Los Angeles Open


 

The Los Angeles Open

 
The Los Angeles Open tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

First played in 1926, the Los Angeles Open has been played under various titles, increasingly sponsor related: Los Angeles Open (1926-70 and 1984-86); Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (1971-83); Los Angeles Open presented by Nissan (1987, '88); Nissan Los Angeles Open (1989-94); Nissan Open (1995-2007); Northern Trust Open (2008-16); Genesis Open (2017- ).

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2018
Genesis
Watson, Bubba
Riviera CC, Calif.
272 (-12)
$1,296,000
Played as the Genesis Open (Feb 15-18). Second-placed Kevin Na (USA) and Tony Finau (USA) finished 2 shots behind Watson (USA), who recorded his tenth PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2017
Genesis
Johnson, Dustin
Riviera CC, Calif.
267 (-17)
$1,260,000
Played as the Genesis Open (Feb 16-19; formerly Northern Trust Open). Second-placed Thomas Pieters (Belg) and Scott Brown (USA) finished 5 shots behind Johnson (USA), whose win took him to No.1 in the official world rankings for the first time in his career. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2016
Northern Trust
Watson, Bubba
Riviera CC, Calif.
269 (-15)
$1,224,000
Played as the Northern Trust Open (Feb 18-21). Second-placed Adam Scott (Aus) and Jason Kokrak (USA) finished 1 shot behind Watson (USA), who won this event for the second time. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2015
Northern Trust
Hahn, James
278 (-6)
$1,206,000
Played as the Northern Trust Open (19-22). First-time PGA Tour winner Hahn (USA) beat Dustin Johnson (USA) with a birdie two at the third playoff hole. Paul Casey (Eng) was eliminated at the second playoff hole, when both his opponents scored birdie threes. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2014
Northern Trust
269 (-15)
$1,206,000
Played as the Northern Trust Open (Feb 13-16). Second-placed Dustin Johnson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Watson (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win since the 2012 Masters Tournament. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2013
Northern Trust
Merrick, John
273 (-11)
$1,188,000
Played as the Northern Trust Open (Feb 14-17). Merrick (USA) beat Charlie Beljan (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole, to record his first PGA Tour win in his 169th start on the tour. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2012
Northern Trust
277 (-7)
$1,188,000
Played as the Northern Trust Open (Feb 16-19). Haas (USA) beat Phil Mickelson (USA) and Keegan Bradley (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2011
Northern Trust
272 (-12)
$1,170,000
Played as the Northern Trust Open (Feb 17-20). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 2 shots behind Baddeley (Aus). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2010
Northern Trust
268 (-16)
$1,152,000
Played as the Northern Trust Open (Feb 4-7). Second-placed Luke Donald (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Stricker (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2009
Northern Trust
269 (-15)
$1,134,000
Played as the Northern Trust Open (Feb 19-22). Second-placed Steve Stricker (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Mickelson (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2008
Northern Trust
272 (-12)
$1,116,000
Played as the Northern Trust Open (Feb 14-17; formerly Nissan Open). Second-placed Jeff Quinney (USA) finished 2 shots behind Mickelson (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2007
Nissan
268 (-16)
$936,000
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 15-18). Howell III (USA) beat Phil Mickelson (USA) with a par at the third playoff hole, to record his second PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2006
Nissan
271 (-13)
$918,000
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 16-19). Second-placed and defending champion Adam Scott (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Sabbatini (RSA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2005
Nissan
133 (-9)
$864,000
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 17-20). Scott (Aus) beat Chad Campbell (USA) at the first playoff hole. Event reduced to 36 holes due to heavy rain, and as such not recorded as an official PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2004
Nissan
267 (-17)
$864,000
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 19-22). Second-placed Shigeki Maruyama (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Weir (Can). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2003
Nissan
275 (-9)
$810,000
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 20-23). Weir (Can) beat Charles Howell III (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record his fifth PGA Tour win. Howell led by 3 shots going into the final round and going into the last nine holes. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2002
Nissan
269 (-15)
$666,000
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 14-17). Second-placed Brad Faxon (USA), Scott McCarron (USA) and Rory Sabbatini (RSA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Mattiace (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2001
