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The Wegmans Championship 2014 is all set to take off on August 11, 2014 and go on through till August 17, 2014. The tournament is scheduled to take place at Monroe Golf Club, Pittsford, New York. Many golfers from different parts will take each other on at the LPGA Wegmans Championship, with a purse of $2.25 million up for grabs. The game is a 72 hole game and is considered as one of the major LPGA Tour tournaments.
Inbee Park was the winner last time around and will be hoping to take charge early and come out on top once again. Michelle Wie who suffered an injury to her index finer will be missing out on the tournament as she has taken a few weeks of in order to get fit as soon as possible. Stephanie Meadow has accepted the invitation to be a part of the tournament after going pro just over a month ago. This will be her first visit to Rochester. This will also be the last time that the event will be held due to a change in sponsorship.
Posted: 7th June 2012
The LPGA Tour will hold the Wegmans LPGA Championship, from the 7th of June to the 10th in Pittsford, New York. This tournament is worth $2,500,000 and it follows another east coast event that hasn't finished yet at the time of this writing, called the ShopRite LPGA Classic, in New Jersey. The most recent completed event was won by Azahara Munoz, and that was the Sybase Match Play Championship. Coming on the tour next will be the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic, which is in Waterloo,Ontario,Canada.
Past winners of the Wegman's have included Cristie Kerr, Julie Inkster and Laura Davies as well as Kelly Robins. The course is at the Locust Hill Country Club, and it is a Par 72, with 6506 yards. The field this year consists of Beth Bader, Chella Choi and Nicole Castrale as well as Heather Bowie Young, Amanda Blumenhurst and Paula Creamer, Karen Davies and Na Yeon Choi will be playing in this event along with Laura Davies and Laura Diaz, Natalie Gulbis, Jenniser Gleason, Sandra Gal and Katie Futcher.
Posted : 2nd June 2011
The LPGA Tour will be playing the LPGA Wegman's Championship live June 23rd to the 26th in Pittsford, New Jersey. This tournament follows two other events that took place in June. The first of the month was the ShopRite LPGA Classic in Galloway, New Jersey and that event was held from June 3rd to the 5th for a purse of $1,500,000. You can watch the LPGA Wegmans Championship live from anywhere in the world where you can connect to the internet, and you'll get access to high quality streaming video on your TV, computer or mobile device.
The Par 71 LPGA ShopRite Classic was won by Brittany Linciome, who finished with a winning score of 72-64-66 for a total of 202. She was able to make that final stroke that put her ahead of two great players that were trailing, giving Jiyai Shin and Cristie Kerr second place. After that was the LPGA State Farm Classic won by Yani Tseng. The field this year consists of some great players including Mindy Kim, Beth Bader, Song-Hee Kim, Brittany Lang, M.J Hur, Amy Hung and Katherine Hull among many others. The LPGA Tour's Wegman's Championship can be watched live in high quality video by signing up at the links on this page.
Posted : 24th June 2010
The LPGA Championship presented by Wegmans will be the last LPGA Tournament in June and it follows the LPGA State Farm Classic and the ShopRight Classic, June 18th through the 20th. The Championship dates are June 24th through the 27th and the prize purse is $2,500,000. This event takes place in Pittsford, New York and you can watch it live by getting your membership to streaming high quality video coverage right from your computer at any of the banners that are on this page for instant, year long access.
This event is one of the four Majors on the LPGA Tour, joining the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the U.S. Women's Open and the Women's British Open. This particular major began in 1955 and it is a 72 hole format. The course is the Locust Hill Country Club which has a yardage of 6,641 and is rated a Par 72 for difficulty. Last year's LPGA Championship winner was Anna Nordqvist who ended up with a final of 66-70-69-68=273 (-15), four strokes ahead of the 2009 Runner-Up. Lindsey Wright. In third was Jiyai Shin.
This year the field looks great, as one would expect from such as prestigious tournament and includes Helen Alfredsson, Brandie Burton, Hye Jung Choi, Ilmi Chung, Paula Creamer, Laura Diaz, Allison Fouch, Lisa Grimes, Juli Inkster, Cristie Kerr, Taylor Leon and Nancy Lopez as well as Jane Park, Jennifer Rosales, Karrie Webb and Lindsey Wright plus more than thirty alternates. You can watch this LPGA Major by getting your membership at the banners on this page for high quality video access to Locust Hill during the tournament.
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