RICOH Women's British Open
-The Women's British Open is a leading event in women's professional golf, which before 2013 was the only tournament classified as a major championship by both the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA Tour.
-The first Women’s British Open, then named the Ladies’ British Open, was the flagship event of the Ladies’ Golf Union and was played at Fulford in Yorkshire in 1977.
-Australian Karen Lunn had a record breaking victory in 1993. Her seventeen under par aggregate of 275 was the lowest recorded over the seven years the event was held at Woburn.
-South Korea is the most successful nation with 4 representatives winning the Women’s British Open.
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The Ricoh Women’s British Open became a co-sanctioned event between the Ladies European Tour (LET) and LPGA in 1994. The field is made up of a roster of top international players, including the top 70 players on the LPGA Tour, the top 15 players from the previous year’s event and players from the LET and Japanese LPGA tours. The Women’s British Open rotates among several top courses including: St Andrews, Sunningdale, Royal Lytham & St Annes, Turnberry, Royal Birkdale and Carnoustie.
The Ricoh Women's British Open Archive features unforgettable footage of previous events and is the premier collection for this major event in women's professional golf.