Nissan
276 (-8)
$612,000
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 22-25). Allenby (Aus) won a six-way playoff against Brandel Chamblee (USA), Toshi Izawa (Jpn), Dennis Paulson (USA), Jeff Sluman (USA) and Bob Tway (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
2000
Nissan
Triplett, Kirk
272 (-12)
$558,000
Played as the Nissan Open (17-20). Second-placed Jesper Parnevik (Swe) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Triplett (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1999
Nissan
270 (-14)
$504,000
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 18-21). Second-placed Davis Love III (USA), Ted Tryba (USA) and Tiger Woods (USA) finished 2 shots behind Els (RSA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1998
Nissan
272 (-12)
$378,000
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 26-Mar 1). Mayfair (USA) beat Tiger Woods (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Valencia CC, nr Santa Clarita, CA].
1997
Nissan
272 (-12)
$252,000
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 27-Mar 2). Second-placed and defending champion Craig Stadler (USA) finished 3 shots behind Faldo (Eng), who recorded the last of his nine PGA Tour wins. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1996
Nissan
278 (-6)
$216,000
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 22-25). Second-placed Mark Brooks (USA), Fred Couples (USA), Scott Simpson (USA) and Mark Wiebe (USA) finished 1 shot behind Stadler (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1995
Nissan
268 (-16)
$216,000
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 23-26). Second-placed Jay Don Blake (USA) and Kenny Perry (USA) finished shots behind defending champion Pavin (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1994
Nissan
271 (-13)
$180,000
Played as the Nissan Los Angeles Open (Feb 10-13). Second-placed Fred Couples (USA) finished 2 shot behind Pavin (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1993
Nissan
206 (-7)
$180,000
Played as the Nissan Los Angeles Open (Feb 25-28). Second-placed Dave Barr (Can), Fred Couples (USA), Donnie Hammond (USA) and Payne Stewart (USA) finished 3 shots behind Kite (USA), who recorded the last of his 19 PGA Tour wins. Event reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1992
Nissan
269 (-15)
$180,000
Played as the Nissan Los Angeles Open (Feb 27-Mar 1). Couples (USA) beat Davis Love III (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to win this event for the second time in three years. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1991
Nissan
Schulz, Ted
272 (-12)
$180,000
Played as the Nissan Los Angeles Open (Feb 20-24). Second-placed Jeff Sluman (USA) finished 1 shot behind Schulz (USA), who recorded the second of his two PGA Tour wins. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1990
Nissan
266 (-18)
$180,000
Played as the Nissan Los Angeles Open (Feb 22-25). Second-placed Gil Morgan (USA) finished 3 shots behind Couples (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1989
Nissan
272 (-12)
$180,000
Played as the Nissan Los Angeles Open (Jan 2-5). Second-placed Sandy Lyle (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Calcavecchia (USA), who posted his fifth PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1988
Nissan
Beck, Chip
267 (-17)
$135,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open presented by Nissan (Feb 25-28). Second-placed Mac O'Grady (USA) and Bill Sander (USA) finished 4 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Beck (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1987
Nissan
Chen, Tze-chung
275 (-9)
$108,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open presented by Nissan (Feb 19-22). Chen Tze-chung (Taiw; known as "T.C." Chen) beat Ben Crenshaw (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. This was Chen's first and only PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1986
x
270 (-14)
$81,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Feb 20-23). Second-placed Clarence Rose (USA) finished 7 shots behind Tewell (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1985
x
264 (-20)
$72,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 24-27). Second-placed Hal Sutton (USA) finished 7 shots behind Wadkins (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1984
x
Edwards, David
279 (-5)
$72,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Feb 16-19). Second-placed Jack Renner (USA) finished 3 shots behind Edwards (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1983
Glen Campbell
270 (-14)
$54,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Jan 13-16). Second-placed Gibby Gilbert (USA), Mark McCumber (USA) and Lanny Wadkins (USA) finished 2 shots behind Morgan (USA), who posted back-to-back wins in the first two PGA Tour events of 1983. [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1982
Glen Campbell
271 (-13)
$54,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Feb 18-21). Watson (USA) beat defending champion Johnny Miller (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole, to win this event for the second time in three years. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1981
