THE 2014 KRAFT NABISCO CHAMPIONSHIP

25th Anniversary of Jump

2013
Inbee Park

Last year Inbee Park plunged into golf history! Park took her victory leap into Poppie’s Pond with her entourage by her side. Although she claimed the water was a bit chilly, Park was thrilled to join the winner’s circle on a day that also marked the 25th Anniversary of the jump.

 


2012
Sun Young Yoo

Sun Young Yoo kept her leap simple after winning the 2012 Kraft Nabisco Championship noting: "I didn't know it was going to be that cold. As soon as I ran in there, I was like, oh, that's cold. It was great." Her caddie John Limanti on the other hand, put a little more creativity into it.

 


2011
Stacy Lewis

The 40th staging of Golf's First Major. Golf Digest writer Jaime Diaz names the Jump in Poppie's Pond one of "Golf's Five Best Ceremonies". Stacy Lewis makes a huge splash by making the Kraft Nabisco Championship her first LPGA victory.

2010
Yani Tseng

A non-swimmer, Yani Tseng flashes her famous smile while taking a "leap of faith" into Poppie's Pond. She was still smiling a short time later when a 7.2 earthquake interrupted her victory press conference in the Media Center.

2009
Brittany Lincicome

An avid fisherman, Brittany Lincicome reels in the big one with her first major tournament victory.

2008
Lorena Ochoa

Con amigos y familia, Lorena Ochoa celebrated her second consecutive major win with a live mariachi band and the largest pool party yet.

2007
Morgan Pressel

Just ten months after graduating from high school, Morgan Pressel took the victory plunge at age 18 with grandmother Evelyn Krickstein and caddie Jon Yarbrough.

2006
Karrie Webb

Karrie Webb celebrates her Webb-feat with a double cannonball with caddie Mike Paterson. Karrie is also the first Kraft Nabisco winner to test the waters of Poppie's Pond in Champions Lake at 18.

2005
Annika Sorenstam

Annika Sorenstam goes for her third "SorenSwim," this time making it adults only. For her celebratory jump in the lake, she took her sister Charlotta (left) along for the leap.

2004
Grace Park

Grace Park turns the 18th green into Grace-land and takes a stylish swim in the lake.

2003
Patricia Meunier - Lebouc

Making sure Patricia Meunier – Lebouc kept to tradition, husband Antoine Lebouc carried Patricia into the pond for her victory swim.

2002
Annika Sorenstam

Sorenstam celebrates the tournament's first back-to-back victories since Sandra Post in 1978 and 1979 by wading into the lake with caddie Terry McNamara and daughter Reilly McNamara.

2001
Annika Sorenstam

Annika Sorenstam leaps into the lake just nine days after walking on water by shooting the first 59 in LPGA Tour history.

2000
Karrie Webb

Karrie Webb makes her Australian homeland proud with an Olympic-quality dive "down under."

1999
Dottie Pepper

Dottie Pepper gets most hang time with dive following incredible victory.

1998
Pat Hurst

Non-swimmer Pat Hurst wades in, which drove the crowd wild.

1997
Betsy King

Hall of Famer Betsy King finds third time is a charm and joins the dive team.

1996
Patty Sheehan

Hall of Famer Patty Sheehan cartwheeled her way into the water.

1995
Nanci Bowen

Nanci Bowen, a surprising and joyous winner, took a leap into the lake.

1994
Donna Andrews

Donna Andrews, before back problems, took a leap in Dinah's memory.

1993
Helen Alfredsson

Helen Alfredsson wins but doesn't take the leap.

1992
Dottie Mochrie (Pepper)

Dottie Mochrie wins in a playoff at the lake-less 10th hole. No dive. (Photo taken from '93 tournament)

1991
Amy Alcott

Not Getty image (Photo courtesy Kraft Nabisco Championship) Amy Alcott, Dinah Shore and caddie Bill Kurre took the most famous leap of all.

1990
Betsy King

Betsy King wins for a second time, but doesn't dive in.

1989
Juli Inkster

Inkster does not dive. The tradition has not yet caught on.

1988
Amy Alcott

Not Getty image (Lennox McLendon/Associated Press) The splash heard 'round the world: Overcome by excitement, Amy Alcott tells caddie Bill Kurre to "let it rip." They test the waters for the first time.