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The 2012 LPGA Championship was the 58th LPGA Championship, held June 7–10 at Locust Hill Country Club in Pittsford, New York, a suburb southeast of Rochester. Known for sponsorship reasons as the Wegmans LPGA Championship, it was the second of four major championships on the LPGA Tour during the 2012 season. This was the third of four consecutive years the LPGA Championship was played at Locust Hill.

2012 LPGA Championship
Tournament information
DatesJune 7–10, 2012
LocationPittsford, New York, U.S.
Course(s)Locust Hill Country Club
Tour(s)LPGA Tour
FormatStroke play - 72 holes
Statistics
Par72
Length6,534 yards (5,975 m)[1]
Field150 players, 73 after cut
Cut151 (+7)
Prize fund$2.5 million[1]
Winner's share$375,000
Champion
China Shanshan Feng
282 (−6)
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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 Shanshan Feng, who won with a 282 (−6), two strokes ahead of four runners-up: Eun-Hee Ji, Stacy Lewis, Mika Miyazato, and Suzann Pettersen. Following the third round, Feng was tied for seventh and three strokes back. In the final round, she shot a bogey-free 67 (−5), the lowest round of the tournament,[2] to secure her first LPGA Tour victory and move from tenth to fifth in the Women's World Golf Rankings.[3] Her best finish in 16 previous majors was a tie for 22nd.[4][5]

Contents

CourseEdit

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total[6]
Yards 414 337 380 532 161 439 178 466 172 3,079 413 511 361 386 400 150 356 478 396 3,451 6,530
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 included 150 players from 25 countries, with the cut to the top 70 players and ties after the second round.

Americas Asia & Pacific Europe
  Argentina (1)   Australia (4)   England (3)
  Canada (6)   China (1)   Finland (1)
  Colombia (1)   Japan (5)   France (1)
  Mexico (1)   Philippines (1)   Germany (1)
  Paraguay (1)   South Korea (26)   Italy (1)
  United States (72)   Taiwan (3)   Netherlands (1)
  Venezuela (1)   Thailand (2)   Norway (1)
  Scotland (2)
  Spain (5)
  Sweden (6)
  Wales (2)

Past champions in the fieldEdit

Made the cutEdit

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Suzann Pettersen   Norway 2007 71 72 71 70 284 −4 T2
Karrie Webb   Australia 2001 74 71 68 72 285 −3 T6
Cristie Kerr   United States 2010 70 76 70 71 287 −1 T12
Se Ri Pak   South Korea 1998, 2002, 2006 70 71 76 73 290 +2 T19
Anna Nordqvist   Sweden 2009 74 77 72 77 300 +12 58
Yani Tseng   Taiwan 2008, 2011 76 75 74 76 301 +13 T59

Missed the cutEdit

Player Country Years won R1 R2 Total To par
Laura Davies   England 1994, 1996 79 77 156 +12

Source:[7][8]

Tournament summaryEdit

First roundEdit

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Place Player Nation Score To par
T1 Ryann O'Toole   United States 69 −3
Beatriz Recari   Spain
Giulia Sergas   Italy
T4 Na Yeon Choi   South Korea 70 −2
Paula Creamer   United States
Jeong Jang   South Korea
Cristie Kerr   United States
Ai Miyazato   Japan
Mika Miyazato   Japan
Se Ri Pak   South Korea

Source:[9]

Second roundEdit

Friday, June 8, 2012

The cut was at 151 (+7) or better with 73 players advancing to play on the weekend.[7] The cut line was five strokes higher than at the 2011 LPGA Championship.

Place Player Nation Score To par
1 Se Ri Pak   South Korea 70-71=141 −3
T2 Paula Creamer   United States 70-72=142 −2
Sandra Gal   Germany 71-71=142
Mika Miyazato   Japan 70-72=142
Inbee Park   South Korea 72-70=142
T6 Na Yeon Choi   South Korea 70-73=143 −1
Mi Jung Hur   South Korea 74-69=143
Eun-Hee Ji   South Korea 75-68=143
Sydnee Michaels   United States 72-71=143
Suzann Pettersen   Norway 71-72=143
So Yeon Ryu   South Korea 73-70=143

Source:[7]