Glen Campbell
270 (-14)
$54,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Feb 19-22). Second-placed Tom Weiskopf (USA) finished 2 shots behind Miller (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1980
Glen Campbell
276 (-8)
$45,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Feb 21-24). Second-placed Bob Gilder (USA) and Don January (USA) finished 1 shot behind Watson (USA), who recorded his 20th PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1979
Glen Campbell
276 (-8)
$45,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Feb 22-25). Second-placed Lon Hinkle (USA) finished 1 shot behind Wadkins (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1978
Glen Campbell
278 (-6)
$40,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Feb 16-19). Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 2 shots behind Morgan (USA), who posted his second PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1977
Glen Campbell
273 (-11)
$40,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Feb 17-20). Second-placed Lanny Wadkins (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Purtzer (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1976
Glen Campbell
272 (-12)
$37,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Feb 19-22). Second-placed Tom Watson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Irwin (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1975
Glen Campbell
Fitzsimons, Pat
275 (-9)
$30,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Feb 20-23). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) finished 4 shots behind Fitzsimons (USA), who recorded his first and only PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1974
Glen Campbell
276 (-8)
$30,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Feb 14-17). Second-placed John Mahaffey (USA) and Sam Snead (USA) finished 2 shots behind Stockton (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1973
Glen Campbell
Funseth, Rod
276 (-8)
$27,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Jan 4-7; PGA Tour season-opener). Second-placed Don Bies (USA), David Graham (Aus), Dave Hill (USA) and Tom Weiskopf (USA) finished 3 shots behind Funseth (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1972
Glen Campbell
270 (-14)
$25,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Jan 6-9; PGA Tour season-opener). Archer (USA) beat Tommy Aaron (USA) and Dave Hill (USA) in an 18-hole playoff, to post his tenth PGA Tour win. Playoff scores: Archer 66, Aaron 68, Hill 68. [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1971
Glen Campbell
Lunn, Bob
274 (-10)
$22,000
Played as the Glen Campbell Los Angeles Open (Jan 7-10; PGA Tour season-opener). Lunn (USA) beat defending champion Billy Casper (USA) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole, to claim his fifth PGA Tour win. [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1970
x
276 (-8)
$20,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 8-11; PGA Tour season-opener). Casper (USA) beat Hale Irwin (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1969
x
Sifford, Charlie
276 (-8)
$20,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 9-12; PGA Tour season-opener). Sifford (USA) beat Harold Henning (RSA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record the second of his two PGA Tour wins. [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1968
x
Brookside GC
274 (-10)
$20,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 25-28). Second-placed and defending champion Palmer (USA) finished 3 shots behind Casper (USA). [Brookside GC, Pasadena, CA].
1967
x
269 (-15)
$20,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 26-29). Second-placed Gay Brewer (USA) finished 5 shots behind defending champion Palmer (USA). [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1966
x
273 (-11)
$11,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 6-9; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Miller Barber (USA) and defending champion Paul Harney (USA) finished 3 shots behind Palmer (USA). [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1965
x
Harney, Paul
276 (-8)
$12,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 8-11; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Dan Sikes (USA) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Harney (USA), who posted his fifth PGA Tour win. [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1964
x
Harney, Paul
280 (-4)
$7,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 3-6; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Bobby Nichols (USA) finished 1 shot behind Harney (USA). [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1963
x
274 (-10)
$9,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 3-7; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Gary Player (RSA) and Al Balding (Can) finished 3 shot behind Palmer (USA). [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1962
x
Rodgers, Phil
268 (-16)
$7,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 5-8; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Bob Goalby (USA) and Fred Hawkins (USA) finished 9 shots behind Rodgers (USA), who posted the first of his five PGA Tour wins. [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1961
