1975 U.S. Women's Open

The 1975 U.S. Women's Open was the 30th U.S. Women's Open, held July 17–20 at Atlantic City Country Club in Northfield, New Jersey, west of Atlantic City.

1975 U.S. Women's Open
Tournament information
DatesJuly 17–20, 1975
LocationNorthfield, New Jersey
Course(s)Atlantic City Country Club
Organized byUSGA
Tour(s)LPGA Tour
Statistics
Par72
Length6,165 yards (5,637 m)[1]
Field155 players, 50 after cut
Cut158 (+14)
Prize fund$55,000
Winner's share$8,045
Champion
United States Sandra Palmer
295 (+7)
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This champion was Sandra Palmer at 295 (+7), four strokes ahead of the three runners-up, JoAnne Carner, Sandra Post, and amateur Nancy Lopez.[2][1][3] Age 18 and a recent high school graduate, Lopez co-led after 36 holes at 147 (+3).[4][5]

Past champions in the fieldEdit

Made the cutEdit

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
JoAnne Carner   United States 1971 73 77 74 75 299 +11 T2
Sandra Haynie   United States 1974 74 77 73 76 301 +13 6
Donna Caponi Young   United States 1969, 1970 71 74 77 75 307 +19 T16
Mary Mills   United States 1963 81 75 80 80 316 +28 40

Source:[1]

Missed the cutEdit

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Kathy Cornelius   United States 1956 79 80 159 +15
Sandra Spuzich   United States 1966 80 79 159 +15
Patty Berg   United States 1946 80 80 160 +16
Carol Mann   United States 1965 84 76 160 +16
Susie Berning   United States 1968, 1972, 1973 81
Betsy Rawls   United States 1951, 1953,
1957, 1960
85

Source:[4][5][6][7]

Final leaderboardEdit

Sunday, July 21, 1974

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Sandra Palmer   United States 78-74-71-72=295 +7 8,045
T2 JoAnne Carner   United States 73-77-74-75=299 +11 4,045
Sandra Post   Canada 74-73-76-76=299
Nancy Lopez (a)   United States 73-74-77-75=299 0
5 Susie McAllister   United States 79-75-74-72=300 +12 2,445
6 Sandra Haynie   United States 74-77-74-76=301 +13 2,245
7 Kathy Whitworth   United States 76-76-75-75=302 +14 2,045
8 Debbie Austin   United States 76-76-72-79=303 +15 1,945
T9 Jocelyne Bourassa   Canada 77-76-75-76=304 +16 1,745
Judy Rankin   United States 72-77-79-76=304
Sally Little   South Africa 80-70-73-81=304

Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Sandra Palmer wins Open". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. July 21, 1975. p. 12.
  2. ^ McDermott, Barry (July 28, 1975). "Breezing in at the Open". Sports Illustrated. p. 44.
  3. ^ Connell, Chris. "Sandra Palmer joins immortals with Women's U.S. Open win". Argus Press. (Owosso, Michigan). Associated Press. p. 12.
  4. ^ a b "Young amateur surprises pros". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). Associated Press. July 19, 1975. p. 11.
  5. ^ a b "Amateur shares U.S. Open lead". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. (Florida). UPI. July 19, 1975. p. 1-D.
  6. ^ "Rankin leads Open, Curl's 66 tops men". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. July 18, 1975. p. 26.
  7. ^ "Rankin's 72 leads Open". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. (Florida). UPI. July 18, 1975. p. 1-D.

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