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2014 LPGA Priority List

The following priority with regards to a Member’s playing status will be used for Standard Tournament fields and other tournaments as applicable:

 

1. Top 80 Members in the top 80 on the previous year’s season-ending Money List. Priority is based on the order of the list. Ties will be broken by the Members’ position on the Career Money List as of the end of the previous year.
 
 
(1) Inbee Park

(2) Suzann Pettersen

(3) Stacy Lewis

(4) Shanshan Feng

(5) So Yeon Ryu

(6) Lexi Thompson

(7) I.K. Kim

(8) Beatriz Recari

(9) Na Yeon Choi

(10) Hee Young Park

(11) Paula Creamer

(12) Angela Stanford

(13) Karrie Webb

(14) Caroline Hedwall

(15) Lizette Salas

(16) Karine Icher

(17) Chella Choi

(18) Amy Yang

(19) Cristie Kerr

(20) Anna Nordqvist

(21) Catriona Matthew

(22) Jiyai Shin

(23) Pornanong Phatlum

(24) Ilhee Lee

(25) Jessica Korda

(26) Gerina Piller

(27) Ai Miyazato

(28) Morgan Pressel

(29) Jodi Ewart Shadoff

(30) Jennifer Johnson

(31) Azahara Munoz

(32) Brittany Lincicome

(33) Hee Kyung Seo

(34) Se Ri Pak

(35) Sandra Gal

(36) Mika Miyazato

(37) Haeji Kang

(38) Yani Tseng

(39) Sun Young Yoo

(40) Carlota Ciganda

(41) Michelle Wie

(42) Brittany Lang

(43) Jenny Shin

(44) Eun-Hee Ji

(45) Meena Lee

(46) Karin Sjodin **

(47) Mo Martin

(48) Moriya Jutanugarn

(49) Caroline Masson

(50) Mina Harigae

(51) Giulia Sergas

(52) Jane Park

(53) Irene Cho

(54) Alison Walshe

(55) Candie Kung

(56) Julieta Granada

(57) Katherine Kirk

(58) Mi Hyun Kim **

(59) Danielle Kang

(60) Ayako Uehara

(61) Nicole Castrale

(62) Pernilla Lindberg

(63) Chie Arimura

(64) Mariajo Uribe

(65) Natalie Gulbis

(66) Stacy Prammanasudh

(67) Jee Young Lee

(68) Dewi Claire Schreefel

(69) Christel Boeljon

(70) Jennifer Rosales

(71) Juli Inkster

(72) Jacqui Concolino

(73) Hee-Won Han

(74) Austin Ernst

(75) Jimin Kang **
 
(76) Thidapa Suwannapura

(77) Vicky Hurst

(78) Mi Jung Hur

(79) Christina Kim

(80) Lindsey Wright

(81) Lisa McCloskey

(82) Cindy LaCrosse

(83) Rebecca Lee-Bentham


** Medical




2. Career Top 20: Members in the top 20 on the Career Money List as of the end of the last Official Tournament of the previous year. Priority is based on the order of the list. To be included in this category (a) the Member must notify the LPGA that she wants to be included in the Career Top 20 Category by December 15 of the previous year, (b) if a Member elects to be included in the Career Top 20 Category, she will be in this Category for one year,(c) a Member may be included in this
category only two times in her career, and (d) a Member may only be in the Career Top 20 Category or the Career Top 40 Category (but not both) in her career.


3. Major Winner: Members who have won an LPGA Major Championship while a Member during the previous five (5) years. Priority is based on the number of such wins during the previous five (5) years. Ties are broken by the Members’ positions on the Career Money List as of the end of the previous year.


4. Winner: Members who have won an Official Tournament while a Member within the last two (2) years or during the current year. Priority is based on the number of Official Tournament wins during the previous two (2) years. Ties are broken by the Members’ positions on the Career Money List as of the end of the previous year.

5. Multiple Wins: For 2014 and 2015, Members who have won at least two (2) Official Tournaments while a Member during the previous four (4) years (2010-2013). Priority is based on the number of wins during the previous four (4) years. Ties are broken by the Members’ positions on the Career Money List as of the end of the previous year. Beginning in 2016, Members who have won two (2) Official Tournaments in the same calendar year during the previous three (3) years (2013-2015). Priority is based on the number of wins during the previous three years. Ties are broken by the Members’ positions on the Career Money List as of the end of the previous year.

