Helen Alfredsson saved her best for last, rallying in the final round of the Senior LPGA Championship to earn a sweep of the two senior majors for 2019.
Alfredsson sizzled with a 2-under par in the final round to outduel Hall of Famer Juli Inkster and the rest of the leaders, posting a three-round total of 214 to seize the LPGA Championship title on the heels of her U.S. Senior Women’s Open win five months earlier. In a crisp and breezy final round at The Pete Dye Course at French Lick, Alfredsson was one of only two golfers to break par on the day. The final-round surge boosted Alfredsson to the winner’s circle after she’d been close to the title the prior two years, finishing runner-up in 2018 and third in 2017.
Inkster, the tourney leader entering the final round, finished three strokes behind Alfredsson in second place. Trish Johnson, the 2017 Senior LPGA champion, shared third place with Moira Dunn-Bohls. Rounding out the top 5 was Michele Redman, a former All-American and Big Ten Conference champion at Indiana University.