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February 27, 2024. SINGAPORE

Hyo Joo Kim of South Korea poses with the winner's trophy after winning the HSBC Women's World Championship at Sentosa Golf Club on May 02, 2021 in Singapore. Photo Credit: Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

After a thrilling finish at the Honda LPGA Thailand that saw Patty Tavatanakit win for the first time on Tour since 2021 in her home country, the LPGA Tour heads to Singapore for the 16th playing of the HSBC Women’s World Championship. The event, which is often referred to as “Asia’s Major,” will see a 66-player field compete for a share of a $1.8 million purse and features two-time defending champion Jin Young Ko, Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions winner Lydia Ko and Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings No. 1 Lilia Vu.

Take a look at who else is in the field this week at the HSBC Women’s World Championship.

Past Champions (3):

Jin Young Ko (2023, 2022), Hyo Joo Kim (2021), Jiyai Shin (2009)

2024 LPGA Tour Winners (2 of 3):

Lydia Ko (Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions), Patty Tavatanakit (Honda LPGA Thailand)

2024 LPGA Tour Rookies (1 of 26):

Mone Inami

Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings Top 10 (8 of 10):

Lilia Vu (No. 1), Celine Boutier (No. 3), Ruoning Yin (No. 4), Minjee Lee (No. 5), Jin Young Ko (No. 6), Lydia Ko (No. 7), Hyo Joo Kim (No. 9), Xiyu Lin (No. 10)

HSBC Women’s World Championship Debuts:

Aditi Ashok, Celine Borge, Xingtong Chen (a), Peiyun Chien, Lauren Coughlin, Mone Inami, Grace Kim, Stephanie Kyriacou, Yuna Nishimura, Bianca Pagdanganan, Alexa Pano, Haeran Ryu, Linnea Strom, Albane Valenzuela, Miranda Wang, Chanettee Wannasaen, Ruoning Yin

Sponsor Exemptions

Xingtong Chen (a), In Gee Chun, Muni He, Emily Kristine Pedersen, Miranda Wang

Written By: Sarah Kellam@sarahkellam

Sarah Kellam is a Kentucky native and played collegiate golf at Northern Kentucky University. She currently serves as a Manager of Digital Content and prior to the LPGA, Sarah worked as a freelance content creator.


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