LPGA Yearly Scoring Leaders

Vare Trophy Winners for Low Scoring Average on the LPGA Tour

Beth Daniel
Beth Daniel was a three-time winner of the LPGA Vare Trophy as the seasonal scoring average leader. Doug Pensinger / Getty Images

The Vare Trophy, named after the great amateur golfer Glenna Collett Vare, is awarded annually by the LPGA Tour to the LPGA golfer with the lowest scoring average (minimum 70 rounds). Below is the full list of annual scoring leaders, going back to 1953, the first year the Vare Trophy was awarded.

But first: Which golfers led the LPGA in scoring most often?

LPGA's Vare Trophy Winners (Lowest Scoring Average)

2018 - Ariya Jutanugarn, 69.415
2017 - Lexi Thompson, 69.114
2016 - In Gee Chun, 69.583
2015 - Inbee Park, 69.415
2014 - Stacy Lewis, 69.53
2013 - Stacy Lewis, 69.48
2012 - Inbee Park, 70.21
2011 - Yani Tseng, 69.66
2010 - Na Yeon Choi, 69.87
2009 - Lorena Ochoa, 70.16
2008 - Lorena Ochoa, 69.70
2007 - Lorena Ochoa, 69.69
2006 - Lorena Ochoa, 69.24
2005 - Annika Sorenstam, 69.33
2004 - Grace Park, 69.99
2003 - Se Ri Pak, 70.03
2002 - Annika Sorenstam, 68.70
2001 - Annika Sorenstam, 69.42
2000 - Karrie Webb, 70.05
1999 - Karrie Webb, 69.43
1998 - Annika Sorenstam, 69.99
1997 - Karrie Webb, 70.00
1996 - Annika Sorenstam, 70.47
1995 - Annika Sorenstam, 71.00
1994 - Beth Daniel, 70.90
1993 - Betsy King, 70.85
1992 - Dottie Pepper, 70.80
1991 - Pat Bradley, 70.66
1990 - Beth Daniel, 70.54
1989 - Beth Daniel, 70.38
1988 - Colleen Walker, 71.26
1987 - Betsy King, 71.14
1986 - Pat Bradley, 71.10
1985 - Nancy Lopez, 70.73
1984 - Patty Sheehan, 71.40
1983 - JoAnne Carner, 71.41
1982 - JoAnne Carner, 71.49
1981 - JoAnne Carner, 71.75
1980 - Amy Alcott, 71.51
1979 - Nancy Lopez, 71.20
1978 - Nancy Lopez, 71.76
1977 - Judy Rankin, 72.16
1976 - Judy Rankin, 72.25
1975 - JoAnne Carner, 72.40
1974 - JoAnne Carner, 72.87
1973 - Judy Rankin, 73.08
1972 - Kathy Whitworth, 72.38
1971 - Kathy Whitworth, 72.88
1970 - Kathy Whitworth, 72.26
1969 - Kathy Whitworth, 72.38
1968 - Carol Mann, 72.04
1967 - Kathy Whitworth, 72.74
1966 - Kathy Whitworth, 72.60
1965 - Kathy Whitworth, 72.61
1964 - Mickey Wright, 72.46
1963 - Mickey Wright, 72.81
1962 - Mickey Wright, 73.67
1961 - Mickey Wright, 73.55
1960 - Mickey Wright, 73.25
1959 - Betsy Rawls, 74.03
1958 - Beverly Hanson, 74.92
1957 - Louise Suggs, 74.64
1956 - Patty Berg, 74.57
1955 - Patty Berg, 74.47
1954 - Babe Zaharias, 75.48
1953 - Patty Berg, 75.00