| May 15–18, 1997|
DuPont Country Club
Stroke play - 72 holes
| Wilmington, Delaware|
The 1997 LPGA Championship was the 43rd LPGA Championship, played May 15–18 at DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware.
Christa Johnson won her only major title in a sudden-death playoff over Leta Lindley. The win came with a par on the second extra hole, after both had players bogeyed the first. Johnson and Lindley were co-leaders after 54 holes. It was the first playoff at the LPGA Championship since 1970, then a full 18-hole round on Monday.
This was the fourth of eleven consecutive LPGA Championships at DuPont Country Club.
1997 LPGA Championship Wikipedia
Sunday, May 18, 1997
Source:Sudden-death playoff held on holes 18 and 10.