History

The AIG Women's British Open has a rich history of champions. It was first played in 1976, became an LPGA Tour event in 1994 and was given major championship status on the LPGA Tour in 2001.

 

PAST CHAMPIONS

Year

Winner

Country

Venue

2018

Georgia Hall

England

Royal Lytham & St Annes

2017

In-Kyung Kim

South Korea

Kingsbarns

2016

Ariya Jutanugarn

Thailand

Woburn, Marquess' Course

2015

Inbee Park

South Korea

Trump Turnberry - Ailsa

2014

Mo Martin

United States

Royal Birkdale

2013

Stacy Lewis

United States

St Andrews

2012

Jiyai Shin

South Korea

Royal Liverpool

2011

Yani Tseng

Taiwan

Carnoustie

2010

Yani Tseng

Taiwan

Royal Birkdale

2009

Catriona Matthew

Scotland

Royal Lytham & St Annes

2008

Jiyai Shin

South Korea

Sunningdale

2007

Lorena Ochoa

Mexico

St Andrews

2006

Sherri Steinhauer

United States

Royal Lytham & St Annes

2005

Jeong Jang

South Korea

Royal Birkdale

2004

Karen Stupples

England

Sunningdale

2003

Annika Sörenstam

Sweden

Royal Lytham & St Annes

2002

Karrie Webb

Australia

Turnberry Ailsa

2001

Se Ri Pak

South Korea

Sunningdale

2000

Sophie Gustafson

Sweden

Royal Birkdale

1999

Sherri Steinhauer

United States

Woburn, Duke's Course

1998

Sherri Steinhauer

United States

Royal Lytham &

1997

Karrie Webb

Australia

Sunningdale

1996

Emilee Klein

United States

Woburn, Duke's Course

1995

Karrie Webb

Australia

Woburn, Duke's Course

1994

Liselotte Neumann

Sweden

Woburn, Duke's Course

1993

Karen Lunn

Australia

Woburn, Duke's Course

1992

Patty Sheehan

United States

Woburn, Duke's Course

1991

Penny Grice-Whittaker

England

Woburn, Duke's Course

1990

Helen Alfredsson

Sweden

Woburn, Duke's Course

1989

Jane Geddes

United States

Ferndown

1988

Corinne Dibnah

Australia

Lindrick

1987

Alison Nicholas

England

St Mellion

1986

Laura Davies

England

Royal Birkdale

1985

Betsy King

United States

Moor Park

1984

Ayako Okamoto

Japan

Woburn, Duke's Course