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Tournament results: Milwaukee Open

Results for the Milwaukee Open 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
North Hills CC, WI
272 (-8)
$4,300
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Crampton, Bruce

Venue

North Hills CC, WI

Score

272 (-8)

Prize money

$4,300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Milwaukee Open (Jul 20-23; last Milwaukee Open, until it reappeared in 1968 as the Greater Milwaukee Open). Second-placed Gay Brewer (USA) and Bob Goalby (USA) finished 1 shot behind 25-year-old Bruce Crampton (Aus), who recorded the first of his 14 PGA Tour wins. [North Hills CC, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin].

1960
America
North Hills CC, WI
271 (-9)
$4,300
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Venturi, Ken

Venue

North Hills CC, WI

Score

271 (-9)

Prize money

$4,300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Milwaukee Open (Aug 25-28). Second-placed Billy Casper (USA) finished 2 shots behind Ken Venturi (USA), who recorded his second win in this event, and tenth PGA Tour win overall. [North Hills CC, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin].

1959
America
Tripoli CC
265 (-15)
$5,300
Miller Brewing Co.

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Littler, Gene

Venue

Tripoli CC

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$5,300

Title sponsor

Miller Brewing Co.

Played as the Milwaukee (Miller) Open (Aug 27-30). Second-placed Bob Rosburg (USA), Ted Kroll (USA) and Bo Wininger (USA) finished 1 shot behind Gene Littler (USA). [Tripoli CC, Brown Deer, nr Milwaukee, Wisconsin; from 2016 called the University Club of Milwaukee].

1958
America
Tripoli CC
264 (-16)
$5,300
Miller Brewing Co.

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Middlecoff, Cary

Venue

Tripoli CC

Score

264 (-16)

Prize money

$5,300

Title sponsor

Miller Brewing Co.

Played as the Milwaukee (Miller) Open (Aug 7-11). Second-placed Bob Rosburg (USA) finished 2 shots behind Cary Middlecoff (USA). Monday finished required after a storm blew through on Sunday. [Tripoli CC, Brown Deer, nr Milwaukee, Wisconsin; from 2016 called the University Club of Milwaukee].

1957
America
Tripoli CC
267 (-13)
$6,000
Miller Brewing Co.

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Venturi, Ken

Venue

Tripoli CC

Score

267 (-13)

Prize money

$6,000

Title sponsor

Miller Brewing Co.

Played as the Milwaukee (Miller) Open (Aug 22-25). Second-placed Sam Snead (USA) and Al Balding (Can) finished 5 shots behind Ken Venturi (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win, having landed his first in the St Paul Open a week earlier. [Tripoli CC, Brown Deer, nr Milwaukee, Wisconsin; from 2016 called the University Club of Milwaukee].

1956
America
Tripoli CC
265 (-15)
$6,000
Miller Brewing Co.

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Furgol, Ed

Venue

Tripoli CC

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$6,000

Title sponsor

Miller Brewing Co.

Played as the Milwaukee (Miller) Open (Aug 16-19). Second-placed Gene Littler (USA) finished 4 shots behind Ed Furgol (USA). [Tripoli CC, Brown Deer, nr Milwaukee, Wisconsin; from 2016 called the University Club of Milwaukee].

1955
America
Blue Mound
265 (-15)
$6,000
Miller Brewing Co.

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Middlecoff, Cary

Venue

Blue Mound

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$6,000

Title sponsor

Miller Brewing Co.

Played as the Milwaukee (Miller) Open (July 14-17). Second-placed Julius Boros (USA), Mike Souchak (USA) and Ted Kroll (USA) finished 4 shots behind Cary Middlecoff (USA). [Blue Mound G&CC, Wauwatosa, nr Milwaukee, Wisconsin].

1940
America
North Hills CC, WI
268 (-16)
$1,200
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Guldahl, Ralph

Venue

North Hills CC, WI

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

$1,200

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Milwaukee Open (Aug 2-4; one-off PGA Tour event, which reappeared in 1955 as the Miller High Life Open). Second-placed Ed "Porky" Oliver (USA) [North Hills CC, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin].

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