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Tournament results: Seattle Open

Results for the Seattle Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1936
America
Inglewood GC, WA
285 (-7)
$1,200
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Smith, Macdonald

Venue

Inglewood GC, WA

Score

285 (-7)

Prize money

$1,200

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Seattle Open (Jul 31-Aug 3; next played in 1945). 46-year-old Macdonald Smith (Scot/USA) beat Ralph Guldahl (USA) in an 18-hole Monday playoff (Smith 8-under 65, Guldahl 71), to record the last of his 25 PGA Tour wins. [Inglewood GC, Kenmore, nr Seattle, WA].

1945
America
Broadmoor GC, WA
259 (-21)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nelson, Byron

Venue

Broadmoor GC, WA

Score

259 (-21)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Seattle Open (Oct 11-14; last played in 1936; next played in 1961). Second-placed Harold "Jug" McSpaden (USA) and Harry Givan (USA, amateur) finished 13 shots behind Byron Nelson (USA), whose 259 set a new 72-hole low score record on the PGA Tour. [Broadmoor GC, Seattle, WA].

1961
America
Broadmoor GC, WA
265 (-15)
$3,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Marr, Dave

Venue

Broadmoor GC, WA

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$3,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Seattle Open (Sept 14-17; last played in 1945). Dave Marr (USA) beat Jacky Cupit (USA) and Bob Rosburg (USA) with a birdie-four at the first playoff hole, to record the first of his three PGA Tour titles. [Broadmoor GC, Seattle, WA].

1962
America
Broadmoor GC, WA
265 (-15)
$4,300
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Venue

Broadmoor GC, WA

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$4,300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Seattle World's Fair Open Invitational (Sept 13-16). Second-placed Tony Lema (USA) finished 2 shots behind Jack Nicklaus (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. A week later he annexed his third win, claiming the Portland Open title. [Broadmoor GC, Seattle, WA].

1963
America
Inglewood GC, WA
272 (-16)
$5,300
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nichols, Bobby

Venue

Inglewood GC, WA

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$5,300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Seattle Open (Sept 12-15). Second-placed Raymond Floyd (USA) and Stan Leonard (Can) finished 2 shots behind Bobby Nichols (USA). [Inglewood GC, Kenmore, nr Seattle, WA].

1964
America
Broadmoor GC, WA
265 (-15)
$5,800
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Casper, Billy

Venue

Broadmoor GC, WA

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$5,800

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Seattle Open (Sept 24-27). Second-placed Mason Rudolph (USA) finished 2 shots behind Billy Casper (USA). [Broadmoor GC, Seattle, WA].

1965
America
Inglewood GC, WA
279 (-9)
$6,600
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Brewer, Gay

Venue

Inglewood GC, WA

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$6,600

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Seattle Open (Sept 23-26). Gay Brewer (USA) beat Doug Sanders (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record his fifth PGA Tour win. [Inglewood GC, Kenmore, nr Seattle, WA].

1966
America
Blancas, Homero
Everett G&CC
266 (-18)
$6,600
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Blancas, Homero

Venue

Everett G&CC

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

$6,600

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Seattle Everett Classic (Sept 22-25). Second-placed Jacky Cupit (USA) finished 1 shot behind 28-year-old Homero Blancas (USA), who recorded the first of his four PGA Tour wins. [Everett GC, Everett, nr Seattle, WA].

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