ShopRite LPGA Classic Winners and History

ShopRite LPGA Classic Winners and History
ShopRite LPGA Classic Winners and History

ShopRite LPGA Classic Winners and History

First held in 1986, the ShopRite LPGA Classic was held annually from 1986 to 2006, and then again from 2010 to the present. The location has always been Atlantic City, although the venue has changed several times. The current course is the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club.

In its first run, the tournament was played as a 54-hole event except for 1990, when it was a four-day, 72-hole event.

The tournament’s original incarnation was the Atlantic City LPGA Classic. In 1992, it acquired ShopRite as a sponsor and changed its name to the ShopRite LPGA Classic. In 2007 season, the LPGA swapped the traditional ShopRite Classic dates in early June for a new tournament, the Ginn Tribute Hosted by Annika. This didn’t sit well with the sponsors and ShopRite ended the tournament. In 2010, however, the ShopRite LPGA Classic returned as a three-day tournament.

In 2013, Acer, a Taiwanese computer hardware and electronics company, was added as a presenting sponsor.

Multiple winners of the event are Betsy King (1987, 1995, 2001), Annika Sörenstam (1998, 2002, 2005), and Juli Inkster (1986, 1988).

Julie Inkster was the first winner of the ShopRite LPGA Classic.

A complete list of ShopRite LPGA Classic winners is below

YearChampionCountryScoreTo parMargin
ShopRite LPGA Classic
2019Lexi Thompson United States69-70-67=201−121 stroke
2018Annie Park United States69-65-63=197−161 stroke
2017In-Kyung Kim South Korea66-67-69=202−112 strokes
2016Anna Nordqvist (2) Sweden64-68-64=196−171 stroke
2015Anna Nordqvist Sweden67-69-69=205−81 stroke
2014Stacy Lewis (2) United States67-63-67=197−166 strokes
2013Karrie Webb Australia72-69-68=209−42 strokes
2012Stacy Lewis United States65-65-71=201−124 strokes
2011Brittany Lincicome United States72-64-66=202−111 stroke
2010Ai Miyazato Japan66-67-64=197−162 strokes
2007-2009No Event
2006Seon Hwa Lee South Korea65-69-63=197−163 strokes
2005Annika Sörenstam (3) Sweden67-65-64=196−174 strokes
2004Cristie Kerr United States66-68-68=202−111 stroke
2003Angela Stanford United States65-67-65=197−163 strokes
2002Annika Sörenstam (2) Sweden68-67-66=201−123 strokes
2001Betsy King (3) United States65-69-67=201−122 strokes
2000Janice Moodie Scotland66-68-69=203−102 strokes
1999Se Ri Pak South Korea63-69-66=198−152 strokes
1998Annika Sörenstam Sweden66-65-65=196−174 strokes
1997Michelle McGann United States72-65-64=201−123 strokes
1996Dottie Pepper United States67-66-69=202−114 strokes
1995Betsy King (2) United States66-71-67=204−92 strokes
1994Donna Andrews United States67-66-74=207−62 strokes
1993Shelley Hamlin United States67-67-70=204−92 strokes
1992Anne Marie Palli France69-69-69=207−6Playoff
Atlantic City Classic
1991Jane Geddes United States71-68-69=208−51 stroke
1990Christa Johnson United States69-67-69-70=275−52 strokes
1989Nancy Lopez United States67-70-69=206−41 stroke
1988Juli Inkster (2) United States72-69-65=206−7Playoff
Atlantic City LPGA Classic
1987Betsy King United States70-71-66=207−63 strokes
1986Juli Inkster United States67-71-71=209−43 strokes
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