Lorena Ochoa Invitational Winners and History
Hosted by its namesake, one of the LPGA’s legendary players, the Lorena Ochoa Invitational is a 64 player match play event. The purse is $1.2 million.
Previously, the event was a 72-hole, 36 golfer event.
Originally, the tournament was played at the course where Ochoa learned to play golf, the Guadalajara Country Club in Guadalajara. In 2014, it was moved to the Club de Golf México in Mexico City.
Lorena Ochoa played on the LPGA Tour from 2003 to 2010. During that time, she amassed 27 wins and two Majors (the ANA Inspiration and Women’s British Open). She will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2017.
A list of Lorena Ochoa Invitational winners follows:
Lorena Ochoa Invitational Winners
|Year||Champion||Country||Winning score||To par||Margin|
|2016||Carlota Cigandi||Spain||67-72-68-68=275||-13||2 strokes|
|2015||Inbee Park||South Korea||68-71-67-64=270||−18||3 strokes|
|2014||Christina Kim||United States||65-69-68-71=273||−15||Playoff|
|2013||Lexi Thompson||United States||72-64-67-69=272||−16||1 stroke|
|2012||Cristie Kerr||United States||67-69-67-69=272||−16||1 stroke|
|2011||Catriona Matthew||Scotland||69-68-68-71=276||−12||4 strokes|
|2010||In-Kyung Kim||South Korea||69-68-68-64=269||−19||3 strokes|
|2009||Michelle Wie||United States||70-66-70-69=275||−13||2 strokes|
|2008||Angela Stanford||United States||68-66-72-69=275||−13||1 stroke|