2013 Kraft Nabisco Championship
|Dates||April 4–7, 2013|
|Location||Rancho Mirage, California|
|Course(s)||Mission Hills Country Club
Dinah Shore Tournament Course
|Format||Stroke play - 72 holes|
|Length||6,738 yards (6,161 m)|
|Field||111 players, 73 after cut|
|Prize fund||$2.0 million|
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.
The field of 111 players included nine amateurs.
Past champions in the field
Made the cut
|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|
|Morgan Pressel||United States||2007||72||75||72||73||292||+4||T52|
Missed the cut
|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|
|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|
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.
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. Two players, Jeong Jang and Yi Eun-jung, withdrew before completing round two.
|1||Inbee Park||South Korea||70-67=137||–7|
|2||Lizette Salas||United States||70-68=138||–6|
|T5||Jodi Ewart Shadoff||England||68-72=140||–4|
|Hee Young Park||South Korea||70-70=140|
|T8||Haeji Kang||South Korea||72-69=141||–3|
|Se Ri Pak||South Korea||72-69=141|
|Jiyai Shin||South Korea||70-71=141|
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.
|1||Inbee Park||South Korea||70-67-67=204||–12|
|2||Lizette Salas||United States||70-68-69=207||–9|
|Jessica Korda||United States||70-72-68=210|
|Angela Stanford||United States||70-74-66=210|
|T9||Paula Creamer||United States||74-68-69=211||–5|
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).
|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|
|T5||Haeji Kang||South Korea||72-69-73-68=282||–6||76,816|
|T7||Jodi Ewart Shadoff||England||68-72-74-69=283||–5||44,980|
|Hee Young Park||South Korea||70-70-72-71=283|
|Jiyai Shin||South Korea||70-71-71-71=283|
Amateurs:Ko (–2), Meadow (+1), Ramsey (+2), Yin (+5), Hedberg (+13).
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