LPGA Tour Career Wins: The All-Time Leaders

Golfer Annika Sorenstam of the LPGA Tour

In the history of the LPGA Tour, there have so far been fewer than 40 golfers who have won at least 15 official tour events. In this article, we list the career LPGA Tour wins leaders, including all those who've hit the 15-win plateau.

The LPGA Tour launched in 1950, and since then 39 golfers have won at least 15 official LPGA tournaments. These are the numbers of golfers who've hit other milestone levels on the LPGA:

  • 2 golfers have won at least 80 official LPGA Tour tournaments.
  • 3 golfers have won at least 70 tournaments.
  • 5 golfers have won at least 60 tournaments.
  • 6 golfers have 50 or more LPGA Tour wins.
  • 11 LPGA Tour golfers have at least 40 official wins.
  • 17 golfers have won 30 or more times on the LPGA Tour.
  • 28 golfers have reached 20 victories on the LPGA Tour.
See also: Active win leaders on the LPGA Tour

The List: Most Career Wins on LPGA Tour

Golfers Wins (Majors) Span
Kathy Whitworth 88 (6) 1962–85
Mickey Wright 82 (13) 1956–73
Annika Sorenstam 72 (10) 1995–2008
Louise Suggs 61 (11) 1946–62
Patty Berg 60 (15) 1937–62
Betsy Rawls 55 (8) 1951–72
Nancy Lopez 48 (3) 1978–97
JoAnne Carner 43 (2) 1969–85
Sandra Haynie 42 (4) 1962–82
Babe Zaharias 41 (10) 1940–55
Karrie Webb 41 (7) 1995–2014
Carol Mann 38 (2) 1964–75
Patty Sheehan 35 (6) 1981–96
Betsy King 34 (6) 1984–2001
Beth Daniel 33 (1) 1979–2003
Pat Bradley 31 (6) 1976–95
Juli Inkster 31 (7) 1983–2006
Amy Alcott 29 (5) 1975–91
Jane Blalock 27 (0) 1970–85
Lorena Ochoa 27 (2) 2004–09
Marlene Hagge 26 (1) 1952–72
Judy Rankin 26 (0) 1968–79
Se Ri Pak 25 (5) 1998–2010
Donna Caponi 24 (4) 1969–81
Marilynn Smith 21 (2) 1954–72
Inbee Park 21 (7) 2008–21
Laura Davies 20 (4) 1987–2001
Cristie Kerr 20 (2) 2002–17
Lydia Ko 19 (2) 2012–22
Sandra Palmer 19 (2) 1971–86
Meg Mallon 18 (4) 1991–2004
Hollis Stacy 18 (4) 1977–91
Beverly Hanson 17 (3) 1950–60
Ayako Okamoto 17 (0) 1982–92
Dottie Pepper 17 (2) 1989–2000
Jan Stephenson 16 (3) 1976–87
Sally Little 15 (2) 1976–88
Suzann Pettersen 15 (2) 2007–15
Yani Tseng 15 (5) 2008–12

"Span" refers to the years during which the listed win total was compiled. In other words, the year of the golfer's first win and of her last or most-recent.

Note that the spans for some golfers pre-date 1950, the year the LPGA Tour first played. That is because some pro tournaments that existed prior to the LPGA's founding are, today, retroactively counted as official tour victories for the winners. That includes two majors, the Women's Western Open and Titleholders Championship. The U.S. Women's Open also started before the LPGA Tour was created.

Photo credit: Annika Sorenstam, by Keith Allison via Flickr, under the CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

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