The BMW Ladies Championship 2022 is the latest women’s golf tournament in South Korea. Co-sanctioned by LPGA Tour and LPGA Tour Korea, it began on October 20, 2022, and ran till October 22, 2022.
The BMW Ladies Championship was founded in 2015 and was sanctioned by the LPGA of Korea Tour. Then the LPGA Tour then joined as a co-host of the tournament in 2019.
In all, 78 female golfers took part in the 2022 competition. It took place at the Oak Valley Country Club in Wonju, Gangwon, Korea.
Upon completion of the final round, the New Zealand female golfer, Lydia Ko became the new champion of the 2022 BMW Ladies Championship. This was her 2nd LPGA title of the season. While the American professional golfer, Andrea Lee held the runner-up spot in the event.
Let us take a look at the prize money distribution and BMW Ladies Championship 2022 purse and payouts.
BMW Ladies Championship 2022 Purse:
The 2022 BMW Ladies Championship, like its previous two editions, announced a total prize purse of $2 million. As a result, the placement-based prize distribution remained unchanged from previous years.
Lydia Ko, the 2022 champion, received a winner’s share of 15% of the entire prize pool. Last year’s victor, Ko Jin-young, received the same amount, $300,000. While, the 2nd position holder, Andrea Lee received $183,381 as prize money.
This year, the LPGA Tour events cut rule was trimmed to the top 70 players and ties. As such, there won’t be any prize money for the secondary cut makers. The last three placed players are set to receive $3,815, $3,769, and $3,721 respectively.
BMW Ladies Championship 2022 Payouts:
The 2022 BMW Ladies Championship prize distribution is detailed below –
|T-3||Hyo Joo Kim||$106,256|
|T-17||Sei Young Kim||$26,807|
|T-19||A Lim Kim||$21,925|
|T-30||Jodi Ewart Shadoff||$14,859|
|T-36||Emily Kristine Pedersen||$12,098|
|T-40||Nanna Koerstz Madsen||$9,653|
|T-47||Na Yeon Choi||$7,781|
|T-56||Sung Hyun Park||$5,823|
|T-66||So Yeon Ryu||$4,467|
|75||Mi Hyang Lee||$3,865|
|76||In Kyung Kim||$3,815|
|Withdraw||Jin Young Ko||$3,721|