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Tournament results: Eastern Open (LPGA)

Results for the Eastern Open (LPGA) are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1961
America
214
$1,247
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faulk, Mary Lena

Venue

Score

214

Prize money

$1,247

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Eastern Open.

1960
America
213
$1,247
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Wright, Mickey

Venue

Score

213

Prize money

$1,247

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Eastern Open. Bonnie Randolph finished in second place behind Wright.

1955
America
291
$1,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Suggs, Louise

Venue

Score

291

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Eastern Open. Second-placed Fay Crocker finished 1 shot behind Suggs.

1953
America
293
$1,250
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rawls, Betsy

Venue

Score

293

Prize money

$1,250

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Eastern Open. Rawls won after a playoff against Patty Berg.

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rawls, Betsy

Venue

Score

226

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Eastern Women's Open. Second-placed Louise Suggs finished 2 shots behind Rawls.

1951
America
Berkshire CC, PA
215 (-1)
$1,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hanson, Beverly

Venue

Berkshire CC, PA

Score

215 (-1)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Eastern Women's Open (Jun 29-Jul 1). Second-placed Babe Zaharias (USA) finished 3 shots behind Hanson (USA), who was playing in her first ever professional tournament. A debutant win by an LPGA Tour member was not repeated until Ko Jin-young accomplished the same feat in 2018. [Berkshire CC, Reading, Pennsylvania].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Berg, Patty

Venue

Score

217

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Eastern Open. Second-placed Babe Zaharias finished 1 shot behind Berg.

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