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Tournament results: European Women's Open

Results for the European Women's Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1979
Europe
282 (-14)
US$15,000
Colgate

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Lopez, Nancy

Score

282 (-14)

Prize money

US$15,000

Title sponsor

Colgate

Played as the Colgate European Women's Open (Aug 2-5; LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Joyce Kazmierski (USA) finished four shots behind defending champion Nancy Lopez (USA). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].

1978
Europe
289 (-7)
US$15,000
Colgate

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Lopez, Nancy

Score

289 (-7)

Prize money

US$15,000

Title sponsor

Colgate

Played as the Colgate European Women's Open (Aug 3-6; LPGA Tr event). Mary Dwyer (USA), JoAnne Carner (USA) and Sally Little (RSA) finished in second place behind Nancy Lopez (USA), who recorded her eighth win of the year. [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].

1977
Europe
281 (-15)
US$15,000
Colgate

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rankin, Judy

Score

281 (-15)

Prize money

US$15,000

Title sponsor

Colgate

Played as the Colgate European Women's Open (Aug 3-6; LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Nancy Lopez (USA) finished 6 shots behind Judy Rankin (USA), who recorded her second win in this event in four years. [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].

1976
Europe
284 (-12)
US$15,000
Colgate

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Higuchi, Chako

Score

284 (-12)

Prize money

US$15,000

Title sponsor

Colgate

Played as the Colgate European Women's Open (Aug 4-7; LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Kathy Whitworth (USA) and Sandra Palmer (USA) finished 6 shots behind Hisako "Chako" Higuchi (Jpn). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].

1975
Europe
283 (-13)
£5,000
Colgate

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Caponi, Donna

Score

283 (-13)

Prize money

£5,000

Title sponsor

Colgate

Played as the Colgate European Women's Open (Aug 6-9; unofficial LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Sandra Palmer (USA) finished 2 shots behind Donna Caponi Young (USA). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].

1974
Europe
218 (+2)
£4,000
Colgate

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rankin, Judy

Score

218 (+2)

Prize money

£4,000

Title sponsor

Colgate

Played as the inaugural Colgate European Women's Open (Aug 7-10; unofficial LPGA Tr event). Sue Roberts (USA) and Mary Mills (USA) finished 5 shots behind Judy Rankin (USA). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].

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