The following is a list of the prize money up for grabs for women professional golfers at the 2014 Wegmans LPGA Championship, which is taking place from August 14-17, 2014, at the Monroe Golf Club in Pittsford, New York (south of Rochester).
The Wegmans LPGA Championship is one of five majors played annually on the LPGA Tour. The tournament has been played yearly since 1955. Mickey Wright holds the record for most wins in the LPGA Championship with four (1958, 1960, 1961, 1963).
Kathy Whitworth, Nancy Lopez, Patty Sheehan, Annika Sorenstam, and Se Ri Pak have all won the LPGA Championship three times each. The only really active LPGA player today with two wins in the LPGA Championship is Yani Tseng (2008, 2011).
LPGA stars with wins in the LPGA Championship include Cristie Kerr and Suzann Pettersen. Other stars playing the 2014 LPGA Championship include Lexi Thompson, Paula Creamer, Belen Mozo, Beatriz Recari, and Stacy Lewis (click any one of those names for hot photos of that golfer).
The total prize money up for grabs for the women golfers at the 2014 Wegmans LPGA Championship is $2.25 million. That is the same amount of prize money that was up for grabs at last year's LPGA Championship.
The prize money shown below is set in stone for the winner. The other amounts could be slightly off based upon ties and how many women golfers actually make the cut this year.
Prize money for women golfers up for grabs at 2014 Wegmans LPGA Championship
- Winner - $337,500
The winner of the 2014 Wegmans LPGA Classic will earn a nice paycheck of $337,500. That is the same amount of money that Inbee Park earned in 2013 when she won the LPGA Classic.
- Second Place - $206,304
Second place is worth $206,304. The same amount of money earned by Catriona Matthew when she finished second at the LPGA Championship in 2013.
- Third Place - $149,000
Third place is worth $149,000 at the 2014 Wegmans LPGA Classic. Suzann Pettersen and Morgan Pressel split $265,432, with each player earning $132,716, when they tied for third place at the 2013 LPGA Championship.
- Fourth Place - $116,000
Fourth place is worth $116,000 at the 2014 LPGA Championship.
- Fifth Place - $94,000
Fifth place at the LPGA Championship is worth $94,000 in 2014.