(84) Maria Hjorth


6. Three Wins in the Same Season: Members who have won three (3) or more Official Tournaments while a Member during the same calendar year in the previous four (4) years (2010-2013). Priority is based on the number of wins during each calendar year. Ties are broken by the Members’ positions on the Career Money List as of the end of the previous year.

7. Non-Member Win: Players who have won at least one (1) Official Tournament as a Non-member within the previous calendar year or during the current calendar year. Priority is based on the earliest date of such wins. A Player must be eligible and accept LPGA membership to be eligible in this category.

(85) Lydia Ko


8. Current Year Top 80: Members in the Top-80 of the current year’s Money List after the tenth (10th) (North Texas LPGA Shootout) with priority based on the order of the list. For the remaining Official Tournaments of the year, Members in the Top- 80 on the current year’s Money List after the eighteenth (18th) (Marathon Classic Presented by Owens Corning & O-I). Priority is based on the order of the list.


9. Top 10 LPGA Symetra Tour: Top 10 on the previous year’s season-ending Symetra Tour Money List. Priority is based on their position on the list.

(86) P.K. Kongkraphan

(87) Giulia Molinaro

(88) Marina Alex

(89) Christine Song

(90) Cydney Clanton

(91) Sue Kim

(92) Hannah Jun

(93) Perrine Delacour

(94) Alena Sharp

(95) Jacyln Sweeney

(96) Jenny Gleason **

** Medical



10. Non-Member Top 40: Non-Members who, as of the conclusion of the last Official Tournament of the previous year, won an amount of money during such year in Official Tournaments with a cut, that is equal to or greater than the amount of official money won by the Member who was in 40th place on the Money List at that time. Priority based on the amount of money won in such tournaments. A player must be eligible and accept LPGA membership to be eligible in this category.


11. Nos. 81-100: Members finishing Nos. 81-100 on the previous year’s season-ending Money List. Priority is based on the order of the list. Ties will be broken by the Members’ positions on the Career Money List as of the end of the previous year.

(97) Belen Mozo

(98) Nicole Smith **

(99) Paola Moreno

(100) Kristy McPherson

(101) Sydnee Michaels

(102) Ryann O’Toole

(103) Sarah Jane Smith

(104) Ji Young Oh

(105) Heather Bowie Young

(106) Moira Dunn

(107) Jeong Jang

(108) Mi Hyang Lee

(109) Katie Futcher

(110) Mindy Kim

(111) Danah Bordner

(112) Becky Morgan

(113) Paige Mackenzie

(114) Brooke Pancake

(115) Katie Burnett

(116) Sandra Changkija


** Medical



12. Top 20 Q-School: Players finishing Nos. 1-20 at the previous year’s LPGA Qualifying Tournament. Ties are broken on the basis of the lowest, most recent round in Stage III of the Qualifying Tournament. In the event of a tie for 20th place, the 20th place shall be determined through a play-off held at the Qualifying Tournament.

(117) Jaye Marie Green

(118) Mi Rim Lee

(119) Tiffany Joh

(120) Amy Anderson

(121) Jennifer Kirby

(122) Seon Hwa Lee

(123) Megan Grehan

(124) Kathleen Ekey

(125) Xiyu Lin

(126) Maria Hernandez

(127) Line Vedel

(128) Erica Popson

(129) Victoria Elizabeth

(130) Kelly Tan

(131) Lisa Ferrero

(132) Paula Reto

(133) Kayla Mortellaro**

(134) Paz Echeverria

(135) Kim Welch **

(136) Silvia Cavalleri

(137) Haru Nomura

(138) Ashleigh Simon

** Medical


13. Three-Time LPGA Symetra Tour Current-Year Win Category: Winners of three (3) official LPGA Symetra Tour tournaments during the current year. (A player does not gain LPGA membership by winning three times on the LPGA Symetra Tour. If the player entering through this category is a Non-Member, any prize money she wins will be unofficial. If the player is a Member,
any prize money she wins will be official)


14. Career Top 40 Category: Members in the top 40 on the Career Money List as of the end of the previous year. Priority is based on the order of the list. To be included in this category (a) the Member must notify the LPGA that she wants to be included in the Career Top 40 Category by December 15 of the previous year, and (b) if a Member elects to be included in the Career Top 40 Category she will be in this category for one year, (c) a Member may be included in this category only one time in her career, (d) a Member may only be in the Career Top 40 Category or the Career Top 20 Category (but not both) in her career.

