2015 Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic Preview

The eighth edition of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic will be played August 27th thru 30th at the RTJ Golf Trail, Capitol Hill, Senator Course in Prattville, Alabama. During last year’s event Mi Jung Hur from South Korea held off the then World No.1 female golfer, Stacy Lewis.

Mi Jung turned in rounds of 64, 70, 67 and 66 to take the title with a total of 21-under par and broke the tournament record of 19-under set by Katherine Kirk in 2010.

After having a solid week in Canada Lexi Thompson heads back to where she got her first LPGA win. With the then called Navistar LPGA Classic title Thompson became the youngest-ever winner of an LPGA event at age 16, record that was then lowered by Lydia Ko to age 15 in 2012 in Canada.

Katherine Kirk, Lexi Thompson, Stacy Lewis and Mi Jung Hur are past champions of the event and will be competing this week before playing the last major of the season in France.

Emma Talley and Ally McDonald were granted sponsor invites and will also be part of the field in Alabama.

To see the final field click on the link below:

http://www.lpga.com/tournaments/yokohama-tire-lpga-classic/final-field

LPGA World Top Picks

  1. Mi Jung Hur
  2. Lexi Thompson
  3. Stacy Lewis
  4. Sei Young Kim
  5. Charley Hull

Stats to know

  • Race to the CME Globe: 500 Points
  • Format: 72 holes
  • Purse: $1,300,000
  • Par: 72
  • History: This will be the eighth edition, the event was known as the Navistar LPGA Classic.
  • Yardage: 6,607

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast Prattville

T.V. Coverage

  • August 27 Golf Channel 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET
  • August 28 Golf Channel 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET
  • August 29 Golf Channel 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. ET
  • August 30 Golf Channel 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. ET
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