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11 May 2016

Player Eligibility

 
The total field will be a maximum of 156 players. The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship field will be determined as follows:

  • Active LPGA and/or World Golf Hall of Fame members (Note: To be considered Active, an LPGA and/or World Golf Hall of Fame member must have participated in 10 official LPGA tournaments within the 12 months prior to the commitment deadline)
  • Past winners of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship (inclusive of all previous winners of the LPGA Championship)
  • Professionals who have won an LPGA Major Championship in the previous five (5) years (2011-2015) and during the current year
  • Professionals who have won an official LPGA tournament in the previous two (2) calendar years (2014-2015) and during the current year (2016)
  • Professionals who finished top-10 and ties at the previous year’s KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
  • Professionals ranked No. 1-30 on the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings as of May 17, 2016
  • The top eight (8) finishers at the 2015 LPGA T&CP National Championship
  • Members of the European and United States Solheim Cup Teams in 2015
  • Maximum of two (2) sponsor invites (Note: Invitees must be professionals ranked within the Top 300 on the Rolex Women’s World Rankings at the time of the invitation)
  • LPGA members who have committed to the event, ranked in the order of their position on the 2016 Official Money List through the conclusion of the Shoprite LPGA Classic
  • If the event is not full, the remainder of the field will be filled by members who have committed to the event, ranked in the order of their position on the 2016 LPGA Priority List as of the commitment deadline
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