According to the most recent LPGA money list, the median income for all players is $141,428 . The top 10 percent of players earned a median of $1,320,900 and played in at least 20 tournaments. The lowest 10 percent only brought in $5,924 and may have only played in 10 to 15 tournaments.
The five majors in women’s professional golf today are: ANA Inspiration (formerly called the Kraft Nabisco Championship , among other names) Women’s PGA Championship (known as the LPGA Championship until 2014) U.S. Women’s Open . Women’s British Open . The Evian Championship .
Qualification . The U.S. Women’s Open is open to any professional or amateur female golfer. Amateurs must have an up-to-date USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 2.4, lowered in 2014 from 4.4 in 2013. Players may obtain a place by being exempt or by competing successfully in qualifying .
Augusta National admitted its first two women members only in 2012. The club’s membership is not publicly discussed by the club, but the club did announce their first lady members. The 72-strong field is cut to 30 for the final round, which is played at Augusta National a week before the Masters .
List of golfers with most LPGA Tour wins
|1||Kathy Whitworth HoF||United States|
|2||Mickey Wright HoF||United States|
|3||Annika Sörenstam HoF||Sweden|
|4||Louise Suggs HoF||United States|
Bobby Jones, who won the pre-Masters era Career Grand Slam once, and is the only golfer all -time to have won four majors in the same calendar year .
In 2019, the winner of that event received $1.5 million from an overall purse of $5 million. The event has changed its structure slightly in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the winner earning $1.1 million from an overall purse of $3 million.
The U.S. Mid – Amateur , often called the Mid – Am for short, is the leading annual golf tournament in the United States for post-college amateur golfers, organized by the USGA . The Mid – Am was the first new USGA championship in 19 years, since the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur was added in 1962.
To start with, your USGA Index needs to be 2.4 or lower to even attempt to qualify. If your course is rated 71.5/130*, the best 10 of your most recent 20 scores should average 74.3. This score will adjust slightly up if your course is rated more difficult, and slightly down if it’s rated less difficult.
Dominic Thiem won his first major title, defeating Alexander Zverev in the final , 2–6, 4–6, 6–4, 6–3, 7–6 to capture the Men’s Singles tennis title at the 2020 US Open .