LPGA Hilton Tournament of Champions Winners and History

LPGA Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions Winners and History

The Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions is the successor to the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. Whatever the name, the tournament is the LPGA’s season opening invitational featuring tour winners from the previous seasons.

The event is also a pro-am as the LPGA winners will be paired with 45 celebrities from the sports and entertainment worlds.

The tournament originally was known as the Diamond Resorts Invitational, which was a PGA TOUR Champions event from 2013 – 2018. In 2018 the Diamond Resorts Invitational field included 28 Champions Tour and 4 LPGA professionals. It now is an LPGA event.

The Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions will use two scoring systems. The 26 professionals will play a 72 hole, stroke play no cut tournament. The amateurs, on the other hand, will use a modified Stableford system which awards six points for eagle, three for birdie, one for par, zero for bogey, minus-two for double-bogey and higher.

The purse for 2021 is $1.8 million.

The Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions is played at the Lake Nona Golf and Country Club.  It will play at 6, 645 yards for the tournament and is a par 71.

The list of Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions winners follows:

YearWinnerScoreTo ParMargin
Hilton TOC
2022Danielle Kang68-67-69-68-163 strokes
Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions
2021Jessica Korda65-69-60-66=260-24Playoff
2020 Gabby Lopez65-69-71-66=271-13Playoff
2019 Ji Eun-hee 65-69-66-70=270 −14 2 strokes

The list of Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions Celebrity Winners Follows:

Year Celebrity Winning score
2021Mardy Fish158
2020John Smoltz150
2019 John Smoltz  149
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