1984 Nabisco Dinah Shore

The 1984 Nabisco Dinah Shore was a women's professional golf tournament, held April 5–8 at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California. This was the thirteenth edition of the ANA Inspiration, and the second as a major championship. With a purse of $400,000 and a winner's share of $55,000, this was the richest event in women's golf in 1984.[2][3]

1984 Nabisco Dinah Shore
Tournament information
DatesApril 5–8, 1984
LocationRancho Mirage, California
Course(s)Mission Hills Country Club
Tour(s)LPGA Tour
FormatStroke play - 72 holes
Statistics
Par72
Length6,265 yards (5,729 m)[1]
Prize fund$400,000
Winner's share$55,000
Champion
United States Juli Inkster
280 (−8), playoff
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Juli Inkster, 23, won the first of her seven major titles in a sudden-death playoff over Pat Bradley, with a par on the first extra hole.[2][3][4] It was Inkster's second win on tour; she turned professional eight months earlier and won the Safeco Classic near Seattle in September 1983.[2][5]

Defending champion Amy Alcott finished at even par 288, eight strokes back in a tie for tenth.[2][3]

Final leaderboard edit

Sunday, April 8, 1984

Place Player Score To par Money ($)
T1   Juli Inkster 70-73-69-68=280 −8 Playoff
  Pat Bradley 75-66-69-70=280
3   Dale Eggeling 74-69-67-72=282 −6 23,833
4   Beth Daniel 74-75-65-69=283 −5 21,000
T5   JoAnne Carner 72-68-70-74=284 −4 15,440
  Sally Little 72-72-70-70=284
7   Laurie Rinker 72-71-72-71=286 −2 11,112
T8   Jane Crafter 74-75-72-66=287 −1 8,788
  Patty Sheehan 69-72-75-71=287
T10   Amy Alcott 71-72-74-71=288 E 6,552
  Judy Dickinson 70-73-73-72=288
  Jo Ann Washam 74-75-69-70=288
  Kathy Whitworth 69-75-70-74=288

Source:[1][3]

Playoff edit

Place Player Score To par Money ($)
1   Juli Inkster 4 E 55,000
2   Pat Bradley 5 +1 33,000

The sudden-death playoff began and ended on the first extra hole, the par 4 fifteenth.
Source:[1][2]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c "Scoreboard: Dinah Shore LPGA". Spokane Chronicle. Associated Press. April 9, 1984. p. 17.
  2. ^ a b c d e Diaz, Jaime (April 16, 1984). "Looking like a million". Sports Illustrated. p. 68.
  3. ^ a b c d "Tour rookie banks richest prize". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. April 9, 1984. p. 2B.
  4. ^ "Rookie Inkster tops Bradley in playoff". Palm Beach Post. Associated Press. April 9, 1984. p. D1.
  5. ^ "LPGA rookie overcomes hall of famer". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. September 19, 1983. p. 2B.

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