2006 LPGA Championship

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2006 LPGA Championship
Tournament information
Dates June 8–11, 2006
Location Havre de Grace, Maryland
Course(s) Bulle Rock Golf Course
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Format Stroke play - 72 holes
Statistics
Par 72
Length 6,596 yards (6,031 m)
Field 150 players, 73 after cut
Cut 146 (+2)
Prize fund $1.8 million
Winner's share $270,000
Champion
South Korea Se Ri Pak
280 (−8), playoff
Bulle Rock  Golf Course is located in the US
Bulle Rock  Golf Course
Bulle Rock  
Golf Course
Location in the United States
Bulle Rock  Golf Course is located in Maryland
Bulle Rock  Golf Course
Bulle Rock  
Golf Course
Location in Maryland

The 2006 LPGA Championship was the 52nd LPGA Championship, played June 8–11 at Bulle Rock Golf Course in Havre de Grace, Maryland. This was the second of four major championships on the LPGA Tour in 2006.

Se Ri Pak, age 28, won her third LPGA Championship with a playoff victory over Karrie Webb. She three-putted the final hole of regulation to fall into a tie with Webb at 280 (−8), one stroke ahead of Ai Miyazato and Mi Hyun Kim. Pak birdied the first extra hole to gain her fifth major title and 23rd win on the LPGA Tour, the first in two years.[1]

Final leaderboard[edit]

Sunday, June 11, 2006

Place Player Nation Score To par Money ($)
T1 Se Ri Pak  South Korea 71-69-71-69=280 −8 Playoff
Karrie Webb  Australia 70-70-72-68=280
T3 Mi Hyun Kim  South Korea 68-71-71-71=281 −7 105,501
Ai Miyazato  Japan 68-72-69-72=281
T5 Shi Hyun Ahn  South Korea 69-70-71-72=282 −6 57,464
Pat Hurst  United States 66-71-72-73=282
Cristie Kerr  United States 66-74-74-68=282
Michelle Wie  United States 71-68-71-72=282
T9 Young Kim  South Korea 69-72-73-69=283 −5 34,174
Lorena Ochoa  Mexico 68-72-71-72=283
Reilley Rankin  United States 68-73-74-68=283
Annika Sörenstam  Sweden 71-69-75-68=283
Sung Ah Yim  South Korea 72-68-74-69=283

Source:[2][3]

Playoff[edit]

On the first extra hole, Pak's 201-yard (184 m) approach shot stopped within several inches of the cup and she tapped in for birdie and the title.[1]

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Se Ri Pak  South Korea 3 −1 270,000
2 Karrie Webb  Australia 4 E 163,998

Source:[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Pak'w spectacular shot ensures LPGA Championship victory". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. Associated Press. June 12, 2006. p. C1. 
  2. ^ a b "LPGA Championship". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. June 12, 2006. p. C6. 
  3. ^ "Wegmans LPGA Championship: 2006 results". LPGA. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°32′31″N 76°07′59″W / 39.542°N 76.133°W / 39.542; -76.133