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List of Titleholders Championship champions

The Titleholders Championship was an annual golf competition. It was established in 1937 and was a women's major championships.This event has always been conducted in stroke play competition, and it was always played at Augusta Country Club not Augusta National Golf Club, except in 1972.

Patty Berg holds the record for the most victories with seven, and Berg had the most consecutive wins with three.

Key

Tournament won in a playoff
* Tournament won by an amateur
¤ Tournament was won in 54-holes

Champions

Year Country Champion Total score Total par Notes
1937 23x15px USA Berg, PattyPatty Berg * 240  ¤ +3 [1]
1938 23x15px USA Berg, PattyPatty Berg * 311 -5 [2]
1939 23x15px USA Berg, PattyPatty Berg * 319 +19 [3][4]
1940 23x15px USA Hicks, HelenHelen Hicks * 336 +36 [5]
1941 23x15px USA Kirby, DorothyDorothy Kirby * 224  ¤ -1 [6]
1942 23x15px USA Kirby, DorothyDorothy Kirby * 239  ¤ +14 [7]
1943 None
1944 None
1945 None
1946 23x15px USA Suggs, LouiseLouise Suggs * 314 +14 [8]
1947 23x15px USA Zaharias, BabeBabe Zaharias * 304 +4 [9]
1948 23x15px USA Berg, PattyPatty Berg 308 +8 [10]
1949 23x15px USA Kirk, PeggyPeggy Kirk * 299 -1 [11]
1950 23x15px USA Zaharias, BabeBabe Zaharias 298 +10 [12]
1951 23x15px USA O'Sullivan, PatPat O'Sullivan * 301 +13 [12]
1952 23x15px USA Zaharias, BabeBabe Zaharias 299 +11 [12]
1953 23x15px USA Berg, PattyPatty Berg 294 +6 [12]
1954 23x15px USA Suggs, LouiseLouise Suggs 293 +5 [12]
1955 23x15px USA Berg, PattyPatty Berg 291 +3 [12]
1956 23x15px USA Suggs, LouiseLouise Suggs 302 +2 [12]
1957 23x15px USA Berg, PattyPatty Berg 293 +8 [12]
1958 23x15px USA Hanson, BeverlyBeverly Hanson 299 +11 [12]
1959 23x15px USA Suggs, LouiseLouise Suggs 297 +9 [12]
1960 23x15px URY Crocker, FayFay Crocker 303 +15 [13]
1961 23x15px USA Wright, MickeyMickey Wright 299 +11 [13]
1962 23x15px USA Wright, MickeyMickey Wright † 295 +7 [13][a]
1963 23x15px USA Smith, MarilynnMarilynn Smith † 292 E [13][b]
1964 23x15px USA Smith, MarilynnMarilynn Smith 289 +1 [13]
1965 23x15px USA Whitworth, KathyKathy Whitworth 287 -1 [13]
1966 23x15px USA Whitworth, KathyKathy Whitworth 291 +3 [13]
1967 None
1968 None
1969 None
1970 None
1971 None
1972 23x15px USA Palmer, SandraSandra Palmer 283 -1 [14]

Multiple winners

This table lists the golfers who have won more than one Titleholders Championship as a major championship. Bolded years and player name indicates consecutive victories. The (a) denotes amateur golfer.

Deceased golfer †
Grand Slam winners ‡
Country Golfer Total Years
23x15px USA Patty Berg 7 1937 (a), 1938 (a), 1939 (a), 1948, 1953, 1955, 1957
23x15px USA Louise Suggs 4 1946 (a), 1954, 1956, 1959
23x15px USA Babe Zaharias 3 1947 (a), 1950, 1952
23x15px USA Dorothy Kriby (a) 2 1941, 1942
23x15px USA Mickey Wright 2 1961, 1962
23x15px USA Marilynn Smith 2 1963, 1964
23x15px USA Kathy Whitworth 2 1965, 1966

Notes

  • a Mickey Wright won in an 18-hole playoff over Ruth Jessen, 69-72.
  • b Marilynn Smith won in an 18-hole playoff over Mickey Wright, 72-73.

Winners by nationality

This table lists the total number of titles won by golfers of each nationality as a major.

Rank Nationality Wins Winners First title Last title
1 23x15px United States 27 12 1937 1972
2 23x15px Uruguay 1 1 1960

See also

References

  1. ^ "Patty Berg Triumphs". The Montreal Gazette (Montreal, Canada). Associated Press. January 18, 1937. p. 16. Retrieved May 14, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Patty Berg Races Ahead Of Golfers In Augusta Event". The Spartanburg Herald (Spartanburg, South Carolina). Associated Press. January 17, 1938. p. 7. Retrieved May 14, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Patty Berg Wins Title With 319". Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. January 20, 1939. Retrieved July 7, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Patty Berg Again Is Augusta Winner". Ellensburg Daily Record (Ellensburg, Washington). Associated Press. January 20, 1939. p. 6. Retrieved May 14, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Augusta Golf to Mrs. Harb". San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Texas). Associated Press. January 19, 1940. p. 11A. 
  6. ^ "Dorothy Kirby Ties Own Golf Record". The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). April 10, 1941. p. 35. Retrieved May 14, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Miss Kirby Keeps Title". Reading Eagle (Reading, Pennsylvania). April 3, 1942. p. 20. Retrieved May 14, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Suggs Wins Titleholders Golf Event". St. Petersburg Times (St. Petersburg, Florida). United Press. April 13, 1946. p. 12. Retrieved May 14, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Zaharias Cops Golf Crown". The Milwaukee Sentinel (Milwaukee, Wisconsin). Associated Press. March 31, 1947. pp. 2–4. Retrieved May 14, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Berg Captures Titleholders Golf Tourney". The Spartanburg Herald (Spartanburg, South Carolina). Associated Press. March 22, 1948. p. 7. Retrieved May 14, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Peggy Kirk Wins Augusta Tourney". The Evening Independent (St. Petersburg, Florida). Associated Press. March 21, 1949. p. 10. Retrieved May 14, 2010. 
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j LPGA Tournament Chronology - 1950-59
  13. ^ a b c d e f g LPGA Tournament Chronology - 1960-69
  14. ^ LPGA Tournament Chronology - 1970-79

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