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The HSBC Women's Champions is a women's professional golf tournament on the LPGA Tour. It made its debut in 2008 and its first champion was top-ranked Lorena Ochoa of Mexico, who won by 11 strokes. The tournament was played on the Garden Course of the Tanah Merah Country Club in eastern Singapore, adjacent to Singapore Changi Airport from 2008 to 2012. It is now played at the Serapong Course at the Sentosa Golf Club in Sentosa.

HSBC Women's Champions
HSBC Women's Champions logo.png
Location Singapore
Established 2008
Course(s) Sentosa Golf Club
(Serapong Course)
Par 72
Length 6,600 yards (6,035 m)[1]
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Format Stroke play (no cut)
Prize fund US$1,500,000
Month played March
Aggregate 268 Lorena Ochoa (2008)
To par −20 Lorena Ochoa (2008)
South Korea Inbee Park
Sentosa GC is located in Singapore
Sentosa GC
Sentosa GC
Location in Singapore

HSBC, one of the world's largest financial organizations, is the title sponsor of the tournament. HSBC also sponsors several events on the PGA Tour and from 2005 through 2007 sponsored the HSBC Women's World Match Play Championship on the LPGA Tour.

In 2008 and 2009, entrance in the tournament was open to 78 of the world's top golfers, based on world rankings, recent tour wins, and other criteria.[2] The total purse in the first two years was US$2 million, with the winner's share at $300,000. In 2010, the field was reduced to 63 players and the purse reduced to $1.3 million. The purse increased to $1.4 million in 2011.[3]

As a limited field tournament, there is no cut and all players in the field play all four rounds.

Contents

2014 course layoutEdit

Sentosa Golf Club: Serapong Course[1]

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Metres 354 143 378 489 375 356 451 162 367 3,075 351 347 440 369 140 346 349 163 455 2,960 6,035
Yards 387 156 413 535 410 389 493 177 402 3,362 384 380 481 404 153 378 382 178 498 3,238 6,600
Par 4 3 4 5 4 4 5 3 4 36 4 4 5 4 3 4 4 3 5 36 72

WinnersEdit

Year Dates Champion Country Score Margin
of victory
Course Purse
(US$)
Winner's
share
2017 Mar 2–5 Inbee Park (2)   South Korea 269 (−19) 1 stroke Sentosa Golf Club 1,500,000 225,000
2016 Mar 3–6 Jang Ha-na   South Korea 269 (−19) 4 strokes Sentosa Golf Club 1,500,000 225,000
2015 Mar 5–8 Inbee Park   South Korea 273 (−15) 2 strokes Sentosa Golf Club 1,400,000 210,000
2014 Feb 28 – Mar 2 Paula Creamer   United States 278 (−10) Playoff Sentosa Golf Club 1,400,000 210,000
2013 Feb 26 – Mar 3 Stacy Lewis   United States 273 (−15) 1 stroke Sentosa Golf Club 1,400,000 210,000
2012 Feb 23–26 Angela Stanford   United States 278 (−10) Playoff Tanah Merah Country Club 1,400,000 210,000
2011 Feb 24–27 Karrie Webb   Australia 275 (−13) 1 stroke Tanah Merah Country Club 1,400,000 210,000
2010 Feb 25–28 Ai Miyazato   Japan 278 (−10) 2 strokes Tanah Merah Country Club 1,300,000 195,000
2009 Mar 5–8 Jiyai Shin   South Korea 277 (−11) 2 strokes Tanah Merah Country Club 2,000,000 300,000
2008 Feb 28 – Mar 2 Lorena Ochoa   Mexico 268 (−20) 11 strokes Tanah Merah Country Club 2,000,000 300,000

Tournament recordEdit

Year Player Score Round Course
2017 Inbee Park 64 (−8) 4th Sentosa Golf Club, Tanjong Course
2016 Karrie Webb 65 (−7) 4th Sentosa Golf Club, Serapong Course
2016 Brittany Lang 65 (−7) 4th Sentosa Golf Club, Serapong Course
2016 Jang Ha-na 65 (−7) 4th Sentosa Golf Club, Serapong Course
2015 Ilhee Lee 65 (−7) 4th Sentosa Golf Club, Serapong Course
2013 Azahara Muñoz 65 (−7) 1st Sentosa Golf Club, Serapong Course
2008 Lorena Ochoa 65 (−7) 2nd Tanah Merah Country Club, Garden Course

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Course guide". HSBC Women's Champions. 2014. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "New HSBC Women's Champions Announced for Asia". LPGA. 30 August 2007. Retrieved 5 May 2008. 
  3. ^ Singh, Patwant (7 November 2009). "Golf: HSBC Women's Champions to return in 2010 with smaller field, reduced purse". channelnewsasia.com. Retrieved 15 November 2009. 

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