Ricoh Women’s British Open Golf Past Winners

Ricoh Women's British Open Past Champions

Year Dates Venue Champion Country Score Margin
of Victory
Runner(s)-Up Purse
($)
Winner's
Share ($)
2015 Jul 30 - Aug 2 Trump Turnberry - Ailsa Course Inbee Park South Korea 276 -12 Ko Jin-young 3,000,000 450,000
2014 Jul 10–13 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Mo Martin United States 287 -1 Shanshan Feng
Suzann Pettersen
3,000,000 474,575
2013 Aug 1–4 Old Course at St Andrews Stacy Lewis United States 280 (-8) 2 strokes Na Yeon Choi
Hee Young Park
2,750,000 402,583
2012 Sep 13–16 Royal Liverpool Golf Club Jiyai Shin South Korea 279 (-9) 9 strokes Inbee Park 2,750,000 428,650
2011 July 28-31 Carnoustie Golf Links Yani Tseng Taiwan 272 (-16) 4 strokes Brittany Lang 2,500,000 392,133
2010 July 29-Aug 1 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Yani Tseng Taiwan 277 (-11) 1 stroke Katherine Hull 2,500,000 408,714
2009 July 30-Aug 2 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Catriona Matthew Scotland 285 (-3) 3 strokes Karrie Webb 2,200,000 335,000
2008 July 31-Aug 3 Sunningdale Golf Club Jiyai Shin South Korea 270 (-18) 3 strokes Yani Tseng 2,100,000 314,464
2007 Aug 4-7 Old Course at St Andrews Lorena Ochoa Mexico 287 (-5) 4 strokes Maria Hjorth
Jee Young Lee
2,000,000 320,512
2006 Aug 3-6 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Sherri Steinhauer United States 281 (-7) 3 strokes Sophie Gustafson
Cristie Kerr
1,800,000 305,440
2005 July 28-31 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Jeong Jang South Korea 272 (-16) 4 strokes Sophie Gustafson 1,800,000 280,208
2004 July 29-Aug 1 Sunningdale Golf Club Karen Stupples England 269 (-19) 5 strokes Rachel Hetherington 1,600,000 290,880
2003 July 31-Aug 3 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Annika Sörenstam Sweden 278 (-10) 1 stroke Se Ri Pak 1,600,000 254,880
2002 Aug 8-11 Turnberry - Ailsa Course Karrie Webb Australia 273 (-15) 2 strokes Michelle Ellis
Paula Martí
1,500,000 236,383
2001 Aug 2-5 Sunningdale Golf Club Se Ri Pak South Korea 277 (-11) 2 strokes Mi Hyun Kim 1,500,000 221,650

Not an LPGA major (1994-2000)

Year Date Venue Champion Country Score Margin
of Victory
Runner(s)-up Purse
($)
Winner's
Share ($)
2000 Aug 17-20 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Sophie Gustafson Sweden 282 (-6) 2 strokes Becky Iverson
Meg Mallon
Liselotte Neumann
Kirsty Taylor
1,250,000 178,000
1999 Aug 12-15 Woburn Golf and Country Club Sherri Steinhauer United States 283 (-5) 1 stroke Annika Sörenstam 1,000,000 160,000
1998 Aug 13-16 Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Sherri Steinhauer United States 292 (+4) 1 stroke Brandie Burton
Sophie Gustafson
1,000,000 162,000
1997 Aug 14-17 Sunningdale Golf Club Karrie Webb Australia 269 (-19) 8 strokes Rosie Jones 900,000 129,938
1996 Aug 15-18 Woburn Golf and Country Club Emilee Klein United States 277 (-11) 7 strokes Amy Alcott
Penny Hammel
850,000 124,000
1995 Aug 17-20 Woburn Golf and Country Club Karrie Webb Australia 278 (-10) 6 strokes Annika Sörenstam
Jill McGill
600,000 92,400
1994 Aug 11-14 Woburn Golf and Country Club Liselotte Neumann Sweden 280 (-8) 3 strokes Annika Sörenstam 500,000 80,325

Winners before the tournament became an LPGA tournament (1976-93):

Year Venue Champion Country Score
1993 Woburn Golf and Country Club Karen Lunn Australia 275
1992 Woburn Golf and Country Club Patty Sheehan United States 207*
1991 Woburn Golf and Country Club Penny Grice-Whittaker England 284
1990 Woburn Golf and Country Club Helen Alfredsson Sweden 288
1989 Ferndown Golf Club Jane Geddes United States 274
1988 Lindrick Golf Club Corinne Dibnah Australia 295
1987 St Mellion Golf and Country Club Alison Nicholas England 296
1986 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Laura Davies England 283
1985 Moor Park Golf Club Betsy King United States 300
1984 Woburn Golf and Country Club Ayako Okamoto Japan 289
1983 No tournament
1982 Royal Birkdale Golf Club Marta Figueras-Dotti (a) Spain 296
1981 Northumberland Golf Club Debbie Massey United States 295
1980 Wentworth Club Debbie Massey United States 294
1979 Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club Alison Sheard