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The Race to the CME Globe is a season-long points competition in which LPGA Members accumulate points in every Official LPGA Tournament.  At the end of the season, the winning player will be named the “Race to the CME Globe Champion.

Season

The LPGA’s 2017 Race to the CME Globe competition begins with the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic and continues through the Blue Bay LPGA in China, and concludes with the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Florida.

Points Eligibility

Points will be awarded to LPGA Members at all Official LPGA Tournaments in the following manner:

  • For all events with a cut, points will be awarded to Members who make the cut
  • For all events without a cut (except for the Lorena Ochoa Match Play) points will be awarded to Members who finish top 40 and ties
  • For the Lorena Ochoa Match Play, points will be awarded to Members who finish in the top 32 and ties

Note (1): A Member who withdraws or is disqualified prior to the conclusion of an event will not be awarded any points.

Note (2): Points will not be allocated to Members who compete as a sponsor invitation in Official Tournaments without a cut.

Note (3): Non-members are not eligible to earn points.

Points Distribution
  • The winner of each Official LPGA event will receive 500 Race to the CME Globe points
  • The five LPGA major championships will carry 25% more value and the winner of each LPGA major championship will receive 625 Race to the CME Globe points
  • Full point distribution tables are listed below

Note (4): Points for finish positions held by non-members, and by members competing as sponsor invites in no-cut events, will not be reallocated to the pool or allocated down to the next LPGA Member.

Note (5): Ties – Players tying for a finish position will each be awarded points for the tied position. Points will not be averaged and distributed to the tied positions.

Point Distribution by Finish Position

The table below shows the specific number of points awarded to each position in each type of LPGA tournament:

Finish Position LPGA Official Events with a Cut LPGA Major Championship Events LPGA Official Events without a Cut Lorena Ochoa Invitational
1 500 625 500 500
2 300 375 300 300
3 190 238 190 190
4 135 169 135 135
5 110 138 110 110
6 100 125 100 100
7 90 113 90 90
8 85 106 85 85
9 80 100 80 80
10 75 94 75 75
11 70 88 70 70
12 65 81 65 65
13 60 75 60 60
14 57 71 57 57
15 56 70 56 56
16 55 69 55 55
17 54 68 54 54
18 53 66 53 53
19 52 65 52 52
20 51 64 51 51
21 50 63 50 50
22 49 61 49 49
23 48 60 48 48
24 47 59 47 47
25 46 58 46 46
26 45 56 45 45
27 44 55 44 44
28 43 54 43 43
29 42 53 42 42
30 41 51 41 41
31 40 50 40 40
32 39 49 39 39
33 38 48 38 -
34 37 46 37 -
35 36 45 36 -
36 35 44 35 -
37 34 43 34 -
38 33 41 33 -
39 32 40 32 -
40 31 39 31 -
41 30 38 - -
42 29 36 - -
43 28 35 - -
44 27 34 - -
45 26 33 - -
46 25 31 - -
47 24 30 - -
48 23 29 - -
49 22 28 - -
50 21 26 - -
51 20 25 - -
52 19 24 - -
53 18 23 - -
54 17 21 - -
55 16 20 - -
56 15 19 - -
57 14 18 - -
58 13 16 - -
59 12 15 - -
60 11 14 - -
61 10 13 - -
62 9 11 - -
63 8 10 - -
64 7 9 - -
65 6 8 - -
66 5 6 - -
67 4 5 - -
68 3 4 - -
69 2 3 - -
70+ 1 2 - -

Note (6): Finish positions 70 and higher carry the same point value.

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