2015 Sime Darby LPGA Preview

The LPGA Tour is back in action after having two weeks off. Malaysia will be the first of five stops the tour will make in Asia for this final stretch of the season. Defending champion Shanshan Feng will top the field for this week in Kuala Lumpur for the 2015 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.

During the 2014 edition of the event Feng managed to card an 8-under 63 final round to claim her first LPGA title of the season. Pornanong Phatlum finished runner-up at 15-under par.

The world’s top three players Inbee Park, Lydia Ko and Stacy Lewis will also be part of the field at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. American Lexi Thompson, who won the event in 2013 with a 19-under score, will tee it up this week as she seeks her second win of the season.

Twelve sponsor exemptions were handed for this first event in Asia being Christina Kim, Melissa Reid and Cheyenne Woods three of the players exempted.

To see the final field of the event click on the link below:

http://www.lpga.com/tournaments/sime-darby-lpga-malaysia/final-field

LPGA World Top Picks

  1. Shanshan Feng
  2. Stacy Lewis
  3. Lexi Thompson
  4. Azahara Muñoz
  5. Charley Hull

Stats To Know

  • Race to the CME Globe: 500 Points
  • Format: 72 holes
  • Purse: $2,000,000
  • Par: 71
  • History: This is the sixth year for the event.

Weather Forecast

Weather Forecast Malaysia

T.V. Coverage

  • October 08 Golf Channel 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
  • October 09 Golf Channel 5:30 – 8:00 a.m. ET
  • October 10 Golf Channel 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET
  • October 11 Golf Channel 12:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET
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