With a win at the AIG Women’s Open, Anna Nordqvist claimed the LPGA’s final major trophy up for grabs in 2021. The Swede joined Patty Tavatanakit (ANA Inspiration), Yuka Saso (U.S. Women’s Open), Nelly Korda (Women’s PGA Championship) and Minjee Lee (Evian Championship) as the year’s major champions.

Here’s a look-back at the 2021 LPGA Tour season’s five major champs, including scores, stats, and photos.

Patty Tavatanakit Wins 2021 ANA Inspiration

Patty Tavatanakit Wins ANA Inspiration
Patty Tavatanakit poses with the trophy after winning the ANA Inspiration at the Dinah Shore course at Mission Hills CC on April 04, 2021 in Rancho Mirage, CA. (Photo by Michael Owens/Getty Images)

Storyline: A new star is born: Tavatanakit became the sixth player in tour history to earn her first career victory at a major. Recap

2021 ANA Inspiration

Dates: April 1-4, 2021
Where: Rancho Mirage, Ca.
Course: Mission Hills CC (Dinah Shore)
Distance: Par 72, 6763 yards

Champion: Patty Tavatanakit

Age: 21
Nationality Thailand
Height: 5′ 5″
Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
Winnings: $465,000
Scores: 66, 69, 67, 68
Driving: 323 yards
Fairways: 37/56, 66.1%
Greens: 61/72, 84.7%
Scoring: 2 Eagles, 18 Birdies, 48 Pars, 4 Bogeys

ANA Inspiration: Top 5

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Patty Tavatanakit -18 (-4)
2. Lydia Ko -16 (-10)
3. Sei Young Kim -11 (-6)
3. Nelly Korda -11 (-6)
3. Nanna Koerstz Madsen -11 (-6)
3. Shanshan Feng -11 (-3)


Yuka Saso Claims Playoff Win at U.S. Women’s Open

Yuka Saso
Yuka Saso with her father Masakazu Saso (L), and caddie Lionel Matichuk pose with the Harton S. Semple Trophy after winning the 76th U.S. Women’s Open Championship at The Olympic Club on June 6, 2021 in San Francisco, CA. (Photo by Ezra Shaw via Getty Images)

Storyline: 19-year-old phenom becomes the first major champion, male or female, from the Philippines. Recap

2021 U.S. Women’s Open

Dates: June 3-6, 2021
Where: San Francisco, Calif.
Course: The Olympic Club (Lake)
Distance: Par 71, 6546 yards

Champion: Yuka Saso

Age: 19
Nationality Philippines
Height: 5′ 5″
Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1
Winnings: $1,000,000
Scores: 69, 67, 71, 73
Driving: 250.0 yards
Fairways: 33/56, 58.9%
Greens: 47/72, 65.3%
Scoring: 17 Birdies, 44 Pars, 9 Bogeys, 2 Doubles

2021 U.S. Open: Top 5

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Yuka Saso -4 (+1)
2. Nasa Hataoka -4 (-4)
3. Lexi Thompson -3 (+3)
4. Megan Khang -2 (-2)
4. Shanshan Feng -2 (-1)


Nelly Korda Wins First Major at KPMG Women’s PGA

Nelly Korda Wins KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
Nelly Korda poses with the trophy after winning the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club on June 27, 2021 in Johns Creek, GA. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox via Getty Images)

Storyline: With back-to-back wins, and her first major, the American star moves to world No. 1. Recap

2021 KPMG Women’s PGA

Dates: June 24-27, 2021
Where: John’s Creek, Ga.
Course: Atlanta Athletic Club
Distance: Par 72, 6831 yards

Champion: Nelly Korda

Age: 23
Nationality: American
Height: 5′ 10″
Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1
Winnings: $675,000
Scores: 70, 63, 68, 68
Driving: 268.0 yards
Fairways: 35/56 64.2%
Greens: 61/72, 84.7%
Scoring: 2 Eagles, 20 Birdies, 46 Pars, 3 Bogeys, 1 Double

KPMG Women’s PGA: Top 5

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Nelly Korda -19 (-4)
2. Lizette Salas -16 (-6)
3. Hyo Joo Kim -10 (-4)
3. Giulia Molinaro -10 (E)
5. Danielle Kang -8 (-5)
5. Patty Tavatanakit -8 (+2)


Minjee Lee Wins First Major With Historic Comeback at Evian Championship

Minjee Lee Wins Evian Championship
Minjee Lee celebrates after winning The Amundi Evian Championship at Evian Resort Golf Club on July 25, 2021 in Evian-les-Bains, France. (Photo by Stuart Franklin via Getty Images)

Storyline: Overcame a record-tying seven-stroke deficit to claim her maiden major title. Recap

The 2021 Evian Championship

Dates: July 22-25, 2021
Where: Evian-Les-Bains, France
Course: Evian Resort Golf Club
Distance: Par 71, 6523 yards

Champion: Minjee Lee

Age: 25
Nationality: Australia
Height: 5′ 5″
Golf Ball: Srixon Z Star
Winnings: $675,000
Scores: 68, 69, 65, 64
Driving: 258.0 yards
Fairways: 38/52, 73.1%
Greens: 51/72, 71.3%
Scoring: 2 Eagles, 23 Birdies, 38 Pars, 9 Bogeys

Evian Championship: Top 5

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Minjee Lee -18 (-7)
2. Jeongeun Lee6 -18 (E)
3. Yealimi Noh -17 (-4)
4. Ayaka Furue -15 (-4)
5. Atthaya Thitikul -15 (-7)


Anna Nordqvist Wins Third Career Major at AIG Women’s Open

Anna Nordqvist Wins 2021 AIG Women's Open
Anna Nordqvist poses with the trophy after winning the AIG Women’s Open at Carnoustie on Aug 22, 2021 in Carnoustie, Scotland. (Photo by Chloe Knott / R&A via Getty Images)

Storyline: Swede wins first tour trophy since 2017, and third major in a third decade. Recap

The 2021 AIG Women’s Open

Dates: Aug. 19-22, 2021
Where: Carnoustie, Scotland
Course: Carnoustie Golf Links
Distance: Par 71, 6649yards

Champion: Anna Nordqvist

Age: 34
Nationality: Sweden
Height: 6′
Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
Winnings: $870,000
Scores: 71, 71, 65, 69
Driving: 258.0 yards
Fairways: 42/60, 70.0%
Greens: 57/72, 79.2%
Scoring: 18 Birdies, 48 Pars, 6 Bogeys

AIG Women’s Open: Top 5

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Anna Nordqvist -12 (-3)
2. Georgia Hall -11 (-5)
2. Madelene Sagstrom -11 (-4)
2. Lizette Salas -11 (-3)
5. Minjee Lee -10 (E)
5. Nanna Koerstz Madsen -10 (-1)

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