Mobile Bay LPGA Classic Golf Tournament

The Mobile Bay LPGA Classic (known by multiple names, including Airbus LPGA Classic in its last year) was an LPGA Tour golf tournament in Mobile, Alabama. It was played six times in the early years of the 2000s.

First played: 2008

Last played: 2014

Se Ri Pak's win in 2010 was the 25th and last of her LPGA career. Jessica Korda's win in 2014 was her first in the United States (after earlier LPGA wins in Australia and the Bahamas).

Pak's victory required a playoff, which she won on the third hole of sudden death over Brittany Lincicome and Suzann Pettersen. All six times the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic was played, the outcome was close: Once the margin of victory was two strokes, four times it was only one stroke.

The tournament scoring records of 21-under par and 267 were set by Jennifer Johnson in her 2013 victory. That was the only tournament Johnson won in her LPGA career. The 18-hole scoring record of 61 was set by Anna Nordqvist in the third round in 2013.

Also known as: The tournament was played only six times, but under four different names. It began as the Bell Micro LPGA Classic (2008-10), then, for one year, was the Avnet LPGA Classic. In 2012-13, it was the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic, and, in its final year, the Airbus LPGA Classic.

Winners of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic

2008 — Angela Stanford, 277
2009 — not played
2010 — Se Ri Pak, 203 (shortened by poor weather)
2011 — Maria Hjorth, 278
2012 — Stacy Lewis, 271
2013 — Jennifer Johnson, 267
2014 — Jessica Korda, 268

Golf course: The tournament was played on the Crossings Course of Magnolia Grove, part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, in Mobile, Alabama.

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