2013 Kraft Nabisco Championship

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2013 Kraft Nabisco Championship
Tournament information
Dates April 4–7, 2013
Location Rancho Mirage, California
Course(s) Mission Hills Country Club
Dinah Shore Tournament Course
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Format Stroke play - 72 holes
Statistics
Par 72
Length 6,738 yards (6,161 m)[1]
Field 111 players, 73 after cut
Cut 149 (+5)
Prize fund $2.0 million
Winner's share $300,000
Champion
South Korea Inbee Park
273 (–15)

The 2013 Kraft Nabisco Championship was the 42nd Kraft Nabisco Championship, held April 4–7 at the Dinah Shore Tournament Course of Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California. In its 31st year as a major championship, Inbee Park won her second major title, four strokes ahead of runner-up So Yeon Ryu.[2][3]

It was the first of Park's three consecutive major victories in 2013; the first to win the opening three majors of a season since Babe Zaharias in 1950.[4]

Field[edit]

The field of 111 players included nine amateurs.[5]

Past champions in the field[edit]

Mission Hills Country Club is located in the US
Mission Hills Country Club
Mission Hills Country Club
Location in the United States

Made the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Karrie Webb  Australia 2000, 2006 72 71 67 72 282 –6 T5
Stacy Lewis  United States 2011 73 71 71 72 287 –1 T32
Yani Tseng  Taiwan 2010 72 75 69 74 290 +2 T48
Morgan Pressel  United States 2007 72 75 72 73 292 +4 T52

Missed the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Juli Inkster  United States 1984, 1989 77 74 151 +7
Brittany Lincicome  United States 2009 77 74 151 +7
Helen Alfredsson  Sweden 1993 75 77 152 +8
Pat Hurst  United States 1998 74 78 152 +8
Sun-Young Yoo  South Korea 2012 77 76 153 +9
Amy Alcott  United States 1983, 1988, 1991 81 80 161 +17

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Na Yeon Choi, Jodi Ewart Shadoff, and Suzann Pettersen shot 68 (–4) to hold a three-way tie for the lead, with Anna Nordqvist and Amy Yang a stroke back. Defending champion Sun-Young Yoo was tied for 90th place after a 77 (+5). World number one Stacy Lewis, the 2011 champion, had a triple bogey on the 14th hole leading to a 73, five strokes behind the leaders.[6][7]

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Na Yeon Choi  South Korea 68 –4
Jodi Ewart Shadoff  England
Suzann Pettersen  Norway
T4 Anna Nordqvist  Sweden 69 –3
Amy Yang  South Korea
T6 Jacqui Concolino  United States 70 –2
Moriya Jutanugarn  Thailand
Jessica Korda  United States
Caroline Masson  Germany
Hee Young Park  South Korea
Inbee Park  South Korea
Jane Park  United States
Lizette Salas  United States
Giulia Sergas  Italy
Jiyai Shin  South Korea
Angela Stanford  United States

Source:[7]

Second round[edit]

Friday, April 5, 2013

The cut came at 149 (+5) with 73 players continuing to the weekend, including five of the nine amateurs. Reigning Vare Trophy winner Inbee Park shot 67 (–5) to move into first place with a one-stroke lead over Lizette Salas. Round one co-leaders Shadoff, Choi, and Pettersen fell to three, six, and six strokes back, respectively. Defending champion Yoo missed the cut—the first time in Kraft Nabisco Championship history.[citation needed] Two players, Jeong Jang and Yi Eun-jung, withdrew before completing round two.[8][9]

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Inbee Park  South Korea 70-67=137 –7
2 Lizette Salas  United States 70-68=138 –6
T3 Caroline Hedwall  Sweden 71-68=139 –5
Giulia Sergas  Italy 70-69=139
T5 Jodi Ewart Shadoff  England 68-72=140 –4
Hee Young Park  South Korea 70-70=140
Pornanong Phatlum  Thailand 71-69=140
T8 Haeji Kang  South Korea 72-69=141 –3
Anna Nordqvist  Sweden 69-72=141
Se Ri Pak  South Korea 72-69=141
Jiyai Shin  South Korea 70-71=141

Source:[10]

Amateurs: Hedberg (E), Ko (+2), Meadow (+2), Ramsey (+2), Yin (+4), Duncan (+6), Chen (+7), Hall (+10), Lendl (+29).

