Winner of her first Major last year at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, two wins this time round have lifted the 27 year-old American to second in the world rankings. She was 11th at Carnoustie last year.
Winner of the LPGA Championship in 2007, she has two top tens out of three in this year’s majors. The 31 year-old Norwegian is sixth in the world rankings.
The 23 year-old from Taiwan burst onto scene by winning 2008 LPGA Championship. World No 1 is bidding for a hat-trick of Ricoh Women’s British Open wins.
Two tournament wins this season have put the 20 year-old Scot at the top of the Ladies European Tour rankings. Turned pro at age of 17 after prolific amateur career.
Na Yeon Choi
South Korean broke her LPGA duck in 2009 at Samsung World Championship. The 24 year-old secured her first major this year with a four-shot victory in the US Women’s Open.
Famous for playing in pink, the ‘Pink Panther’ won 2010 US Open by four strokes at Oakmont despite thumb injury to claim first major title. Eleven tournament wins.
The 2008 US Women’s Open winner from Korea tops the LPGA rankings after winning the Evian Masters, which is to become the fifth women’s major.
Led the Ricoh Women’s British Open going into the final round last year before falling back to fifth. The German won her maiden LET title in South Africa.
The last home player to win the British Women’s Open title, the 43 year-old Scot triumphed at Royal Lytham. The mum of two won this year’s Ladies Irish Open and has four LPGA wins to her credit.
Has combined university studies at Stanford with golf, but still looking for first major after turning pro at the age of 16. Good track record on British soil with three top 20 finishes.