Photos: 2018 LPGA Tour Winners

In this post, we’ll keep track of the weekly winners during the 2018 LPGA Tour season, starting with the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic in January, and ending with the CME Group Tour Championship in November.


LINCICOME REPEATS AT PURE SILK-BAHAMAS LPGA

THE SKINNY
What: Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic
When: Jan. 28, 2018
Where: Ocean Club GC, Nassau (BHS)
Winner: Brittany Lincicome
Winnings: $210k, 500 CME Points

Brittany Lincicome fired a 7-under par 66 on Sunday to capture her second-straight Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic title. After four days of stops and starts due to treacherous winds, it was the defending champion who emerged from a crowded leaderboard to lift the trophy in the Bahamas. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5
1 Brittany Lincicome -12
2 Wei Ling Hsu -10
3 Amy Yang -9
3 Shanshan Feng -9
5 Danielle Kang -8


ROOKIE KO WINS ISPS HANDA WOMEN’S AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Jin Young Ko

THE SKINNY
What: ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open
When: Feb. 18, 2018
Where: Kooyonga GC, Adelaide (AUS)
Winner: Jin Young Ko
Winnings: $195k, 500 CME Points

Jin Young Ko shot a final-round 3-under 69 to secure a wire-to-wire victory at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open. The Korean star, who entered the day with a four-shot lead, birdied the first two holes on Sunday to move ahead by six shots. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5
1 Jin Young Ko -14
2 Hye Jin Choi -11
3 Hannah Green -10
4 Katherine Kirk -9
5 Marina Alex -7
5 Minjee Lee -7


JESSICA KORDA GOES WIRE-TO-WIRE TO WIN HONDA LPGA THAILAND

JESSICA KORDA

THE SKINNY
What: Honda LPGA Thailand
When: Feb. 25, 2018
Where: Siam CC (Old), Chonburi (THA)
Winner: Jessica Korda
Winnings: $240k, 500 CME Points

Jessica Korda shot a final-round 5-under 67 to capture the 2018 Honda LPGA Thailand with a tournament-record 25-under par, four clear of compatriot Lexi Thompson and Thai Moriya Jutanugarn. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5
1 Jessica Korda -25
2 Lexi Thompson -21
2 Moriya Jutanugarn -21
4 Minjee Lee -18
5 Shanshan Feng -17
5 Ariya Jutanugarn -17


MICHELLE WIE WINS HSBC WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

MICHELLE WIE WINS HSBC WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

THE SKINNY
What: HSBC Women’s World Championship
When: Mar. 4, 2018
Where: Sentosa GC (New), Singapore
Winner: Michelle Wie
Winnings: $225k, 500 CME Points

Highlighted by a 35-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole, Michelle Wie posted a final-round 7-under 65 to capture the HSBC Women’s World Championship by one stroke over Nelly Korda, Danielle Kang, Brooke Henderson and Jenny Shin. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5
1 Michelle Wie -17
2 Jenny Shin -16
2 Brooke Henderson -16
2 Danielle Kang -16
2 Nelly Korda -16


PARK CRUISES TO FIVE-SHOT VICTORY AT FOUNDERS CUP

Inbee Park 2018 Bank of Hope Founders Cup

THE SKINNY
What: Bank of Hope Founders Cup
When: Mar. 18, 2018
Where: Wildfire GC, Phoenix (AZ)
Winner: Inbee Park
Winnings: $225k, 500 CME Points

Inbee Park shot a final-round 5-under par 67 to capture the 2018 Bank of Hope Founders Cup by five shots. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5
1 Inbee Park -19
2 Marina Alex -14
2 Laura Davies -14
2 Ariya Jutanugarn -14
5 In Gee Chun -13
5 Megan Khang -13


EUN-HEE JI SHOOTS 67 TO CAPTURE 2018 KIA CLASSIC

Eun-Hee Ji-Wins-2018-Kia-Classic
Credit: AP/Yonhap

THE SKINNY
What: Kia Classic
When: Mar. 25, 2018
Where: Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Carlsbad (CA)
Winner: Eun-Hee Ji
Winnings: $270k, 500 CME Points

Eun-Hee Ji shot a final-round 5-under par 67 to capture the 2018 Kia Classic by two shots over Cristie Kerr and Lizette Salas. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5
1 Eun-Hee Ji -16
2 Cristie Kerr -14
2 Lizette Salas -14
4 Jane Park -13
4 Kris Tamulis -13
4 In-Kyung Kim -13


LINDBERG GRINDS TO MAIDEN WIN AT ANA INSPIRATION

Credit: Getty Images/Robert Laberge

THE SKINNY
What: ANA Inspiration
When: Apr. 1, 2018
Where: Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage (CA)
Winner: Pernilla Lindberg
Winnings: $461k, 625 CME Points

The leader after each of the first three rounds, Pernilla Lindberg shot a final-round 71 on Sunday, highlighted by a birdie on the 72nd hole, to reach 15-under par and join Inbee Park and Jennifer Song in a playoff to decide the 2018 ANA Inspiration. Read Recap

FINAL TOP 5
1 Pernilla Lindberg -15
2 Inbee Park -15
2 Jennifer Song -15
4 Ariya Jutanugarn -14
4 Jessica Korda -14


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