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The 2010 LPGA Championship was the 56th LPGA Championship, held June 24–27 at Locust Hill Country Club in Pittsford, New York, a suburb southeast of Rochester. Known for sponsorship reasons as the LPGA Championship presented by Wegmans, it was the second of four major championships on the LPGA Tour during the 2010 season.

2010 LPGA Championship
Tournament information
DatesJune 24–27, 2010
LocationPittsford, New York, U.S.
Course(s)Locust Hill Country Club
Tour(s)LPGA Tour
FormatStroke play - 72 holes
Statistics
Par72
Length6,506 yards (5,949 m)[1]
Field150 players, 73 after cut
Cut148 (+4)
Prize fund$2.25 million
Winner's share$337,500
Champion
United States Cristie Kerr
269 (−19)
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Locust Hill CC is located in the United States
Locust Hill CC
Locust Hill CC
Location in the United States
Locust Hill Country Club is located in New York
Locust Hill Country Club
Locust Hill Country Club
Location in New York

The champion was Cristie Kerr, age 32, with a 269 (−19) to win by twelve strokes over Song-Hee Kim. It was Kerr's second major championship and fourteenth career win on the LPGA Tour, and vaulted her from fifth to first in the world rankings.[2]

This was the first of four consecutive years the LPGA Championship was played at Locust Hill; the previous five editions were played at Bulle Rock Golf Course in Havre de Grace, Maryland. The LPGA had an annual tour event at Locust Hill since 1979; first known as The Sarah Coventry, it became the Wegmans LPGA in 1998 and was played through 2009.

Contents

Course layoutEdit

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total[3]
Yards 414 337 380 532 161 439 178 466 172 3,079 413 509 361 386 400 150 341 478 387 3,425 6,504
Par 4 4 4 5 3 4 3 5 3 35 4 5 4 4 4 3 4 5 4 37 72

FieldEdit

The field was composed of 150 players, with the cut to the top 70 players and ties after the second round.

Past champions in the fieldEdit

Made the cutEdit

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Karrie Webb   Australia 2001 72 72 69 71 284 −4 T5
Suzann Pettersen   Norway 2007 74 72 69 71 286 −2 T11
Yani Tseng   Taiwan 2008 75 71 70 73 289 +1 T19
Anna Nordqvist   Sweden 2009 73 72 73 72 290 +2 T25
Laura Davies   England 1994, 1996 75 69 76 73 290 +5 T47
Juli Inkster   United States 1999, 2000 71 74 77 74 296 +8 T62

Missed the cutEdit

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Se Ri Pak   South Korea 1998, 2002, 2006 79 75 154 +10
Meg Mallon   United States 1991 81 78 159 +15
Nancy Lopez   United States 1978, 1985, 1989 87 86 173 +29

Round summariesEdit

First roundEdit

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Place Player Nation Score To par
T1 Cristie Kerr   United States 68 −4
Seon Hwa Lee   South Korea
Stacy Lewis   United States
T4 Mika Miyazato   Japan 69 −3
Inbee Park   South Korea
Lindsey Wright   Australia
T7 Heather Bowie Young   United States 70 −2
Christina Kim   United States
Teresa Lu   Taiwan
Louise Stahle   Sweden

Source:[4]

Second roundEdit

Friday, June 25, 2010

The cut was at 148 (+4) or better and 73 players advanced to play on the weekend.

Place Player Nation Score To par
1 Cristie Kerr   United States 68-66=134 −10
T2 Mika Miyazato   Japan 69-70=139 −5
Inbee Park   South Korea 69-70=139
T4 Brittany Lincicome   United States 71-69=139 −4
Amy Yang   South Korea 73-67=140
T6 Jimin Kang   South Korea 74-67=141 −3
Na-On Min   South Korea 74-67=141
Azahara Muñoz   Spain 72-69=141
Michele Redman   United States 74-67=141
T10 I.K. Kim   South Korea 72-70=142 −2
Stacy Lewis   United States 68-74=142
Jiyai Shin   South Korea 72-70=142

Third roundEdit

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Place Player Nation Score To par
1 Cristie Kerr   United States 68-66-69=203 −13
T2 Jimin Kang   South Korea 74-67-70=211 −5
Mika Miyazato   Japan 69-70-72=211
Azahara Muñoz   Spain 72-69-70=211
T5 Song-Hee Kim   South Korea 72-71-69=212 −4
Jiyai Shin   South Korea 72-70-70=212
7 Karrie Webb   Australia 72-72-69=213 −3
T8 Meaghan Francella   United States 73-71-70=214 −2
I.K. Kim   South Korea 72-70-72=214
Catriona Matthew   Scotland 74-71-69=214
Inbee Park   South Korea 69-70-75=214
Sarah Jane Smith   Australia 74-71-69=214

Final roundEdit

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Place Player Nation Score To par Money ($)
1 Cristie Kerr   United States 68-66-69-66=269 −19 337,500
2 Song-Hee Kim   South Korea 72-71-69-69=281 −7 207,790
T3 Ai Miyazato   Japan 76-71-70-66=283 −5 133,672
Jiyai Shin   South Korea 72-70-70-71=283
T5 I.K. Kim   South Korea 72-70-72-70=284 −4 85,323
Karrie Webb   Australia 72-72-69-71=284
T7 Meaghan Francella   United States 73-71-70-71=285 −3 54,323
Jimin Kang   South Korea 74-67-70-74=285
Inbee Park   South Korea 69-70-75-71=285
Morgan Pressel   United States 72-76-68-69=285

Source:[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 LPGA Championship – results". LPGA. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
  2. ^ "American Cristie Kerr becomes top-ranked women's golfer in the world". Press of Atlantic City. June 28, 2010. Retrieved June 5, 2012.
  3. ^ "Course overview". wegmanslpga.org. Archived from the original on June 11, 2012. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
  4. ^ "2010 LPGA Championship: leaderboard". Yahoo Sports. Retrieved June 5, 2012.
  5. ^ "Wegmans LPGA Championship: 2010 results". LPGA. Retrieved June 2, 2012.

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