x
275 (-9)
$7,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 6-9; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Eric Brown (Scot) and Art Wall Jr (USA) finished 3 shots behind Goalby (USA). [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1960
x
280 (-4)
$5,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 9-12; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Bill Collins (USA), Jay Hebert (USA) and Dave Ragan (USA) finished 3 shots behind Finsterwald (USA). [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1959
x
278 (-6)
$5,300
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 2-5). Second-placed Art Wall Jr (USA) finished 2 shots behind Venturi (USA). [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1958
x
Stranahan, Frank
275 (-9)
$7,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 3-6). Second-placed E. J. "Dutch" Harrison (USA) finished 3 shots behind Stranahan (USA), who posted the last of his six PGA Tour wins. [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1957
x
280 (-4)
$7,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 4-7; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Jay Hebert (USA) finished 1 shot behind Ford (USA). [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1956
x
272 (-12)
$6,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 5-8). Second-placed Jerry Barber (USA) finished 3 shots behind Mangrum (USA), who won his fourth Los Angeles Open title in eight years, and the last of his 36 PGA Tour titles. [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].
1955
x
Inglewood CC
276 (-8)
$5,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 7-10). Second-placed Ted Kroll (USA) finished 2 shots behind Littler (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win as a pofessional. [Inglewood CC, Inglewood, Los Angeles, CA. Course is believed to have closed].
1954
x
Wampler, Fred
Fox Hills CC, CA
281 (-3)
$4,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 8-11). Second-placed Jerry Barber (USA) and Chick Harbert (USA) finished 1 shot behind Wampler (USA), who recorded his first and only PGA Tour win. [Fox Hills CC, Culver City, Los Angeles, CA. Course no longer exists].
1953
x
280 (-4)
$2,750
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 2-5). Second-placed Jack Burke Jr (USA) finished 5 shots behind Mangrum (USA), who recorded the third of his four wins in this event. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1952
x
289 (+5)
$4,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 4-8). Tommy Bolt (USA) beat Jack Burke Jr (USA) and E.J. "Dutch" Harrison (USA) in an 18-hole playoff (Bolt 69, Burke 71, Harrison 74). This was Bolt's second PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1951
x
280 (-4)
$2,600
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 5-8). Second-placed Henry Ransom (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mangrum (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1950
x
280 (-4)
$2,600
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 6-9). Snead (USA) beat Ben Hogan (USA) in an 18-hole playoff (Snead 72, Hogan 76). The playoff was delayed until January 18 due to other tournaments and scheduling conflicts. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1949
x
284 (E)
$2,600
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 7-10). Second-placed E. J. "Dutch" Harrison (USA) finished 3 shots behind Mangrum (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1948
x
275 (-9)
$2,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 2-5). Second-placed Lloyd Mangrum (USA) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Hogan (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1947
x
280 (-4)
$2,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 3-6). Second-placed Toney Penna (Italy/USA) finished 3 shots behind Hogan (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1946
x
284 (E)
$2,666
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 4-7). Second-placed Ben Hogan (USA) finished 5 shots behind Nelson (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1945
x
283 (-1)
$2,666
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 5-8). Second-placed Harold McSpaden (USA) and Byron Nelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Snead (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1944
x
McSpaden, Harold
Wilshire CC
278 (-6)
$4,375
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 7-10). Second-placed Johnny Bulla (USA) finished 3 shots behind McSpaden (USA). [Wilshire CC, Los Angeles, CA].
1943
x
(not played)
x
x
Los Angeles Open not played due to World War II.
1942
x
Hillcrest CC, CA
282 (-6)
$3,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 9-13). Hogan (USA) beat Jimmy Thomson (USA) in an 18-hole playoff (Hogan 72, Thomson 73). Hogan birdied the final playoff hole to secure the win. [Hillcrest CC, Los Angeles, CA].
1941
x
Bulla, Johnny
281 (-3)
$3,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 3-6). Second-placed Craig Wood (USA) finished 2 shots behind Bulla (USA), who recorded his first and only PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1940
