Friday, June 23, 2017

LPGA Golf Playing Field for the 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship

The 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf major for women golfers on the LPGA Tour is taking place this week from June 29 to July 2, 2017, at the Olympia Fields Country Club located in the Chicago suburb of Olympia Fields, Illinois. Here is a list of the top LPGA women golfers in the playing field for the 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship.



The KPMG Women's PGA Championship dates back to 1955. It one of the five majors for women golfers on the LPGA Tour in 2017.

Mickey Wright holds the record for most wins in this major with four. Six women have won this golf major three times each including Inbee Park who won three in a row from 2013-15. Last year's winner was Canadian Brooke Henderson who was just 18 years old at the time. Brooke Henderson is the brightest young star on the LPGA Tour in 2017.

Since this is one of the five golf majors on the LPGA Tour and offers a big prize money purse of $3.5 million every eligible woman golfer is playing this week. That includes all the following.


LPGA Golf Playing Field for the 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship


The playing field for the 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship includes the following 10 out of the top 10 ranked women golfers in the world: 


  • Ariya Jutanugarn


  • Lydia Ko


  • So Yeon Ryu


  • Lexi Thompson


  • In Gee Chun  


  • Shanshan Feng


  • Inbee Park


  • Sung Hyung Park


  • Anna Nordqvist


  • Sei Young Kim


Past winners of this golf major not mentioned above in the 2017 playing field are Yani Tseng (2008, 2011), Cristie Kerr (2010), Suzanne Pettersen (2007), Se Ri Pak (1998, 2002, 2006), Karrie Webb (2001), Juli Inkster (1999, 2000) and Laura Davies (1994, 1996).

Popular and well known women golfers in the playing field not already mentioned above include Paula Creamer, Sandra Gal, Charlie Hull, Jessica Korda, Brittany Lincicome, Mo Martin, Caroline Masson, Belen Mozo, Azahara Munoz, Gerina Piller, Morgan Pressel, Beatriz Recari, Michelle Wie and Cheyenne Woods the niece of Tiger Woods.

Good luck to all the women LPGA golfers this week at the 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship!


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