The 2015 Manulife LPGA Classic is taking place this week from June 4-7, 2015, at the Whistle Bear Golf Club in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada southwest of Toronto. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the women golfers at the 2015 Manulife LPGA Classic.
The Manulife LPGA Classic was first played in 2012 when American Brittany Lang was the inaugural winner. Hee-Young Park from South Korea won the Manulife LPGA Classic in 2013, and Inbee Park, also from South Korea, won last year and is the defending champion.
All three previous winners are playing in the 2015 Manulife LPGA Classic and they are joined by a stellar field that includes Cristie Kerr, Suzann Pettersen, Natalie Gulbis, Belen Mozo, Sandra Gal, Mo Martin, So Yeon Ryu, and Beatriz Recari. Click any name for hot photos of that woman golfer.
The total prize money up for grabs for the women golfers at the 2015 Manulife LPGA Classic is $1.5 million, the same amount of prize money as last year. The winner’s share is set in stone while the other amounts can vary a little bit based upon how many total women make the cut and ties.
Golf prize money up for grabs for women players at 2015 Manulife LPGA Classic
- Winner – $225,000
The winner of the 2015 Manulife LPGA Classic will earn a cool $225,000. The same amount of money earned by Inbee Park when she won the tournament last year.
- Second place – $136,903
Second place is worth $136,903 at the Manulife LPGA Classic. The same amount of money earned by Cristie Kerr when she finished second here last year.
- Third place – $99,314
Third place at the Manulife LPGA Classic is worth $99,314 in 2015. The same amount of prize money won by Shanshan Feng when she finished third here last year.
- Fourth place – $78,000
Fourth place is worth $78,000. Belen Mozo and Lydio Ko split $138,664 with each player earning $69,332 when they tied for fourth place at the 2014 Manulife LPGA Classic.
- Fifth place – $62,000
- Sixth place – $51,000
Sixth place is worth $51,000 in 2015. Stacy Lewis and Michelle Wie split $92,942 with each player earning $46,471 when they tied for sixth place last year. Michelle Wie is suffering from bursitis in her left hip and she has withdrawn from the 2015 Manulife LPGA Classic.
- Seventh place – $43,000
- Eighth place – $38,000
Eighth place is worth $38,000 in 2015 at the Manulife LPGA Classic. Suzann Pettersen and Chella Choi split $70,458 with each player earning $35,229 when they tied for eighth place at the tournament last year.
- Ninth place – $34,000
- Tenth place – $31,000