Coates Golf Championship

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Coates Golf Championship
Tournament information
Location Ocala, Florida, U.S.
Established 2015
Course(s) Golden Ocala Golf Club
Par 72
Length 6,541 yards (5,981 m)
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Format Stroke play – 72 holes
Prize fund $1.5 million
Month played January
Tournament record score
Aggregate 272 Choi Na-yeon (2015)
To par −16 Choi Na-yeon (2015)
Current champion
South Korea Jang Ha-na
Golden Ocala GC is located in USA
Golden Ocala GC
Golden Ocala GC
Location in the United States

The Coates Golf Championship is a women's professional golf tournament on the LPGA Tour. It debuted as the first event in 2015 and was played at Golden Ocala Golf Club, west of Ocala, Florida.[1]

Choi Na-yeon won the inaugural tournament by one stroke over Jang Ha-na, Lydia Ko, and Jessica Korda. With the runner-up finish, Ko moved to number one in the Women's World Golf Rankings.[2] The event is televised by Golf Channel.

Winners

Year Dates Champion Country Winning score To par Margin
of victory
Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
2016 Feb 3–6 Jang Ha-na  South Korea 65-72-68-72=277 −11 2 strokes 1,500,000 225,000
2015 Jan 28–31 Choi Na-yeon  South Korea 68-70-66-68=272 −16 1 stroke 1,500,000 225,000

Tournament records

Year Player Score Round
2015 Jang Ha-na 65 (−7) 2nd
2015 Lydia Ko 65 (−7) 3rd
2015 Amy Yang 65 (−7) 3rd
2016 Jang Ha-na 65 (−7) 1st

References

  1. "New LPGA event to host '15 opener". ESPN. Associated Press. July 31, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Lydia Ko, 17, finishes 2nd, now No. 1". ESPN. Associated Press. January 31, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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