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2012 Kraft Nabisco Championship

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Tour(s)  LPGA Tour
Par  72
Format  Stroke play - 72 holes
2012 Kraft Nabisco Championship
Dates  March 29 – April 1, 2012
Location  Rancho Mirage, California
Course(s)  Mission Hills Country Club Dinah Shore Tourn. Course

The 2012 Kraft Nabisco Championship was played at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California, from March 29 through April 1. It was the 41st edition of the Kraft Nabisco Championship and its 30th year as a women's major golf championship.

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On the final day, I.K. Kim had a one-foot (30 cm) putt on the 18th green to seal her first major title. The putt lipped out, forcing a playoff with Sun-Young Yoo, who also shot 69 in the final round. Yoo won the sudden-death playoff with a birdie on the first extra hole. The defending champion from 2011 was Stacy Lewis, who finished two strokes back in a tie for fourth place.

Field

117 players, including 110 professionals and seven amateurs, made up the field of the 2012 Kraft Nabisco Championship. The tournament was cut to the top 70 players and ties after the second round. The cut was at +4 with 82 players advancing to play on the weekend.

First round

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Amy Yang shot a six-under 66 to claim the lead after the first round on Friday. Lindsey Wright shot 77 for second place and world number one and 2010 Kraft Nabisco Championship winner Yani Tseng shot four-under 68 for third place. Defending champion Stacy Lewis was tied for 60th place with a two-over-par score of 74.

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Second round

Friday, March 30, 2012
Yani Tseng moved into first place after the second day of the tournament, repeating her first round score of 68. Haeji Kang was one stroke back. The biggest movers into the top five were Karin Sjödin and Na Yeon Choi. Both moved from T32 after round one to T5 after the second round. 82 players made the cut which was at 148 (+4).

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Amateurs: Jutanugarn (E), Ernst (+3), Hull (+4), Lee (+11).

Third round

Saturday, March 31, 2012

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Fourth round

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Amateurs: Jutanugarn (-2), Hull (+1), Ernst (+4).

Scorecard

Final round

Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par
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Playoff

Yoo won with a birdie on the first hole (par 5, 18th hole) of a sudden-death playoff.
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References

2012 Kraft Nabisco Championship Wikipedia


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