LPGA Record: Most Strokes Under Par in a Women's Major

The LPGA Tour has five major championships, and the golfers who win those majors go down in women's golf history. And the ones who win them with the lowest scores in relation to par? They go down on the list below.

These are the golfers who've score the most strokes under par in an LPGA major championship.

The Record-Holder: In Gee Chun, 21-Under

Chun was 22 years old when she won the 2016 Evian Championship. And she almost matched her age in strokes-under-par, finishing at 21-under 263 (her stroke total also set a new women's major championship record).

Chun opened with a 63, then followed with rounds of 66, 65 and 69. She was the first golfer, male or female, to finish any (non-senior) major at 21-under par. At that point, Jason Day and Henrik Stenson had each won men's majors at 20-under. But Chun sank a 10-foot putt on the last hole to get to 21-under.

She lowered the previous women's major record for under-par scoring by two strokes. Chun finished four strokes ahead of the runners-up, So Yeon Ryu and Sung Hyun Park, whose 17-under scores also make the list below.

The List: Best Score in Women's Major, Relation to Par

  • 21-under: In Gee Chun, 2016 Evian Championship
  • 19-under: Dottie Pepper, 1999 Kraft Nabisco Championship
  • 19-under: Karen Stupples, 2004 Women's British Open
  • 19-under: Cristie Kerr, 2010 LPGA Championship
  • 19-under: Yani Tseng, 2011 LPGA Championship
  • 19-under: Inbee Park, 2015 Women's PGA Championship
  • 18-under: Jiyai Shin, 2008 Women's British Open
  • 18-under: I.K. Kim, 2017 Women's British Open
  • 18-under: Hinako Shibuno, 2019 Women's British Open
  • 17-under: Betsy King, 1992 LPGA Championship
  • 17-under: So Yeon Ryu, 2016 Evian Championship
  • 17-under: Sung Hyun Park, 2016 Evian Championship
  • 17-under: Georgia Hall, 2017 Women's British Open
Dottie Pepper's 19-under stood as the record for 17 years, until Chun bettered it at the 2016 Evian. Pepper had been the first golfer to finish 19-under in any major, men's or women's.

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