Wendy's Championship for Children Golf Tournament (LPGA Tour)

The Wendy's Championship for Children was an LPGA Tour golf tournament that was played in Ohio from the late 1990s until the early 2000s.

The tournament took place in the Columbus, Ohio, area, and benefited the Columbus Children's Hospital. ... It was discontinued because the title sponsor, Wendy's fast-food chain, was dissatisfied with the tournament's spot on the LPGA's tour calendar.

It was launched as a 72-hole tournament, switched to 54 holes after two years, then went back to 72 holes for its final three years. ... The 18-hole record of 62 was set by Wendy Ward in 2001. Ward's 21-under that year set the tournament record for 54 holes; Lorena Ochoa's 24-under in 2006 is the tournament record for 72 holes.

First played: 1999

Last played: 2006

Also known as: New Albany Golf Classic (1999-2000)

Winners of the Wendy's Championship for Children

2006 — Lorena Ochoa, 264
2005 — Cristie Kerr, 270
2004 — Catriona Matthew, 278
2003 — Hee-Won Han, 199
2002 — Mi Hyun Kim, 208
2001 — Wendy Ward, 195
2000 — Lorie Kane, 277
1999 — Annika Sorenstam, 269

Golf courses: For its first three years (1999-2001), the tournament was played at New Albany Country Club in New Albany, Ohio. From 2002 until its discontinuation, the Wendy's Championship for Children took place at Tartan Fields Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio.

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