Third roundEdit

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Place Player Nation Score To par
1 Eun-Hee Ji   South Korea 75-68-69=212 −4
2 Karrie Webb   Australia 74-71-68=213 −3
T3 Stacy Lewis   United States 72-72-70=214 −2
Inbee Park   South Korea 72-70-72=214
Suzann Pettersen   Norway 71-72-71=214
Giulia Sergas   Italy 69-76-69=214
T7 Paula Creamer   United States 70-72-73=215 −1
Shanshan Feng   China 72-73-70=215
Jeong Jang   South Korea 70-74-71=215
Jennifer Johnson   United States 73-71-71=215
Sydnee Michaels   United States 72-71-72=215
Mika Miyazato   Japan 70-72-73=215
Sun Young Yoo   South Korea 72-72-71=215

Source:[10]

Final roundEdit

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Place Player Nation Score To par Money ($)
1 Shanshan Feng   China 72-73-70-67=282 −6 375,000
T2 Eun-Hee Ji   South Korea 75-68-69-72=284 −4 158,443
Stacy Lewis   United States 72-72-70-70=284
Mika Miyazato   Japan 70-72-73-69=284
Suzann Pettersen   Norway 71-72-71-70=284
T6 Ai Miyazato   Japan 70-74-73-68=285 −3 73,285
Gerina Piller   United States 74-71-72-68=285
Karrie Webb   Australia 74-71-68-72=285
T9 Paula Creamer   United States 70-72-73-71=286 −2 51,742
Inbee Park   South Korea 72-70-72-72=286
Giulia Sergas   Italy 69-76-69-72=286

Source:[1][8]

ScorecardEdit

Final round

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 4 5 3 4 3 5 3 4 5 4 4 4 3 4 5 4
  Feng −1 −2 −2 −2 −2 −3 −3 −4 −4 −4 −4 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −6 −6
  Ji −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −3 −2 −2 −1 −2 −2 −3 −4 −4 −4
  Lewis −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −3 −3 −3 −2 −1 −2 −3 −3 −3 −3 −4 −4
  M. Miyazato −1 −1 −1 −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −1 −1 −2 −2 −2 −3 −4 −4
  Pettersen −2 −3 −4 −4 −5 −4 −4 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −4 −3 −3 −3 −4 −4
  A. Miyazato +1 +1 +1 E E E −1 −1 −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −3 −3 −3 −3
  Piller E −1 −1 −1 −2 −1 −1 −2 −2 −2 −3 −3 −3 −4 −4 −5 −3 −3
  Webb −4 −4 −3 −3 −3 −3 −2 −3 −3 −3 −4 −3 −3 −2 −2 −3 −4 −3

Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par

Birdie Bogey Double bogey

Source:[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Wegmans LPGA Championship Leaderboard". USA Today. June 10, 2012. Retrieved June 11, 2012.
  2. ^ Mell, Randall (June 10, 2012). "Feng win could inspire Chinese girls". Golf Channel. Retrieved June 11, 2012.
  3. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". Rolex Rankings. June 11, 2012. Retrieved June 11, 2012.
  4. ^ Voepel, Mechelle (June 11, 2012). "Shanshan Feng becomes first winner from China". ESPN W. Archived from the original on June 12, 2012. Retrieved June 12, 2012.
  5. ^ DiMeglio, Steve (June 10, 2012). "Shanshan Feng claims China's first major title in golf". USA Today. Retrieved June 11, 2012.
  6. ^ "Course Overview - Locust Hill Country Club". Wegmans LPGA Championship. Archived from the original on June 11, 2012. Retrieved June 4, 2012.
  7. ^ a b c "Second round leaderboard, 2012 Wegmans LPGA Championship". LPGA. June 8, 2012. Retrieved June 8, 2012.
  8. ^ a b "Final round leaderboard, 2012 Wegmans LPGA Championship". LPGA. June 10, 2012. Retrieved June 10, 2012.
  9. ^ "First round leaderboard, 2012 Wegmans LPGA Championship". LPGA. June 7, 2012. Retrieved June 7, 2012.
  10. ^ "Third round leaderboard, 2012 Wegmans LPGA Championship". LPGA. Retrieved June 9, 2012.
  11. ^ "Wegmans LPGA Championship". Golf Channel. Retrieved September 4, 2018.

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