(139) Pat Hurst


15. Current-Year Reshuffle: After the tenth (10th) Officiall Tournament (North Texas LPGA Shootout), Members in categories 16 through 20 who have earned official money will be re-seeded into Category 15. Members placed into Category 15 will be ranked in the order of their position on the current year’s Money List through the North Texas LPGA Shootout. Members will remain in their position within this category until the next reshuffle. After the eighteenth (18th) Official Tournament (Marathon Classic Presented by Owens Corning & O-I), Members in categories 15 and 16 through 20 who have earned official money will be re-seeded into Category 15. Members placed into Category 15 will be ranked in the order of their position on the current year’s Money List through the Marathon Classic. Members will remain in their position within this category for the remainder of the calendar year.


16. Nos. 101-125 Category: Members finishing Nos. 101-125 on the previous year’s season-ending Money List. Priority is based on the order of the list. Ties will be broken by the Members’ positions on the Career Money List as of the end of the previous year.

(140) Amanda Blumenherst

(141) Sarah Kemp

(142) Dori Carter

(143) Laura Diaz

(144) Kris Tamulis

(145) Jennifer Song

(146) Amelia Lewis

(147) Karen Stupples

(148) Maude-Aimee Leblanc

(149) Nicole Jeray

(150) Felicity Johnson

(151) Marcy Hart

(152) Hanna Kang

(153) Veronica Felibert

(154) Laura Davies

(155) Lorie Kane

(156) Julia Boland

(157) Jill McGill**

(158) Jane Rah

** Medical


17. Nos. 21- 45 Q-school Category: Players finishing Nos. 21-45 and those players tied at the 45th position at the previous year’s LPGA Qualifying Tournament. Priority is based on the order of their finish at the Qualifying Tournament. Ties are broken on the basis of the lowest most recent round in the Final Qualifying Tournament.

(159) Megan McChrystal

(160) Jenny Suh

(161) Yueer Cindy Feng

(162) Alejandra Llaneza

(163) Birdie Kim

(164) Kim Kaufman

(165) Haley Millsap

(166) Reilley Rankin

(167) Joanna Klatten

(168) Anya Alvarez

(169) Lee-Anne Pace

(170) Caroline Westrup

(171) Brianna Do

(172) Emma Jandel

(173) Victoria Tanco

(174) Dottie Ardina

(175) Stacey Keating

(176) Louise Friberg

(177) Jackie Barenborg

(178) Kristie Smith

(179) Lindy Duncan

(180) Natalie Sheary

(181) Katy Harris

(182) Brittany Altomare

(183) Marta Silva

(184) Dani Holmqvist


18. Tournament Winners: Members who have won an Official Tournament within the previous twenty (20) calendar years. Priority is based on the number of wins. Ties are broken by the Members’ positions on the Career Money List as of the end of the previous year. Players listed below have eight (8) wins or more in the previous twenty (20) calendar years

(185) Annika Sorenstam

(186) Nancy Lopez

(187) Patty Sheehan

(188) Betsy King

(189) Beth Daniel

(190) Pat Bradley

(191) Lorena Ochoa

(192) Meg Mallon

(193) Dottie Pepper

(194) Rosie Jones

(195) Liselotte Neumann

(196) Jane Geddes

(197) Kelly Robbins

(198) Sherri Steinhauer

(199) Rachel Hetherington

(200) Christa Johnson

Players listed below have seven (7) wins or less in the previous twenty (20) calendar years

