LPGA Scoring Record for Lowest 72-Hole Stroke Total

What is the lowest stroke in LPGA Tour history for a four-round, 72-hole tournament? That record is 257, established by a golfer who played four rounds of 65 and lower to win her tournament.

The LPGA's 72-hole scoring record of 257 was set by Sei Young Kim at the 2018 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. Kim also set the LPGA record for most strokes under par in that tournament, finishing at 31-under.

Kim opened with a 63, followed that up with rounds of 65 and 64 to build a big lead, and finished with a 65. Her 257 total produced a nine-stroke win over runner-up Carlota Ciganda, and was 11 strokes ahead of third-place Anna Nordqvist.

She lowered the previous record of 258 by one stroke. The 258 mark, which, at the time Kim lowered it was shared by three golfers, was first established by Karen Stupples in 2004.

Related: LPGA's 54-hole scoring record

The List: Lowest 72-Hole Scores in LPGA History

So far, the LPGA Tour has seen eight scores of 260 or less in 72-hole tournaments:
  • 257 — Sei Young Kim (63-65-64-65), 2018 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic (31-under-par)
  • 258 — Hee Young Park (65-67-61-65), 2013 Manulife Financial LPGA Classic (26-under)
  • 258 — Angela Stanford (63-67-64-64), 2013 Manulife Financial LPGA Classic (26-under)
  • 258 — Karen Stupples (63-66-66-63), 2004 Welch's-Fry's Championship (22-under)
  • 259 — Shanshan Feng (64-67-65-63), 2019 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic (29-under)
  • 259 — Wendy Doolan (65-62-67-65), 2003 Welch's-Fry's Championship (21-under)
  • 260 — Jessica Korda (65-69-60-66), 2021 Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions (24-under)
  • 260 — Danielle Kang (64-65-63-68), 2021 Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions (24-under)
Note that there are two golfers who make the list despite not winning their tournaments. At the 2013 Manulife Financial, Hee Young Park and Angela Stanford both tied the then-tour record of 258. But Park won the playoff between the two.

At the 2021 Tournament of Champions, Jessica Korda and Danielle Kang tied at 260. Korda beat Kang in the playoff.

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