Oldsmobile Classic Golf Tournament on the LPGA Tour

The Oldsmobile Classic was a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour in the 1990s. It was played in Michigan for nearly a decade, and was won by a different LPGA golfer each time.

First played: 1992

Last played: 2000

The Oldsmobile Classic was a 72-hole LPGA Tour event. It was typically played near the middle part of the LPGA season. It is not to be confused with another LPGA event, the HealthSouth Inaugural in Florida, which was known as the Oldsmobile LPGA Classic from 1988-92.

No golfer won this tournament twice. The golfer who came closest to being a double champion was Dottie Pepper, who finished second in 1992 (when she was playing as Dottie Mochrie) and won in 1999. When Dale Eggeling won the 1995 tournament, it was her first win in nearly 15 years — the longest gap between wins in LPGA history.

The largest margin of victory was by six strokes, by Lisa Walters over runner-up Donna Andrews in 1998. That was the third and final of Walters' three LPGA wins. Pat Hurst's win in 1997 was the first of her six career LPGA victories.

The tournament's 72-hole scoring record was 265, recorded by Walters in 1998 and by Karrie Webb in the event's final year of 2000. In Webb's victory, she played the first two rounds in 127, which was 17-under par. At the time, that was an all-time LPGA Tour record (since broken) for most strokes under par after the first two rounds of a tournament.

Winners of the LPGA Oldsmobile Classic

1992 — Barb Mucha, 276
1993 — Jane Geddes, 277
1994 — Beth Daniel, 268
1995 — Dale Eggeling, 274
1996 — Michelle McGann, 272 (defeated Liselotte Neumann in playoff)
1997 — Pat Hurst, 279
1998 — Lisa Walters, 265
1999 — Dottie Pepper, 270
2000 — Karrie Webb, 265

Golf course: The Oldsmobile Classic took place every year it was played at Walnut Hills Country Club in East Lansing, Michigan.

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