54-Hole Scoring Record (Fewest Strokes) on LPGA Tour

What is the best score in LPGA Tour history for 54 holes? Multiple golfers have recorded a total of 192 over three rounds of tournament play to share that record. But Annika Sorenstam was the first to do it.

Sorenstam, playing in the three-round Mizuno Classic in 2003, carded rounds of 63, 63 and 66 to lower by one the LPGA's 54-hole score record she had previously shared with Karrie Webb.

The LPGA's lowest 54-hole scores include several golfers who recorded their totals in 54-hole tournaments. Obviously, those golfers also won those tournaments. In the list below, the 54-hole tournaments are designated by noting that the stroke total listed was a "winning total."

But this record also applies to any three consecutive rounds played in a four-round (72-hole) tournament, as well. That can mean the first 54 holes of a four-round tournament, or the last 54-holes of such a tournament.

The List: Lowest 54-Hole Scores in LPGA History

  • 192 — Annika Sorenstam (63-63-66), winning total at 2003 Mizuno Classic (24-under)
  • 192 — Nasa Hataoka (64-65-63), winning total at 2018 Walmart NW Arkansas Championship (21-under)
  • 192 — Sei Young Kim (63-65-64), first three rounds of 2018 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic (24-under)
  • 192 — Danielle Kang (64-65-63), first three rounds of 2021 Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions (21-under)
  • 192 — Emily Kristine Pedersen (63-65-64), first three rounds of 2023 The Annika (18-under)
  • 193 — Karrie Webb (66-61-66), first three rounds of 2000 Oldsmobile Classic (23-under)
  • 193 — Annika Sorenstam (65-59-69), first three rounds of 2001 Standard Register Ping (23-under)
  • 193 — Austin Ernst (65-65-63), winning total at 2020 Walmart NW Arkansas Championship (20-under)

The first thing to note about the list above is that Kim and Sorenstam hold the LPGA's 72-hole and 54-hole records, respectively, for most strokes under par. Kim finished her four-round tournament at 31-under, and Kim's stroke total in that 2018 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, 257, is also the LPGA record for lowest 72-hole stroke total.

Webb was the first golfer to post 193 over 54 holes of an LPGA tournament. Sorenstam tied that then-record one year later in the tournament in which she also posted the first-ever 59 on the LPGA Tour. Two years after that, at the 2003 Mizuno Classic, Sorenstam became the first to post 192 for 54 holes on the LPGA Tour.

All of the golfers on the list won their tournaments with the exceptions of Kang and Pedersen. Kang shot 68 in the final round of the 2021 Tournament of Champions, then lost in a playoff to Jessica Korda. Pederson had a 74 in her final round and finished tied for fifth place in the 2023 Annika.

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