As you watch, who will be playing at the LPGA stop in Singapore

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Lydia Ko of New Zealand, Minjee Lee of Australia, Jin Young Ko of South Korea, Nelly Korda of the United States and Brooke Henderson of Canada pose for photos during the launch of the HSBC Women's World Championship.

Lydia Ko of New Zealand, Minjee Lee of Australia, Jin Young Ko of South Korea, Nelly Korda of the United States and Brooke Henderson of Canada pose for photos during the launch of the HSBC Women’s World Championship.

The HSBC LPGA Women’s World Championship, affectionately known as the “Asia Major”, celebrates 15 years this week in Singapore, and nine of the top 10 golfers in the Rolex Rankings are set to attend the event anniversary at the Tanjong Course at Sentosa Golf Club. . Ahead of the 66-player field is the world No.1 Lydia Ko and defending champion and No. 5 Jin Young Cowho will compete for the $1.8 million prize purse, with $270,000 going to the winner of the 72-hole, no-cut event.

It is an American who will be doing her first competition Lilia Wu, who became the first Rolex First Time Winner of 2023 last week at the Honda LPGA Thailand. The 25-year-old Vu, a three-time All-American at UCLA, came from six shots back after 54 holes to beat the third-round leader and tour rookie. Natthakritta Vongtaveelap, who was trying to win in her first start as an LPGA member. Vu carded a bogey, 8-under 64 in the final round at Siam Country Club to finish at 22-under 266 and beat Thailand’s Vongtaveelap by one stroke.

How to watch the HSBC Women’s World Championship

You can watch the 2023 HSBC Women’s World Championship on Golf Channel, Peacock, and the NBC Sports app. Here’s the full TV and streaming schedule:

  • Wednesday, March 1: 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. ET, Golf Channel and Peacock

  • Thursday, March 2: 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. ET, Golf Channel and Peacock

  • Friday, March 3: 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. ET, Golf Channel and Peacock

  • Saturday, March 4: 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. ET, Golf Channel and Peacock

Who’s playing in 2023 HSBC Women’s World Championship

The same nine players in the Rolex Rankings Top 10 who played in Thailand will play in Singapore (including a finish at the Honda LPGA Thailand last week):

  • Lydia Ko (T-6)

  • Nelly Korda (T-6)

  • Minjee Lee (67th)

  • Atthaya Thitikul (3rd)

  • Jin Young Co (T-6)

  • Brooke Henderson (T-44)

  • In Gee Chun (T-27)

  • Hyo-Joo Kim (T-10)

  • Nasa Hataoka (T-23)

In particular, the five major champions from 2022 are competing this week: the Chevron champion Jennifer Kupcho (USA), PGA Women’s champion KPMG Chun (South Korea), US Women’s Open champion Lee (Australia), Amundi champion Evian Henderson (Canada) and AIG Women’s Open champion Ashley Buhai (South Africa).

Sponsorship exemptions went to two-time Olympians Tiffany Chan from Hong Kong, China Yu Liu and Shi Yutingworld No. 33 Mao Saigo and Singapore itself Amanda Tan, who won the HSBC Women’s World Qualifying Tournament to advance to the LPGA event for the fifth time.

No. 23 Jessica Korda, who turned 30 on Monday, is currently listed in the field after missing last week for an undisclosed reason. Korda missed the last two events of 2022 due to a back injury. Number 6 is jumping this week Lexi Thompsonwho told reporters she would be at home in Florida working.

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Past winners HSBC Women’s World Championship







Jin Young Co (South Korea)

17 – under 271

2 strokes

Minjee Lee (Australia)In Gee Chun (South Korea)


Hyo Joo Kim (South Korea)

17 – under 271

1 stroke

Hannah Green (Australia)


No event





Hyun Park songs (South Korea)

15 – under 273

2 strokes

Minjee Lee (Australia)


Michelle Wie West (United States)

17 – under 271

1 stroke

Jenny Shin (South Korea), Brooke Henderson (Canada), Danielle Kang (United States), Nelly Korda (United States)


Inbe Park (South Korea)

19 – under 269

1 stroke

Ariya Jutanugarn (Thailand)

Previously at the HSBC Women’s World Championship

Last year at Sentosa Golf Club, then-world No.1 Jin Young Co started her 2022 season with a win in Singapore, carding a 6-under 66 in the final round to finish at 17-under 271 and win by two shots over Minjee Lee and In Gee Chun. The victory marked Ko’s sixth victory in her last 10 LPGA starts and set two new benchmarks in the record books as she recorded her 15th consecutive round in the 60s and her 30th consecutive round under par.

Mexico Lorena Ochoa, who was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2017, the first Women’s World Championship in 2008. Ochoa set a tournament scoring record of 20-under 268 at Tana Merah Country Club, also in Singapore. South Korea Ha Na Hang set the scoring record at Sentosa Golf Club’s Serapong Course in 2016, finishing at 19-under 269. Inbe Park matching Hang’s scoring record of 19 under in 2017 at the Tanjong Sentosa Course, winning her second career HSBC Women’s World Championship.

More about Sentosa Golf Club’s Tanjong Course

Sentosa Golf Club’s Tanjong Course, which has hosted the HSBC Women’s World Championship since 2017, was originally designed by a British golfer and architect. Frank Pennink in 1972. It was redesigned by Max Wexler and Chris Pitman in the 1990s and again by a general manager Andrew Johnson in 2015. Johnston had overseen work on Sentosa’s Serapong Course several years earlier and was invited by the club to stay on, first as a worker and later as a major overhaul designer. The course plays as a par 72, stretches 6,774 yards and features 54 bunkers. Twelve holes have areas where water enters. The course features large Bermudagrass greens, with an average size of 10,600 square feet. In recent years, the club has added more than 150 trees to the Tanjong Course.

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