1975 LPGA Championship

The 1975 LPGA Championship was the 21st LPGA Championship, held May 29 to June 1 at Pine Ridge Golf Course in Lutherville, Maryland, a suburb north of Baltimore.

1975 LPGA Championship
Tournament information
DatesMay 29 – June 1, 1975
LocationLutherville, Maryland
Course(s)Pine Ridge Golf Course
Tour(s)LPGA Tour
FormatStroke play – 72 holes
Statistics
Par73
Field96 players, 53 after cut[1]
Cut152 (+6)
Prize fund$55,000
Winner's share$8,000
Champion
United States Kathy Whitworth
288 (−4)
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Lutherville is located in the United States
Lutherville
Lutherville
Pine Ridge GC is located in Maryland
Pine Ridge GC
Pine Ridge GC

Kathy Whitworth won her third LPGA Championship, a stroke ahead of defending champion Sandra Haynie.[2][3][4] It was Whitworth's sixth and final major title.

Past champions in the fieldEdit

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Kathy Whitworth   United States 1967, 1971 70 70 75 73 288 −4 1
Sandra Haynie   United States 1965, 1974 72 72 71 74 289 −3 2
Sandra Post   Canada 1968 73 73 76 73 295 +3 T11
Mary Mills   United States 1964, 1973 78 74 71 75 298 +6 T20
Gloria Ehret   United States 1966 77 73 77 76 303 +11 T38
Judy Kimball   United States 1962 78 74 75 76 303 +11 T38
Kathy Ahern   United States 1972 76 76 76 80 308 +16 T47

Source:[3][4][5][6]

Final leaderboardEdit

Sunday, June 1, 1975

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Kathy Whitworth   United States 70-70-75-73=288 −4 8,000
2 Sandra Haynie   United States 72-72-71-74=289 −3 5,650
3 Jo Ann Washam   United States 71-76-72-71=290 −2 4,300
4 Donna Caponi Young   United States 72-72-73-74=291 −1 3,300
5 Carol Mann   United States 71-77-72-72=292 E 2,550
T6 Jocelyne Bourassa   Canada 74-74-72-73=293 +1 1,875
Sandra Palmer   United States 74-71-73-75=293
Sandra Spuzich   United States 68-78-75-72=293
T9 JoAnne Carner   United States 73-77-74-70=294 +2 1,475
Chako Higuchi   Japan 75-74-74-71=294

Source:[3][4][5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Whitworth in charge of LPGA". St. Petersburg Times. (Florida). Associated Press. May 31, 1975. p. 6-C.
  2. ^ "Whitworth wet, but the winner". Pittsburgh Press. UPI. June 2, 1975. p. 26.
  3. ^ a b c "Whitworth's LPGA champ". St. Petersburg Times. (Florida). AP, UPI wires. June 2, 1975. p. 3-C.
  4. ^ a b c "Whitworth rallies in LPGA". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. June 2, 1975. p. 17.
  5. ^ a b "Whitworth wins LPGA crown by 1". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. June 2, 1975. p. 4B.
  6. ^ a b "Final standings". Reading Eagle. (Pennsylvania). Associated Press. June 2, 1975. p. 21.

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Coordinates: 39°26′42″N 76°34′52″W / 39.445°N 76.581°W / 39.445; -76.581