States Beth Daniel (32) 271 (−17) 450,000 67,500
Aug 20 Weetabix Women's British Open England Australia Karrie Webb (1*) 278 (−14) 600,000 92,400
Aug 27 du Maurier Ltd. Classic Canada Peru Sweden Jenny Lidback (1) 280 (−8) 1,000,000 150,000
Sep 4 State Farm Rail Classic Illinois United States Mary Beth Zimmerman (4) 206 (−10) 550,000 82,500
Sep 10 Ping-AT&T Wireless Services LPGA Golf Championship Oregon England Alison Nicholas (2) 207 (−9) 500,000 75,000
Sep 17 Safeco Classic Washington United States Patty Sheehan (34) 274 (−14) 500,000 75,000
Sep 24 GHP Heartland Classic Missouri Sweden Annika Sörenstam (2) 278 (−10) 525,000 78,750
Oct 1 Fieldcrest Cannon Classic North Carolina Canada Gail Graham (1) 273 (−15) 500,000 75,000
Oct 15 Samsung World Championship of Women's Golf South Korea Sweden Annika Sörenstam (3) 282 (−6) 475,000 117,500
Nov 5 Toray Japan Queens Cup Japan South Korea Woo-Soon Ko (2*) 207 (−9) 700,000 105,000

* – non-member at time of win

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner Annika Sörenstam  Sweden
Scoring leader (Vare Trophy) Annika Sörenstam  Sweden
Player of the Year Annika Sörenstam  Sweden
Rookie of the Year Pat Hurst  United States

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