LPGA Taiwan Championship

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LPGA Taiwan Championship
Tournament information
Location Taipei, Taiwan
Established 2011
Course(s) Miramar Golf Country Club
Par 72
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Format Stroke play – 72 holes, no cut
Prize fund US$2.0 million
Month played October
Tournament record score
Aggregate 266 Inbee Park (2014)
To par −22 as above
Current champion
South Korea Jang Ha-na
Taipei is located in Taiwan
Taipei
Taipei
Location in Taiwan

The LPGA Taiwan Championship is a women's professional golf tournament in Taiwan on the LPGA Tour. It debuted as the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship in 2011 at the Sunrise Golf & Country Club in Yangmei. It was the first LPGA tournament ever played in Taiwan. It moved to Miramar Golf Country Club in Taipei and was renamed to the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship in 2014.

The field is limited to 90 players who will play all 72 holes; however, there is a cut for LPGA season-long points championship purposes at the end of 72 holes of the top 40 and ties. Only the players who make this cut will earn points towards 72nd place or better to qualify for the season-ending CME Group Tour Championship.

Tournament names:

  • 2011–13: Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship
  • 2014–16: Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship
  • 2017: Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship

Host courses:

  • 2011–13: Sunrise Golf & Country Club
  • 2014–16: Miramar Golf Country Club

Winners

Year Dates Champion Country Winning
score
To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up Purse
(US$)
Winner's
share
2016 6–9 Oct Jang Ha-na  South Korea 69-69-62-71=271 −17 1 stroke China Shanshan Feng 2,000,000 300,000
2015 22–25 Oct Lydia Ko  New Zealand 69-67-67-65=268 −20 9 strokes South Korea Eun-Hee Ji
South Korea So Yeon Ryu
2,000,000 300,000
2014 30 Oct – 2 Nov Inbee Park  South Korea 64-62-69-71=266 −22 2 strokes United States Stacy Lewis 2,000,000 300,000
2013 24–27 Oct Suzann Pettersen  Norway 68-69-73-69=279 −9 5 strokes Spain Azahara Muñoz 2,000,000 300,000
2012 25–28 Oct Suzann Pettersen  Norway 69-65-66-69=269 −19 3 strokes South Korea Inbee Park 2,000,000 300,000
2011 20–23 Oct Yani Tseng  Taiwan 68-71-67-66=272 −16 5 strokes Spain Azahara Muñoz
South Korea Amy Yang
2,000,000 300,000

Tournament record[edit]

Year Player Score Round Course
2012 South Korea Inbee Park 64 (−8) 3rd Sunrise Golf & Country Club
2014 South Korea Mirim Lee 62 (−10) 2nd Miramar Golf Country Club
2014 South Korea Inbee Park 62 (−10) 2nd Miramar Golf Country Club
2016 England Jodi Ewart 62 (−10) 3rd Miramar Golf Country Club
2016 South Korea Jang Ha-na 62 (−10) 3rd Miramar Golf Country Club

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Coordinates: 25°06′00″N 121°18′18″E / 25.100°N 121.305°E / 25.100; 121.305