Virginia and New Jersey: LPGA’s next stops

Having played the first Major of the year the LPGA will have a tight schedule during April. Although during May the players will have more weeks off and will only play two tournaments. The first event will be the Kingsmill Championship Presented by JTBC that will be playing from May 14 thru 17 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

This time it will be Lizette Salas who defends her title won in 2014. Salas managed to win with a total of 13-under par; Sarah Jane Smith, Yani Tseng and Lexi Thompson were her nearest competitors with 9-under par. Lizette’s title last year meant her first career victory and the first event without her parents following her rounds.

The ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer will be May’s next tourney where American Stacy Lewis will defend here second title of the season May 29 thru 31. The event will be held at the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club in Galloway, New Jersey.

This is the first event of the year on the LPGA played with 54-hole format.

In 2014 Lewis won her 10th career title with a solid 16-under par, countrywomen Christina Kim was runner-up with a 10-under par. After this victory last year Stacy was projected to jump into the first spot on the Rolex Rankings and end Inbee Park’s 59-week streak as world’s number one.

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