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Tournament results: Titleholders Ch'ship

Results for the Titleholders Ch'ship are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Sandra

Score

283 (-1)

Prize money

$3,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (28th) for the first time since 1966, and as it turned out, for the very last time. Second-placed Judy Rankin (USA) and Mickey Wright (USA) finished 10 shots behind Palmer (USA). [Pine Needles Lodge & GC, Southern Pines, NC].

1966
Majors
Augusta CC
291 (+3)
$1,500
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Whitworth, Kathy

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

291 (+3)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (27th) for the last time until 1972. Second-placed Mary Mills (USA) and Judy Kimball (USA) finished 2 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1965
Majors
Augusta CC
287 (-1)
$1,500
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Whitworth, Kathy

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

287 (-1)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (26th). Second-placed Peggy Wilson (USA) finished 10 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1964
Majors
Augusta CC
289 (+1)
$1,300
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Smith, Marilynn

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

289 (+1)

Prize money

$1,300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (25th). Second-placed Mickey Wright (USA) finished 1 shot behind Smith (USA), the same winner/runner-up outcome as in the previous year. [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1963
Majors
Augusta CC
292 (E)
$1,300
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Smith, Marilynn

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

292 (E)

Prize money

$1,300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (24th). First-time major championship winner Smith (USA) beat Mickey Wright (USA) by 1 shot in an 18-hole playoff. [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1962
Majors
Augusta CC
295 (+7)
$1,330
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Wright, Mickey

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

295 (+7)

Prize money

$1,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (23rd). Defending champion Mickey Wright (USA) beat Ruth Jessen (USA) in an 18-hole playoff (Wright 69, Jessen 72). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1961
Majors
Augusta CC
299 (+11)
$1,200
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Wright, Mickey

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

299 (+11)

Prize money

$1,200

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (22nd). Second-placed Louise Suggs (USA) and Patty Berg (USA) finished 1 shot behind Wright (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1960
Majors
Augusta CC
303 (+15)
$1,140
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Crocker, Fay

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

303 (+15)

Prize money

$1,140

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (21st). Second-placed Kathy Cornelius (USA) finished 7 shots behind Crocker (Uruguay). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1959
Majors
Augusta CC
297 (+9)
$1,000
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Suggs, Louise

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

297 (+9)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (20th). Second-placed Betsy Rawls (USA) finished 1 shot behind Suggs (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1958
Majors
Augusta CC
299 (+11)
$1,000
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Hanson, Beverly

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

299 (+11)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (19th). Second-placed Betty Dodd (USA) finished 5 shots behind Hanson (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1957
Majors
Augusta CC
296 (+8)
$1,000
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Berg, Patty

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

296 (+8)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (18th). Anne Quast (USA, amateur) finished 3 shots behind Berg (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1956
Majors
Augusta CC
302 (+14)
$1,000
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Suggs, Louise

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

302 (+14)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (17th). Defending champion and second-placed Patty Berg (USA) finished 1 shot behind Suggs (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1955
Majors
Augusta CC
291 (+3)
$1,000
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Berg, Patty

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

291 (+3)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (16th). Second-placed Mary Lena Faulk (USA) finished 2 shots behind Berg (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1954
Majors
Augusta CC
293 (+5)
$1,000
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Suggs, Louise

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

293 (+5)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (15th). Defending champion and second-placed Patty Berg (USA) finished 7 shots behind Suggs (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1953
Majors
Augusta CC
294 (+6)
$1,000
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Berg, Patty

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

294 (+6)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (14th). Second-placed Betsy Rawls (USA) finished 9 shots behind Berg (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1952
Majors
Augusta CC
299 (+11)
$1000
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Zaharias, Babe

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

299 (+11)

Prize money

$1000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (13th). Second-placed Betsy Rawls (USA) finished 7 shots behind Zaharias (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1951
Majors
Augusta CC
301 (+13)
amateur
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

O'Sullivan, Pat

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

301 (+13)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (12th). Second-placed Beverly Hanson (USA) finished 2 shots behind O'Sullivan (USA, amateur). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1950
Majors
Augusta CC
298 (+10)
$700
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Zaharias, Babe

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

298 (+10)

Prize money

$700

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (11th). Second-placed Clare Doran (USA, amateur) finished 8 shots behind Zaharias (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1949
Majors
Kirk, Peggy
Augusta CC
299 (-1)
amateur
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Kirk, Peggy

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

299 (-1)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (10th). Second-placed Patty Berg (USA) and Dorothy Kirby (USA, amateur) finished 2 shots behind Kirk (USA, amateur). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1948
Majors
Augusta CC
308 (+8)
$300
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Berg, Patty

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

308 (+8)

Prize money

$300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (9th). Second-placed Peggy Kirk (USA, amateur) and Babe Zaharias (USA) finished 1 shot behind Berg (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1947
Majors
Augusta CC
304 (+4)
amateur
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Zaharias, Babe

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

304 (+4)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (8th). Second-placed Dorothy Kirby (USA, amateur) finished 5 shots behind Zaharias (USA, amateur). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1946
Majors
Augusta CC
314 (+14)
amateur
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Suggs, Louise

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

314 (+14)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (7th). Second-placed Eileen Stulb (USA, amateur) finished 2 shots behind Suggs (USA, amateur). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1945
Majors
(not played)
x
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Championship not played due to World War II.

1944
Majors
(not played)
x
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Championship not played due to World War II.

1943
Majors
(not played)
x
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Championship not played due to World War II.

1942
Majors
Kirby, Dorothy
Augusta CC
239 (+14)
amateur
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Kirby, Dorothy

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

239 (+14)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (6th). Second-placed Eileen Stulb (USA, amateur) finished 5 shots behind defending champion Kirby (USA, amateur). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1941
Majors
Kirby, Dorothy
Augusta CC
224 (-1)
amateur
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Kirby, Dorothy

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

224 (-1)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (5th). Second-placed Helen Sigel (USA) finished 16 shots behind Kirby (USA, amateur). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1940
Majors
Hicks, Helen
Augusta CC
336 (+36)
amateur
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Hicks, Helen

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

336 (+36)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (4th). Second-placed Helen Dettweiler (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hicks (USA, amateur). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1939
Majors
Augusta CC
319 (+19)
amateur
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Berg, Patty

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

319 (+19)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (3rd). Second-placed Dorothy Kirby (USA, amateur) finished 2 shots behind Berg (USA, amateur), who recorded her third straight win in this event. [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1938
Majors
Augusta CC
311 (-5)
amateur
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Berg, Patty

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

311 (-5)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Titleholders Championship (2nd). Second-placed Jane Cothran (USA, amateur) finished 14 shots behind defending champion Berg (USA, amateur). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

1937
Majors
Augusta CC
240 (+3)
amateur
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Berg, Patty

Venue

Augusta CC

Score

240 (+3)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Titleholders Championship. Second-placed Dorothy Kirby (USA, amateur) finished 3 shots behind Berg (USA, amateur). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].

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