Third round[edit]

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Park and Salas retained their first and second place positions, with Park opening up the lead to three strokes after shooting a bogey-free 67 (–5) and 204 (–12). Six players were tied for third, three shots behind Salas at 210, including Angela Stanford, with a round-low 66 (–6) on Saturday.[11]

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Inbee Park  South Korea 70-67-67=204 –12
2 Lizette Salas  United States 70-68-69=207 –9
T3 Karine Icher  France 72-70-68=210 –6
Jessica Korda  United States 70-72-68=210
Suzann Pettersen  Norway 68-75-67=210
Pornanong Phatlum  Thailand 71-69-70=210
Angela Stanford  United States 70-74-66=210
Karrie Webb  Australia 72-71-67=210
T9 Paula Creamer  United States 74-68-69=211 –5
Caroline Hedwall  Sweden 71-68-72=211

Source:[12]

Final round[edit]

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Again in the final pairing, Park birdied the first hole while Salas double-bogeyed to double the lead to six strokes. Playing nearly an hour ahead, So Yeon Ryu shot a bogey-free 65 (–7) to climb the leaderboard into solo second place. Park finished with a 69 (–3) to finish with a four-stroke margin over Ryu. Salas shot a 79 (+7) and fell to a tie for 25th place at 286 (–2).[2][3]

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Inbee Park  South Korea 70-67-67-69=273 –15 300,000
2 So Yeon Ryu  South Korea 73-71-68-65=277 –11 187,073
T3 Caroline Hedwall  Sweden 71-68-72-68=279 –9 120,345
Suzann Pettersen  Norway 68-75-67-69=279
T5 Haeji Kang  South Korea 72-69-73-68=282 –6 76,816
Karrie Webb  Australia 72-71-68-72=282
T7 Jodi Ewart Shadoff  England 68-72-74-69=283 –5 44,980
Catriona Matthew  Scotland 72-73-70-68=283
Anna Nordqvist  Sweden 69-72-72-70=283
Hee Young Park  South Korea 70-70-72-71=283
Giulia Sergas  Italy 70-69-76-68=283
Jiyai Shin  South Korea 70-71-71-71=283

Source:[13][14]

Amateurs:Ko (–2), Meadow (+1), Ramsey (+2), Yin (+5), Hedberg (+13).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kraft Nabisco Championship Course Info". LPGA. Retrieved April 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Elliott, Mick (April 7, 2013). "Park cruises to second major title and No. 2 ranking". LPGA. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Inbee Park wins Kraft by 4 shots". ESPN. Associated Press. April 8, 2013. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Inbee Park claims historic win". ESPN. Associated Press. June 30, 2013. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Kraft Nabisco Championship – Final Field". LPGA. Retrieved April 1, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Trio tied atop Kraft Nabisco". ESPN. Associated Press. April 4, 2013. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Kraft Nabisco Championship Round 1 Scoring". LPGA. April 4, 2013. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Kraft Nabisco Championship Round Two Notes and Interviews". LPGA. April 5, 2013. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Inbee Park takes lead at Kraft". ESPN. Associated Press. April 5, 2013. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Kraft Nabisco Championship Round 2 Scoring". LPGA. April 5, 2013. Retrieved April 6, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Inbee Park cards 67, up 3 at Kraft". ESPN. Associated Press. April 6, 2013. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Kraft Nabisco Championship Round 3 Scoring". LPGA. April 6, 2013. Retrieved April 6, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Kraft Nabisco Championship Round 4 Scoring". LPGA. April 7, 2013. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Leaderboard: 2013 Kraft Nabisco Championship". Yahoo! Sports. April 7, 2013. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 

External links[edit]

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