(201) Helen Alfredsson

(202) Michelle McGann

(203) Donna Andrews

(204) Grace Park

(205) Val Skinner

(206) Brandie Burton

(207) Deb Richard

(208) Barb Mucha

(209) Dorothy Delasin

(210) Sophie Gustafson

(211) Wendy Ward

(212) Penny Hammel

(213) Mary Beth Zimmerman

(214) Nancy Scranton

(215) Dawn Coe-Jones

(216) Emilee Klein

(217) Vicki Fergon

(218) Martha Nause

(219) Maggie Will

(220) Wendy Doolan

(221) Terry Jo Myers

(222) Michele Redman

(223) Patricia Meunier-Lebouc

(224) Elaine Crosby

(225) Janice Moodie

(226) Heather Daly-Donofrio

(227) Gail Graham

(228) Leta Lindley

(229) Kim-Saiki-Maloney

(230) Kelli Kuehne

(231) Marisa Baena

(232) Cindy Figg-Currier

(233) Jenny Lidback

(234) Becky Iverson

(235) Charlotta Sorenstam

(236) Kate Golden

(237) Amy Fruhwirth

(238) Missie McGeorge

(239) Jackie Gallagher-Smith

(240) Joan Pitcock

(241) Marta Figueras-Dotti

(242) Nanci Bowen

(243) Kathryn Imrie

(244) Mardi Lunn

(245) Julie Piers

(246) Barb Whitehead

(247) Laurel Kean

(248) Tracy Kerdyk

(249) Lisa D’Amore

(250) Eunjung Yi

(251) Tina Fischer


19. Tournament Winners: Members who have won an Official Tournament more than twenty (20) years prior. Priority is based on the number of wins. Ties are broken by the Members’ positions on the Career Money List as of the end of the previous year.


(252) Kathy Whitworth

(253) Mickey Wright

(254) Amy Alcott

(255) Louise Suggs

(256) Betsy Rawls

(257) JoAnne Carner

(258) Sandra Haynie

(259) Carol Mann

(260) Ayako Okamoto

(261) Jane Blalock

(262) Judy Rankin

(263) Marlene Hagge

(264) Donna Caponi

(265) Marilynn Smith

(266) Sandra Palmer

(267) Hollis Stacy

(268) Jan Stephenson

(269) Sally Little

(270) Susie Berning

(271) Clifford Ann Creed

(272) Shirley Englehorn

(273) Tammie Green

(274) Mary Mills

(275) Alice Miller

(276) Sandra Post-McDermid

(277) Danielle Ammaccapane

(278) Judy Dickinson

(279) Debbie Austin

(280) JoAnn Prentice

(281) Kathy Cornelius

(282) Cindy Rarick

(283) Kathy Postlewait

(284) Patti Rizzo

(285) Betty Burfeindt

(286) Murle Breer

(287) Sue Roberts

(288) Sherri Turner

(289) Debbie Massey

(290) Laurie Merten

(291) Missie Berteotti

(292) Muffin Spencer-Devlin

(293) Shelley Hamlin

(294) Donna White

(295) Cathy Gerring

(296) JoAnne Washam

(297) Pam Higgins

(298) Betsy Cullen

(299) Laurie Rinker

(300) Jody Anschutz

(301) Anne-Marie Palli

(302) Janet Coles

(303) Jerilyn Britz

(304) Kathy Guadagnino

(305) Penny Pulz

(306) Bonnie Lauer

(307) Cindy Hill

(308) Gloria Ehret

(309) Jan Ferraris

(310) Tina Barrett

(311) Kris Tschetter

(312) Michelle Estill

(313) Jane Crafter

(314) Cindy Schreyer

(315) Dana Dormann

(316) Allison Finney

(317) Cathy Johnston-Forbes

(318) Kris Monaghan

(319) Cathy Morse

(320) Janet Anderson

(321) Shirley Furlong

(322) Lynn Adams

(323) Becky Pearson

(324) Dorothy Germain

(325) Pat Meyers

(326) Jennifer Wyatt

(327) Sally Quinlan

(328) Susie McAllister-Morton

(329) Patty Hayes

(330) Tina Tombs

(331) Lauren Howe

(332) Sharon Barrett

(333) Patty Jordan-Smith

(334) Kathy Hite-James

(335) Barbara Barrow

(336) Bonnie Bryant

(337) Margie Masters

(338) Pam Barnett

(339) Mary Lou Crocker

(340) Jocelyne Bourassa

(341) Barbara Romack


20. Class A/Veteran International Members Category: Class A Members; And International Members who have been LPGA members in good standing for ten (10) or more consecutive years. Priority will be based on the Members’ positions on the Career Money List as of the end of the previous years.