x
282 (+2)
$1,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 5-8). Second-placed Clayton Heafner (USA) finished 1 shot behind Little (USA). [Los Angeles CC, Los Angeles, CA].
1939
x
Griffith Park
274 (-10)
$1,650
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 6-9). Second-placed Harold "Jug" McSpaden (USA) finished 7 shots behind Demaret (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Wilson course, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA].
1938
x
Thomson, Jimmy
Griffith Park
273 (-11)
$2,100
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 7-10). Second-placed Johnny Revolta (USA) finished 4 shots behind Thomson (Scot/USA), who posted his first win in a significant national tournament. Babe Didrikson played in this event, becoming the first woman to play in a men's professional golf tournament. She missed the cut, but it was at this event that she met her future husband, George Zaharias. [Wilson course, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA].
1937
x
Griffith Park
274 (-10)
$2,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 8-11). Second-placed Ralph Guldahl (USA) and Horton Smith (USA) finished 5 shots behind Cooper (Eng/USA). [Wilson course, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA].
1936
x
Hines, Jimmy
280 (E)
$1,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 10-13). Second-placed Henry Picard (USA) and Jimmy Thomson (Scot/USA) finished 4 shots behind Hines (USA). [Los Angeles CC, Los Angeles, CA].
1935
x
285 (+5)
$1,175
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 11-15). Ghezzi (USA) beat Johnny Revolta (USA) in an 18-hole playoff (Ghezzi 73, Revolta 75). Ghezzi and Revolta decided to evenly split the first and second place prize money. [Los Angeles CC, Los Angeles, CA].
1934
x
Smith, Mac
280 (E)
$1,450
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 5-8). Second-placed Willie Hunter (Scot/USA) and Bill Mehlhorn (USA) finished 8 shots behind Macdonald "Mac" Smith (Scot/USA), who claimed this title for the fourth time in seven years. Second-place was only decided on the following day (Tuesday), after darkness prevented the contenders, Willie Hunter and George Von Elm, completing the last two holes of their final rounds. [Los Angeles CC, Los Angeles, CA].
1933
x
Wilshire CC
282 (-2)
$1,525
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 6-9). Second-placed Leo Diegel (USA) and William "Willie" Hunter (Scot/USA) finished 4 shots behind Wood (USA). [Wilshire CC, Los Angeles, CA].
1932
x
Smith, Mac
Hillcrest CC, CA
281 (-3)
$2,000
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 8-11). Second-placed Leo Diegel (USA), Olin Dutra (USA), Joe Kirkwood Sr (Aus) and Dick Metz (USA) finished 4 shots behind Madonald "Mac" Smith (Scot/USA). [Hillcrest CC, Los Angeles, CA].
1931
x
Dudley, Ed
Wilshire CC
285 (+1)
$3,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 9-12). Second-placed Al Espinosa (USA, brother of Abe Espinosa) and Eddie Loos (USA) finished 2 shots behind Dudley (USA). [Wilshire CC, Los Angeles, CA].
1930
x
296 (+12)
$3,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 10-14). Second-placed Bobby Cruickshank (Scot) and Horton Smith (USA) finished 4 shots behind Shute (USA), who recorded his first win in a significant national tournament. Tuesday finish required after event disrupted by heavy rain. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1929
x
Smith, Mac
285 (+1)
$3,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 11-14). Second-placed Tommy Armour (Scot/USA) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Macdonald "Mac" Smith (Scot/USA). The leaders finished on Monday (14th), but darkness required some players to finish the following day. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1928
x
Smith, Mac
Wilshire CC
284 (E)
$3,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 5-8). Second-placed Harry "Lighthorse" Cooper (USA) finished 3 shots behind Macdonald "Mac" Smith (Scot/USA). [Wilshire CC, Central Los Angeles, CA].
1927
x
Cruickshank, Bobby
El Caballero
282 (-6)
$3,500
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 7-9). Second-placed Ed Dudley (USA) and Charles Guest (USA) finished 6 shots behind Cruickshank (Scot). [El Caballero CC, Tarzana, Los Angeles, CA].
1926
x
279 (-7)
$3,500
Played as the inaugural Los Angeles Open (Jan 7-10). Second-placed George Von Elm (USA) finished 3 shots behind "Lighthorse" Harry Cooper (Eng/USA). [Los Angeles CC, Los Angeles, CA].
 

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Belgian Knockout: Another experimental format is tried as the European Tour returns to Belgium at  Rinkven Golf (May 17-20).
US Women’s OpenSouth Korean Park Sung-hyun defends her title at the Shoal Creek Club in Birmingham, Alabama (May 31-Jun 3).

Who's Who: 
Webb Simpsonrecords his fifth PGA Tour win at The Players Championship, one of the biggest of his career.
Moriya Jutanugarn joins younger sister Ariya as an LPGA Tour winner. The Jutanugarns, emulating Annika and Charlotta Sorenstam, became the only other sisters to win on the LPGA Tour.


  
 
  

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