2006 LPGA Championship
|Dates||June 8–11, 2006|
|Location||Havre de Grace, Maryland|
|Course(s)||Bulle Rock Golf Course|
|Format||Stroke play - 72 holes|
|Length||6,596 yards (6,031 m)|
|Field||150 players, 73 after cut|
|Prize fund||$1.8 million|
|Se Ri Pak|
|280 (−8), playoff|
The 2006 LPGA Championship was the 52nd LPGA Championship, played June 8–11 at Bulle Rock Golf Course in Havre de Grace, Maryland. This was the second of four major championships on the LPGA Tour in 2006.
Se Ri Pak, age 28, won her third LPGA Championship with a playoff victory over Karrie Webb. She three-putted the final hole of regulation to fall into a tie with Webb at 280 (−8), one stroke ahead of Ai Miyazato and Mi Hyun Kim. Pak birdied the first extra hole to gain her fifth major title and 23rd win on the LPGA Tour, the first in two years.
Sunday, June 11, 2006
|Place||Player||Nation||Score||To par||Money ($)|
|T1||Se Ri Pak||South Korea||71-69-71-69=280||−8||Playoff|
|T3||Mi Hyun Kim||South Korea||68-71-71-71=281||−7||105,501|
|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|
|Reilley Rankin||United States||68-73-74-68=283|
|Sung Ah Yim||South Korea||72-68-74-69=283|
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.
|Place||Player||Country||Score||To par||Money ($)|
|1||Se Ri Pak||South Korea||3||−1||270,000|
- "Pak'w spectacular shot ensures LPGA Championship victory". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. Associated Press. June 12, 2006. p. C1.
- "LPGA Championship". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. June 12, 2006. p. C6.
- "Wegmans LPGA Championship: 2006 results". LPGA. Retrieved June 2, 2012.