LPGA Volunteers of America Classic Golf Tournament

The Volunteers of America Classic was an LPGA Tour golf tournament that was played in the Dallas, Texas, area 11 times from the early 2010s into the early 2020s. The tournament name often included "Texas Shootout" or "North Texas Shootout," and sometimes was shortened by fans and media to "VOA Classic."

First played: 2013

Last played: 2023

The only multiple champion was Inbee Park, who won the inaugural tournament in 2013 and then won again in 2015. The largest margin of victory was Stacy Lewis' six strokes in 2014.

The VOA Classic's 72-hole scoring record was 266 (18-under), first achieved by Cheyenne Knight in her 2019 victory, and matched by champion Charley Hull in 2022. The event's 18-hole scoring record of 63 was first established by Dori Carter in 2017. Stephanie Meadow, Jin Young Ko and Lilia Vu matched it, and Knight carded two 63s, first in 2022 and again in 2023.

There was only one playoff in the tournament's 11 years. In 2017, it took until the sixth hole of a sudden-death playoff before Haru Nomura defeated Cristie Kerr.

Winners of the LPGA Volunteers of America Classic

2013 — Inbee Park, 271
2014 — Stacy Lewis, 268
2015 — Inbee Park, 269
2016 — Jenny Shin, 270
2017 — Haru Nomura, 281 (def. Cristie Kerr in playoff)
2018 — Sung Hyun Park, 131 (shortened due to poor weather)
2019 — Cheyenne Knight, 266
2020 — Angela Stanford, 277
2021 — Jin Young Ko, 268
2022 — Charley Hull, 266
2023 — Hyo-Joo Kim, 271

Also known as: North Texas LPGA Shootout (2013-14); Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout (2015); Volunteers of America Texas Shootout (2016-17) Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic (2018); Volunteers of America Classic (2019-21); The Ascendant LPGA (2022-23).

Golf courses: For about the first half of its history, the tournament was played at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, Texas. From 2018 to its conclusion, it took place at Old American Golf Club in The Colony, Texas.

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