(342) Mhairi McKay

(343) Vicki Goetze-Ackerman

(344) Tracy Hanson

(345) Amy Benz

(346) Diana D’Alessio

(347) Amy Hung

(348) Dina Ammaccapane

(349) Susie Redman

(350) Michelle Ellis

(351) Aree Song

(352) Beth Bader

(353) A.J. Eathorne

(354) Kim Williams

(355) Eva Dahllof

(356) Yu Ping Lin

(357) Marianne Morris

(358) Jean Bartholomew

(359) Robin Walton

(360) Mitzi Edge

(361) Jamie Hullett

(362) Suzanne Strudwick

(363) Denise Killeen

(364) Kristal Parker-Manzo

(365) Nancy Harvey

(366) Beth Bauer

(367) Pamela Wright

(368) Stephanie Louden

(369) Na On Min

(370) Ashli Bunch

(371) Caroline Keggi

(372) Laura Baugh

(373) Carolyn Hill

(374) Young A Yang

(375) Myra Blackwelder

(376) Leslie Spalding

(377) Jill Briles-Hinton

(378) Allison Duncan

(379) Vickie Odegard

(380) Audra Burks

(381) Siew-Ai Lim

(382) Carri Wood

(383) Luciana Bemvenuti

(384) Stephanie Farwig

(385) Anna Acker-Macosko

(386) Candy Hannemann

(387) Lori West

(388) Lynn Connelly

(389) Leigh Ann Mills

(390) Kim Shipman

(391) Marilyn Lovander

(392) Cathy Marino

(393) Allison Hanna

(394) Taylor Coutu

(395) Sara Sanders

(396) Deedee Lasker

(397) Laurie Brower

(398) Ellie Gibson

(399) Kim Hall

(400) Amy Read

(401) Susan Sanders

(402) Jenna Daniels

(403) Nina Foust

(404) Lee Ann Walker-Cooper

(405) Sue Ertl

(406) Angie Ridgeway

(407) Marlene Floyd

(408) Marci Bozarth

(409) Janice Gibson

(410) Kathryn Young-Robyn

(411) Annette DeLuca

(412) Patricia Baxter-Johnson

(413) Meredith Duncan

(414) Barb Moxness

(415) Jennifer Feldott-Hall

(416) Heather Drew

(417) Anna Grzebien

(418) Deborah Vidal

(419) Kathy McMullen

(420) M.J. Smith

(421) Karen Noble

(422) Sue Ginter

(423) Mindy Moore

(424) Pamela Kerrigan

(425) Mary Dwyer

(426) Beverly Klass

(427) Sue Thomas

(428) Kay Cockerill

(429) Angela Jerman

(430) Erika Wicoff

(431) Beth Stone

(432) Jen Hanna

(433) Sarah McGuire

(434) Nicky Le Roux

(435) Sherrin Smyers

(436) Kate Rogerson

(437) Kim Bauer

(438) Gina Hull

(439) Nancy White

(440) Dianne Dailey

(441) Therese Hession

(442) Barbra Mizrahie

(443) Carole Charbonnier

(444) LeAnn Cassaday

(445) Judy Sams

(446) Michelle Dobek

(447) Mary Murphy

(448) Nancy Taylor-Capps

(449) Noelle Daghe

(450) Cathy Mant

(451) Gail Hirata-Chaffin

(452) Cathy Mocket

(453) Cathy Sherk

(454) Gerda Boykin

(455) Debbie Steinback-Keller

(456) Mardell Wilkins

(457) Louise Parks

(458) Joan Joyce

(459) Laura Hurlbut

(460) Jeannette Kohlhass

(461) Linda Hunt

(462) Donna Wilkins

(463) Cathy Duggan

(464) Loretta Alderete

(465) Joan Delk

(466) Marty Dickerson

(467) Sue Fogleman

(468) Jackie Bertsch Bro

(469) Pamela Allen

(470) Amelia Rorer

(471) Terri Hancock

(472) Kelly Leadbetter

(473) Susan Daniels

(474) Connie Ross

(475) Kathy Farrer

(476) Adele Peterson

(477) Debbie Skinner

(478) Anne Kelly

(479) Renee Powell

(480) Sharron Moran

(481) Janet Le Pera

(482) Brenda Hocott

(483) Cindy Ferro

(484) Carla Glasgow

(485) Sherry Wilder

(486) H.B. Duntz MacArthur

(487) Cynthia Anzolut

(488) Joyce Benson

(489) Susan Johnson

(490) Mary Bryan

(491) Linda Galloway

(492) Becky Larson

(493) Peggy Kirk Bell

(494) Shirley Spork




Comments

  1. good job by Sergas and jane park
    i hope Se Ri keeps it going

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  2. Hope Michelle Wie would increase it's rank this year, while Inbee Park would maintain.

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Course:  Shoal Creek
Location:  Shoal Creek, Alabama
Defending Champion:  Sung Hyun Park
Winning Score:  73-70-67-67 = 277 (-11)

Final Field:  156 players
Cut: Top 60 and ties
Par:  36/36 = 72
Yardage:  6,732
Purse:  $5,000,000



My strength of field rating is a mighty 87% (down from 91% last year). The re…