2001 LPGA Tour

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The 2001 LPGA Tour was the 52nd season since the LPGA Tour officially began in 1950. The season ran from January 12 to November 18. The season consisted of 38 official money events. Annika Sörenstam won the most tournaments, eight. She also led the money list with earnings of $2,105,868.

This was the first season that the Women's British Open was considered an LPGA major. There were seven first-time winners in 2001: Heather Daly-Donofrio, Wendy Doolan, Tina Fischer, Kate Golden, Carin Koch, Catriona Matthew, and Gloria Park.

The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 2001 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 14 YourLife Vitamins LPGA Classic Florida South Korea Se Ri Pak (9) 203 (−13) 1,000,000 150,000
Jan 21 Subaru Memorial of Naples Florida Sweden Sophie Gustafson (3) 272 (−16) 1,000,000 150,000
Jan 28 The Office Depot Florida South Korea Grace Park (2) 280 (−6) 825,000 123,750
Feb 10 LPGA Takefuji Classic Hawaii Canada Lorie Kane (4) 205 (−11) 850,000 127,500
Feb 17 Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open Hawaii Scotland Catriona Matthew (1) 210 (−6) 750,000 112,500
Mar 11 Welch's/Circle K Championship Arizona Sweden Annika Sörenstam (24) 265 (−23) 750,000 112,500
Mar 18 Standard Register PING Arizona Sweden Annika Sörenstam (25) 261 (−27) 1,000,000 150,000
Mar 25 Nabisco Championship California Sweden Annika Sörenstam (26) 281 (−7) 1,500,000 225,000
Apr 14 The Office Depot California Sweden Annika Sörenstam (27) 210 (−6) 800,000 120,000
Apr 22 Longs Drugs Challenge California South Korea Se Ri Pak (10) 208 (−8) 800,000 120,000
Apr 29 Kathy Ireland Championship Texas United States Rosie Jones (11) 268 (−12) 900,000 135,000
May 6 Chick-fil-A Charity Championship Georgia Sweden Annika Sörenstam (28) 203 (−13) 1,200,000 180,000
May 13 Electrolux USA Championship Tennessee United States Juli Inkster (26) 274 (−14) 800,000 120,000
May 20 LPGA Champions Classic Ohio Australia Wendy Doolan (1) 132 (−12)^ 750,000 112,500
May 27 LPGA Corning Classic New York Sweden Carin Koch (1) 270 (−18) 900,000 135,000
Jun 3 U.S. Women's Open North Carolina Australia Karrie Webb (24) 273 (−7) 2,900,000 520,000
Jun 10 Wegmans Rochester International New York England Laura Davies (20) 279 (−9) 1,000,000 150,000
Jun 16 Evian Masters France Australia Rachel Teske (4) 273 (−15) 2,100,000 315,000
Jun 24 McDonald's LPGA Championship Delaware Australia Karrie Webb (25) 270 (−14) 1,500,000 225,000
Jul 1 ShopRite LPGA Classic New Jersey United States Betsy King (34) 201 (−12) 1,200,000 180,000
Jul 8 Jamie Farr Kroger Classic Ohio South Korea Se Ri Pak (11) 269 (−15) 1,000,000 150,000
Jul 15 Michelob Light Classic Missouri United States Emilee Klein (3) 205 (−11) 800,000 120,000
Jul 22 Sybase Big Apple Classic New York United States Rosie Jones (12) 272 (−12) 950,000 142,500
Jul 29 Giant Eagle LPGA Classic Ohio United States Dorothy Delasin (2) 203 (−13) 1,000,000 150,000
Aug 5 Weetabix Women's British Open England South Korea Se Ri Pak (12) 277 (−11) 1,500,000 221,650
Aug 12 Wendy's Championship for Children Ohio United States Wendy Ward (3) 195 (−21) 1,000,000 150,000
Aug 19 Bank of Montreal Canadian Women's Open Canada Sweden Annika Sörenstam (29) 272 (−16) 1,200,000 180,000
Aug 26 First Union Betsy King Classic Pennsylvania United States Heather Daly-Donofrio (1) 273 (−15) 800,000 120,000
Sep 2 State Farm Classic Illinois United States Kate Golden (1) 267 (−21) 1,000,000 150,000
Sep 9 Williams Championship Oklahoma South Korea Gloria Park (1) 201 (−9) 1,000,000 150,000
Sep 16 Safeway Classic Oregon Tournament canceled due the September 11 attacks 1,000,000
Sep 23 Asahi Ryokuken International Championship South Carolina Germany Tina Fischer (1) 206 (−10) 1,200,000 180,000
Sep 30 AFLAC Champions Alabama South Korea Se Ri Pak (13) 272 (−16) 750,000 122,000
Oct 7 Samsung World Championship California United States Dorothy Delasin (3) 277 (−11) 750,000 157,000
Oct 21 Sports Today CJ Nine Bridges Classic South Korea Tournament canceled due the September 11 attacks 1,500,000
Oct 28 Cisco World Ladies Match Play Championship Japan Sweden Annika Sörenstam (30) 1 up 960,000 144,000
Nov 4 Mizuno Classic Japan Sweden Annika Sörenstam (31) 203 (−13) 1,080,000 162,000
Nov 18 Tyco/ADT Championship Florida Australia Karrie Webb (26) 279 (−9) 1,000,000 215,000

^ – weather-shortened tournament

Leaders[edit]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events
1 Annika Sörenstam  Sweden 2,105,868 26
2 Se Ri Pak  South Korea 1,623,009 21
3 Karrie Webb  Australia 1,535,404 22
4 Lorie Kane  Canada 947,489 27
5 Maria Hjorth  Sweden 848,195 29
6 Rosie Jones  United States 785,010 23
7 Dottie Pepper  United States 776,482 23
8 Mi Hyun Kim  South Korea 762,363 29
9 Laura Diaz  United States 751,466 27
10 Catriona Matthew  Scotland 747,970 29

Full 2001 Official Money List

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner Annika Sörenstam (4)  Sweden
Scoring leader (Vare Trophy) Annika Sörenstam (4)  Sweden
Player of the Year Annika Sörenstam (4)  Sweden
Rookie of the Year Hee-Won Han  South Korea

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