To qualify for entrance into the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame, members of the LPGA Tour, who were active in 1998 and going forward, must meet the criteria outlined below. An LPGA Tour member who was active prior to 1998 and has since been inactive for more than five years would be eligible for the Veteran's Category. Entrance to the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame is limited to LPGA Tour members who meet the following criteria:
- Must be/have been an "active" LPGA Tour member for 10 years
- Must have won/been awarded at least one of the following - an LPGA major championship, the Vare Trophy or Rolex Player of the Year honors; and
- Must have accumulated a total of 27 points, which are awarded as follows - one point for each LPGA official tournament win, two points for each LPGA major tournament win and one point for each Vare Trophy or Rolex Player of the Year honor earned.
Veteran's (inactive) members:
Each year the Veteran's Committee may choose to nominate one retired LPGA Tour player to the LPGA Tour membership for a vote to entrance to the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame. To be nominated by the Veteran's Committee, a player must receive a two-thirds vote of the committee members. Any member nominated by the Veteran's Committee must receive at least a 75 percent majority vote of the LPGA Tour membership who respond by ballot. To be considered by the Veteran's Committee for entrance to the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame, retired members of the LPGA Tour should:
- Have been an "active" member of the LPGA Tour for a minimum of 10 years;
- Have been an inactive or retired member of the LPGA Tour for a minimum of five consecutive years prior to the year of nomination;
- Have won/been awarded at least one of the following - an LPGA major championship, the Vare Trophy or Rolex Player of the Year honors; and
- Have had an extraordinary career that significantly impacted the growth of the LPGA Tour.