|Dates June 8–11, 1978|
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
|Location Mason, Ohio|
Format Stroke play - 72 holes
|Course(s) Jack Nicklaus Golf Center|
The 1978 LPGA Championship was the 24th LPGA Championship, held June 8–11 at Jack Nicklaus Golf Center at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, a suburb northeast of Cincinnati.
Nancy Lopez, a 21-year-old tour rookie, won the first of her three major titles, all at the LPGA Championship. She finished at 275 (−13), six strokes ahead of runner-up Amy Alcott.
It was the sixth tour win for Lopez and her fourth consecutive in 1978, and she won the following week to run the streak to five.
Sunday, June 11, 1978