2003 Women's British Open

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2003 Women's British Open
Tournament information
Dates 31 July – 3 August 2003
Location Lancashire, England
Course(s) Royal Lytham & St Annes
Golf Club
Organized by Ladies' Golf Union
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Ladies European Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 6,308 yards (5,768 m)[1]
Field 144 players, 68 after cut
Cut 147 (+3)
Prize fund $1,600,000
1,435,782
Winner's share $254,880
€228,720
Champion
Sweden Annika Sörenstam
278 (−10)
Lytham &St Annes is located in England
Lytham &St Annes
Lytham &
St Annes
Location in England

The 2003 Women's British Open was held 31 July to 3 August at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club in Lancashire, England. It was the 28th edition of the Women's British Open, and the third as a major championship on the LPGA Tour. TNT Sports and ABC Sports televised the event in the United States and BBC Sport in the United Kingdom.

Annika Sörenstam won the sixth of her ten major titles, one stroke ahead of runner-up Se-Ri Pak, the 2001 champion. The victory completed the career grand slam for Sörenstam.[2]

Course layout[edit]

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 198 390 410 357 170 474 542 389 144 3,074 311 465 151 324 418 455 333 406 371 3,234 6,308
Par 3 4 4 4 3 5 5 4 3 35 4 5 3 4 4 5 4 4 4 37 72

Source:[1]

Field[edit]

Past champions in the field[edit]

Player Country Year won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Se-Ri Pak  South Korea 2001 69 69 69 72 279 −9 2
Karrie Webb  Australia 2002 67 72 70 71 280 −8 T3

Final leaderboard[edit]

Sunday, 3 August 2003

Place Player Nation Score To par Money ($)
1 Annika Sörenstam  Sweden 68-72-68-70=278 −10 254,880
2 Se-Ri Pak  South Korea 69-69-69-72=279 −9 159,300
T3 Grace Park  South Korea 74-65-71-70=280 −8 99,563
Karrie Webb  Australia 67-72-70-71=280
5 Patricia Meunier-Lebouc  France 70-69-67-76=282 −6 71,685
T6 Vicki Goetze-Ackerman  United States 73-71-68-71=283 −5 58,941
Wendy Ward  United States 67-71-69-76=283
8 Sophie Gustafson  Sweden 73-69-71-71=284 −4 50,976
9 Young Kim  South Korea 73-70-72-70=285 −3 46,197
T10 Candie Kung  Taiwan 73-71-69-73=286 −2 39,825
Gloria Park  South Korea 70-75-69-72=286

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Annika Sorenstam: 2003 Weetabix Women's British Open". Ladies European Tour. 3 August 2003. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Millward, Robert (4 August 2013). "Sorenstam caps slam with British Open title". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. p. C-1. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°44′58″N 3°01′05″W / 53.7495°N 3.0180°W / 53.7495; -3.0180