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Tournament results: Portland Open

Results for the Portland Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1966
America
Yancey, Bert
271 (-17)
$6,600
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Yancey, Bert

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$6,600

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portland Open Invitational (Sept 15-18). Second-placed Billy Casper (USA) finished 3 shots behind Bert Yancey (USA). [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, OR].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Knudson, George

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$4,300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portland Open Invitational (Sept 19-22). George Knudson (Can) beat Mason Rudolph (USA) with a 40-foot chip shot for an eagle-three at the first playoff hole. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, OR].

1961
America
273 (-15)
$3,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Casper, Billy

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$3,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portland Open Invitational (Sept 21-24). Second-placed Dave Hill (USA) finished 1 shot behind Billy Casper (USA), who won this event for the third straight time. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, OR].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$3,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portland Open Invitational (Sept 20-23). Second-placed George Bayer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jack Nicklaus (USA), who won on the PGA Tour for the second straight week. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, OR].

1947
America
Congdon, Charles
270 (-18)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Congdon, Charles

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portland Open Invitational (Aug 14-17). Second-placed Clayton Heafner (USA), Johnny Palmer (USA), Herman Keiser (USA) and George Payton (USA) finished 6 shots behind 37-year-old Charles Congdon (USA), who recorded the first of his two PGA Tour wins. [Portland GC, Portland, Oregon].

1959
America
269 (-19)
$2,800
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Casper, Billy

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$2,800

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portland Centennial Open Invitational (Oct 1-4; last played in 1948). Second-placed Bob Duden (USA) and Dave Ragan (USA) finished 3 shots behind Billy Casper (USA). [Portland GC, Portland, Oregon].

1948
America
Haas, Fred
270 (-18)
$2,450
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Fred

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$2,450

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portland Open Invitational (Sept 30-4; next played in 1959). Fred Haas Jr (USA) beat Ben Hogan (USA) and Johnny Palmer (USA) in an 18-hole Monday playoff (Haas 70, Hogan 71, Palmer 75), to record his second PGA Tour win. [Portland GC, Portland, Oregon].

1945
America
261 (-27)
$2,666
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hogan, Ben

Score

261 (-27)

Prize money

$2,666

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portland Open Invitational (Sept 27-30). Second-placed Byron Nelson (USA) finished 14 shots behind Ben Hogan (USA), who recorded scores of 65-69-63-64 to set a new PGA Tour record low score of 261 (-27). [Portland GC, Portland, Oregon].

1944
America
289 (+1)
$2,675
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Score

289 (+1)

Prize money

$2,675

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Portland Open (Nov 23-26). Second-placed Mike Turnesa (USA) finished 2 shots behind Sam Snead (USA). [Portland GC, Portland, Oregon].

1960
America
266 (-22)
$2,800
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Casper, Billy

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

$2,800

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portland Open Invitational (Sept 22-25). Second-placed Paul Harney (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Billy Casper (USA). [Portland GC, Portland, Oregon].

1965
America
273 (-15)
$6,600
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$6,600

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portland Open Invitational (Sept 16-19). Second-placed Dave Marr (USA) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Jack Nicklaus (USA), who won this event for the third time in four years. [Portland GC, Portland, Oregon].

1964
America
275 (-13)
$5,800
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$5,800

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portland Open Invitational (Sept 17-20). Second-placed Ken Venturi (USA) finished 3 shots behind Jack Nicklaus (USA), who won this event for the second time in three years. [Portland GC, Portland, Oregon].

1946
America
(not played)
Portland GC
x
x
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Portland GC

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Portland Open not played in 1946 as Portland GC hosted the PGA Championship (won by Ben Hogan).

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