25th Anniversary of Jump

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.


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.


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.

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.

Brittany Lincicome

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Grace Park

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

Patricia Meunier - Lebouc

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

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.

Annika Sorenstam

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

Karrie Webb

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

Dottie Pepper

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

Pat Hurst

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

Betsy King

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

Patty Sheehan

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

Nanci Bowen

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

Donna Andrews

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

Helen Alfredsson

Helen Alfredsson wins but doesn't take the leap.

Dottie Mochrie (Pepper)

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

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.

Betsy King

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

Juli Inkster

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

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.