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Tournament results: Rubber City Open

Results for the Rubber City Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1959
America
Nieporte, Tom
267 (-17)
$2,800
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nieporte, Tom

Score

267 (-17)

Prize money

$2,800

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Rubber City Open Invitational (Aug 20-23). Second-placed Bob Goalby (USA) finished 3 shots behind 29-year-old Tom Nieporte (USA), who claimed his first PGA Tour win after six years on the Tour. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1958
America
269 (-15)
$2,800
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Wall, Art Jr

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

$2,800

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Rubber City Open Invitational (July 3-6). Art Wall Jr (USA) beat Dow Finsterwald (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to win his fifth PGA Tour title. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1957
America
272 (-12)
$2,800
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Arnold

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

$2,800

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Rubber City Open Invitational (June 6-9). Arnold Palmer (USA) beat Doug Ford (USA) with a 25-foot chip-in birdie at the sixth playoff hole. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1956
America
271 (-13)
$3,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Furgol, Ed

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$3,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Rubber City Open (Sept 6-9). Second-placed Arnold Palmer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Ed Furgol (USA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1955
America
Ransom, Henry
272 (-12)
$2,400
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ransom, Henry

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

$2,400

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Rubber City Open (July 28-31). Henry Ransom (USA) beat Jackson Bradley (USA), Jack Burke Jr (USA) and Doug Ford (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to claim the last of his five PGA Tour wins. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1954
America
265 (-23)
$2,400
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Bolt, Tommy

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

$2,400

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Rubber City Open (Sept 2-5). Second-placed Fred Hawkins (USA) finished 5 shots behind Tommy Bolt (USA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

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