LPGA Drive On Championship Winners And History

LPGA Drive On Championship Winners And History

In the wake of several tournament cancellations during the COVID 19 shutdowns of 2020, the LPGA created the Drive On Championship series. “Drive On” is a slogan of the LPGA TOUR.

The first in the Drive On series was held at Inverness in Toledo in July 2020. It was the LPGA’s first tournament since February 2020. That event had no fans, or even a title sponsor. A purse of $1 million was assembled from sponsors of cancelled tournaments.

In October 2020, a second Drive On Championship tournament was held at Reynolds Lake Oconee Great Waters course in Georgia. That tournament was intended to replace three cancelled tournaments on the Asian Swing.

Both tournaments had a full field of 144 players.

In 2021, the Drive On Championship series returned with the Drive On Championship presented by Volvik at Golden Ocala. In 2022, the tournament moved to Crown Colony.

A list of Drive On Championship Winners follows:

YearDatesVenueChampionWinning scoreTo parMargin
of victory
2022Feb 3 – 5Crown ColonyLeona Maguire66-65-67=198-183 strokes
2021Mar 4 – 7 Golden OcalaAustin Ernst67-67-69-70=273-155
2020Jul 31 – Aug 2InvernessDanielle Kang66-73-70=209−71 stroke
2020Oct 22–25Lake OconeeAlly McDonald66-68-69-69=272−161 stroke

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