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The 2014 LPGA Fubon Taiwan Championship will be played at the Miramar Golf Club, Taipei in Taiwan from 30th October 2014 to 2nd November 2014. This is the fourth edition of the tournament which was earlier called the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship (2011-2013).
The Miramar Golf Club has 72 holes and a par of 72 shots played in the stroke play format. There are not cuts for the tournament which means all the players play in all the three rounds. This is the fourth of the six back to back Asian events that is a part of the tour this year.
The current champion is Suzann Pettersen (current world number four) from Norway who’s won it two years in a row. The first edition was won by Yani Tseng of Taiwan. The total prize money is $ 2, 000, 000.00 (which is the highest prize money offered for any sports in Taiwan) while the winner’s purse is $ 300, 000.00 of it. This year at the Championship the local participation has doubled to 20 from last year. Next week the tour moves to Japan from where it will head to Mexico and finish at Florida.
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, Suzann Pettersen
, Yani Tseng