2001 Women's British Open

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2001 Women's British Open
Tournament information
Dates 2–5 August 2001
Location Sunningdale, Berkshire, England
Course(s) Sunningdale Golf Club
Old Course
Organized by Ladies' Golf Union
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Ladies European Tour
Par 72
Length 6,255 yards (5,720 m)[1]
Field 144 players, 70 after cut
Cut 146 (+2)
Prize fund $1,500,000
Winner's share $221,650
South Korea Se-Ri Pak
277 (−11)
SunningdaleGolf Club is located in England
SunningdaleGolf Club
Golf Club
Location in England

The 2001 Women's British Open was held 2–5 August at the Old Course of Sunningdale Golf Club in Sunningdale, Berkshire, England. It was the 26th edition of the Women's British Open, and the first as a major championship on the LPGA Tour. It replaced the du Marier Classic in Canada as the fourth and final major championship of the season. The event was televised by ESPN and ABC Sports in the United States and BBC Sport in the United Kingdom.

Se-Ri Pak won the third of her five major titles, two strokes ahead of runner-up Mi Hyun Kim. Four strokes back after 54 holes, Pak eagled the first hole on Sunday and shot a final round 66 (−6) to finish at 277 (−11).[2]

Final leaderboard[edit]

Sunday, 5 August 2001

Place Player Nation Score To par Money ($)
1 Se-Ri Pak  South Korea 71-70-70-66=277 −11 221,650
2 Mi Hyun Kim  South Korea 72-65-71-71=279 −9 143,000
T3 Laura Diaz  United States 74-70-69-67=280 −8 74,092
Catriona Matthew  Scotland 70-65-72-73=280
Janice Moodie  Scotland 67-70-71-72=280
Iben Tinning  Denmark 71-69-72-68=280
T7 Marina Arruti  Spain 71-73-70-67=281 −7 36,608
Kasumi Fujii  Japan 71-71-69-70=281
Kathryn Imrie  Scotland 75-71-68-67=281
Kelli Kuehne  United States 71-70-71-69=281
Kristal Parker-Manzo  United States 72-71-71-67=281



  1. ^ a b "Scoreboard: Women's British Open". Eugene Register-Guard. 6 August 2001. p. 5E. 
  2. ^ a b Millward, Robert (6 August 2001). "Major step". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. p. C-2. 

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