Japan Women's Open Golf Championship

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Japan Women's Open
Tournament information
Location Varies – Ishikawa in 2015
Established 1968
Course(s) Varies – Katayamazu Golf Club in 2015
Organized by JGA
Tour(s) LPGA of Japan Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund ¥140,000,000
Month played October
Current champion
South Korea Chun In-gee

The Japan Women's Open Golf Championship (日本女子オープンゴルフ選手権競技 Nihon Joshi ōpun gorufu senshuken kyōgi?) is Japan's national women's open golf championship. From 2006 (as of 2011) it is one of the two richest tournaments on the LPGA of Japan Tour, with a prize fund of 140 million Yen.

Tournament names through the years:

  • 1968–1970: TBS Women's Open
  • 1971–present: Japan Women's Open Golf Championship

Winners[edit]

Year Champion Country Venue Location Score To par Purse
(¥)
Winner's
share (¥)
2015 Chun In-gee  South Korea Katayamazu Golf Club, Hakusan Course Kaga-shi, Ishikawa 286 -2 140,000,000 28,000,000
2014 Teresa Lu  Taiwan Biwako Country Club Rittō, Shiga 280 −8 140,000,000 28,000,000
2013 Mika Miyazato  Japan Sagamihara Golf Club, East Course Sagamihara, Kanagawa 288 E 140,000,000 28,000,000
2012 Shanshan Feng  China Yokohama County Club, West Course Yokohama, Kanagawa 288 E 140,000,000 28,000,000

Future sites[edit]

  Year   Course Location Dates
2016 Karasuyamajo Country Club Nasukarasuyama, Tochigi Sep 29–Oct 2
2017 Abiko Golf Club Abiko, Chiba TBA
2018 Chiba Country Club Noda Course Noda, Chiba TBA

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