Saturday, July 29, 2017

LPGA Women's Golf Playing Field for the 2017 Women's British Open

The 2017 Women's British Open golf major tournament for women golfers on the LPGA Tour is taking place this week from August 3-6, 2017, at the Kingsbarns Golf Links located in Fife, Scotland. Here is a list of the top LPGA women golfers in the playing field for the 2017 Women's British Open.



The Women's British Open dates back to 1976. It became an LPGA event in 1994 and a LPGA golf major in 2000. In recent times, two Americans have won this golf major with Stacy Lewis winning in 2013 and Mo Martin winning in 2014.


LPGA Women's Golf Playing Field for the 2017 Women's British Open


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


  • So Yeon Ryu


  • Ariya Jutanugarn (2016)


  • Lexi Thompson


  • Lydia Ko 


  • Sung Hyun Park


  • In Gee Chun


  • Shanshan Feng


  • Inbee Park (2015)


  • Amy Yang


  • Brooke Henderson


Past winners of the Women's British Open not included above in the playing field are Mo Martin (2014), Stacy Lewis (2013), Jiyai Shin (2008, 2012), Yani Tseng (2010, 2011), Catriona Matthew (2009), Jeong Jang (2005) and Karrie Webb (2002).

Other popular, notable and well known women golfers in the 2017 Women's British Open playing field include Carly Booth, Paula Creamer, Jessica Korda, Gerina Piller, Sandra Gal, Charley Hull, Cristie Kerr, Caroline Masson, Belen Mozo, Beatriz Recari, Suzann Pettersen, Morgan Pressel, Jodi Ewart Shadoff, Azahara Munoz and Michelle Wie.

Women golfers eligible to play this week but skipping the event include Teresa Lu, Kim Ji-hyun, Kim Hae-rym, Lee Bo-mee and Lorena Ochoa, who won this event in 2007.

The playing field for the 2017 Women's British Open is as good as it gets for women's golf on the 2017 LPGA Tour.


For more see:

LPGA Women's Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2017 Women's British Open

PGA Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2017 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Why Does the Media and PGA Keep Downplaying Jordan Spieth's Greatness?

Why You Should Never Bet on Rickie Fowler to Win a PGA Tour Golf Tournament

PGA Golfers Most Money Won and No Wins

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