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Race to the CME Globe - Points Structure 2019

Basic Outline

The Race to the CME Globe is a season-long points competition in which LPGA Members accumulate points in every Official LPGA Tournament to gain entry into the season-ending CME Group Tour Championship. The player who wins the CME Group Tour Championship will be named the “Race to the CME Globe Champion.”

Season

The LPGA’s 2019 Race to the CME Globe competition begins with the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in Lake Buena Vista, Florida and continues through the event held immediately prior to the CME Group Tour Championship 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, points will be awarded to Members who finish top 40 and ties.
  • For the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, points will be awarded to Members who finish top 20 and ties.
  • For the DOW Great Lakes Bay Invitational, points will be awarded to Members who make the cut. Point values are for each player on the team.

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 on the following pages.

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.

CME Group Tour Championship Reset and Point Distribution by Finish Position

The table below shows the reset points and the points to be awarded at the CME Group Tour Championship:

Finish Position LPGA Official Events with a Cut LPGA Major Championship Event LPGA Official Events without a Cut Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions DOW Great Lakes Bay Invitational (per each player on team)
1 500 625 500 500 400
2 300 375 300 300 162
3 190 238 190 190 105
4 135 169 135 135 87
5 110 138 110 110 77
6 100 125 100 100 67
7 90 113 90 90 58
8 85 106 85 85 55
9 80 100 80 8 53
10 75 94 75 75 51
11 70 88 70 70 49
12 65 81 65 65 47
13 60 75 60 60 45
14 57 71 57 57 43
15 56 70 56 56 41
16 55 69 55 55 39
17 54 68 54 54 37
18 53 66 53 53 35
19 52 65 52 52 33
20 51 64 51 51 31
21 50 63 50 - 29
22 49 61 49 - 27
23 48 60 48 - 25
24 47 59 47 - 23
25 46 58 46 - 21
26 45 56 45 - 19
27 44 55 44 - 17
28 43 54 43 - 15
29 42 53 42 - 13
30 41 51 41 - 11
31 40 50 40 - 9
32 39 49 40 - 7
33 38 48 38 - 5
34 37 46 37 - 3
35 36 45 36 - 1
36 35 44 35 - -
 37  34 43 34 - -
38 33  41 33 - -
39 32 40 32  - -
40 31 40 32 - -
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 - - -
 
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