Trophy

Honda LPGA THAILAND

The Honda LPGA THAILAND is a world-class women’s golf tournament sanctioned by LPGA, organized by BBTV Channel 7 and Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co. Ltd. The inaugural Honda LPGA THAILAND debuts in October 2006 by gathering the world’s top 50 on the LPGA Money List and granting another 10 sponsors invites to compete for 1.3 million USD. Hee-Won Han from South Korea become the first winner of the tournament by recording a four round total 14 under par 202, triumphing over Diana D’Allesio from the United States by 5 strokes

The Honda LPGA THAILAND celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2016 with many milestones. First of all, Channel 7 and Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. increased the prize money from 1.5 million USD to 1.6 million USD, breakthough highest prize money on offer for professional female tournament in Thailand. Secondly, the new trophy was introduced which was created by two famous Thai artists: Professor Tavorn Ko-udomvit, Vice President of Art and Culture, Silapakorn University and Associate Professor Ariya Kitticharoenwiwat, instructor at King Mongkut’s institute of technology Ladkrabang. The concept of the trophy was inspired by the relationship between “Human and Nature”. Thirdly, Lexi Thompson shot a final round 4 under par 68 to finish with a 20 under par 268, ahead of In Gee Chun, to become the first American champion of the Honda LPGA THAILAND. Last but not least, Xi Yu Lin from China made a hole-in-one to win a Honda Accord car on the 16th hole for the first time in history of the tournament.