Who's who in golf - Kathy Whitworth


Go back to Who's Who search

-
Name: - Kathy Whitworth
Country: - USA
Born : - September 27, 1939 in Monahans, Ward County, Texas.
Original Home/Club: - Monahans, Texas
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1958 (age 19)

Roll of Honour

Majors (6). Solheim Cup captain (1990). Total professional wins (98), of which US LPGA Tour (88). US LPGA leading money winner (1965, '66, '67, '68, '70, '71, '72, '73). World Golf Hall of Fame (inducted in 1975).


Did you know?

After a successful amateur career and attending Odessa College in Texas, Whitworth turned professional aged 19. The 88 LPGA Tour victories she recorded between 1962 and 1985 has not been equalled by anyone on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Among this record number of wins, she secured six major championship titles. In 1981 she became the first woman to reach career earnings of $1 million on the LPGA Tour. Whitworth was the winning United States team captain at the inaugural Solheim Cup in 1990. She was also due to captain the 1992 team, but had to fly back to the U.S. just before the match got underway, following the death of her mother. LPGA President Alison Miller took over as captain.


Top tournaments won by Kathy Whitworth

1985Wmn AmericaCrestar Classic (LPGA)Sleepy Hole, VA207 (-9)$30,000
Played as the United Virginia Bank Golf Classic. Second-placed and defending champion Amy Alcott (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA), who recorded the last of her 88 LPGA Tour wins (the most of any LPGA Tour or PGA Tour player). [Sleepy Hole GC, Suffolk, Virginia].
1984Wmn EuropeLadies Irish OpenClandeboye GC285 (-3)£18,720
Played as the Smirnoff Ladies Irish Open (Oct 11-14; co-sponsored by the American LPGA Tour and British/European WPGA Tour ... after some "political" wrangling between the two organisations). Second-placed Becky Pearson (USA) and Pat Bradley (USA) finished 2 shots behind 45-year-old Whitworth (USA). [Clandeboye GC, Bangor, N.Ireland].
1984Wmn AmericaSafeco ClassicMeridian Valley CC279 (-9)$26,250
Played as the Safeco Classic. Second-placed Laura Baugh (USA) and Marta Figueras-Dotti (Esp) finished 2 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Meridian Valley CC, Kent, nr Seattle, WA].
1984Wmn AmericaWegmans LPGALocust Hill CC281 (-7)$30,000
Played as the Rochester International. Whitworth (USA) beat Rosie Jones (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Locust Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].
1983Wmn AmericaWomen's Kemper OpenRoyal Kaanapali288 (-4)$30,000
Played as the Women's Kemper Open. Dale Eggeling (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA). [North course, Royal Kaanapali, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii; now called the Royal Kaanapali course].
1982Wmn AmericaCPC InternationalMoss Creek Plantn281 (-7)$22,500
Played as the CPC Women's International. Second-placed Patty Sheehan (USA) finished 9 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Moss Creek Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC; now called Moss Creek GC].
1982Wmn AmericaLady MichelobBrookfield CC, GA207 (-9)$22,500
Played as the Lady Michelob. Second-placed Sharon Barrett (USA) and Barbara Moxness (USA) finished 4 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Brookfield CC, Roswell, Georgia; at the time Brookfield West G&CC].
1981Wmn AmericaChrysler-Plymouth ClassicRidgewood CC, NJ211 (-8)$18,750
Played as the Coca-Cola Classic. Whitworth (USA) beat Alice Ritzman (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Ridgewood CC, Paramus, New Jersey].
1981Wmn AmericaPortland ClassicRiverside G&CC203 (-16)$21,000
Played as the Portland PING Team Championship (unofficial LPGA Tr team event). Defending champions Donna Caponi (USA) & Kathy Whitworth (USA) beat JoAnne Carner (USA) & Judy Rankin (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Riverside G&CC, Portland, Oregon].
1980Wmn AmericaPortland ClassicRiverside G&CC195 (-24)$21,000
Played as the Portland PING Team Championship (unofficial LPGA Tr team event). Second-placed Janet Alex (USA) & Judy Clark (USA) finished 4 shots behind Donna Caponi (USA) & Kathy Whitworth (USA). [Riverside G&CC, Portland, Oregon].
1978Wmn AmericaColumbia Savings ClassicGreen Gables CC211 (-5)$9,000
Played as the National Jewish Hospital Open. Second-placed Gloria Ehret (USA), Pat Bradley (USA) and Jo Ann Washam (USA) finished 3 shots behind Whitworth (USA), who recorded her 80th LPGA Tour win. [Green Gables CC, Denver, Colorado; now permanently closed].
1978Wmn AmericaPortland ClassicColumbia Edgewater203 (-16)$20,000
Played as the PING Classic Team Championship (unofficial LPGA Tr team event). Donna Caponi (USA) & Kathy Whitworth (USA) beat Murle Breer (USA) & Barbara Moxness (USA) in a sudden-death playoff. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].
1977Wmn AmericaAmerican Defender ClassicNorth Ridge CC206 (-10)$7,500
Played as the American Defender Classic. Second-placed Pat Bradley (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA). [North Ridge CC, Raleigh, North Carolina].
1977Wmn AmericaANA InspirationMission Hills CC289 (+1)$36,000
Played as the Colgate Dinah Shore Winners Circle (6th). Second-placed Sally Little (RSA) and JoAnne Carner (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA). [Dinah Shore Tournament course, Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage, CA].
1977Wmn AmericaChrysler-Plymouth ClassicForsgate CC202 (-11)$11,500
Played as the LPGA Coca-Cola Classic. Second-placed Donna Caponi (USA) finished 3 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Forsgate CC, Monroe Township, New Jersey].
1976Wmn AmericaPatty Berg Classic212$8,000
Played as the Patty Berg Golf Classic. Sandra Post finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1976Wmn AmericaSarasota ClassicBent Tree CC, FL209 (-7)$8,500
Played as the inaugural Bent Tree Ladies Classic. Second-placed Hollis Stacy (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA), who claimed her 75th LPGA Tour win. [Bent Tree CC, nr Sarasota, Florida].
1975Wmn AmericaColgate Triple Crown144$15,000
Played in January 1975 as the Colgate Triple Crown. Judy Rankin finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1975Wmn AmericaSouthgate Open213$5,700
Played as the Southgate Open. Gerda Boykin finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1975Wmn MajorsUS Women's PGAPine Ridge GC288 (-4)$8,000
The LPGA Championship (21st) (May 29-Jun 1). Second-placed Sandra Haynie (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA), who won her third LPGA Championship, and the last of her six major championship titles. [Pine Ridge GC, Baltimore, Maryland].
1974Wmn AmericaSt Petersburg Open (LPGA)Seminole Lake209 (-7)$4,250
Played as the Orange Blossom Classic. Second-placed Sandra Haynie (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA). [Seminole Lake CC, Seminole, nr St Petersburg, FL].
1973Wmn AmericaDallas Civitan OpenBrookhaven CC213 (-3)$4,950
Played as the Dallas Civitan Open. Whitworth (USA) beat Mary Mills (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [Brookhaven CC, Farmers Branch, Dallas, Texas].
1973Wmn AmericaLady Errol ClassicApopka G&TC213 (-3)$7,500
Played as the Lady Errol Classic. Gloria Ehret (USA) and Shelley Hamlin (USA) finished 2 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Apopka G&TC, Apopka, FL; at the time known as Errol Estates CC].
1973Wmn AwardsMoney Winner - LPGA Tr$82,864see Score
Whitworth (USA) won her eighth (and fourth straight) LPGA Tour Money List, with 1973 season earnings of $82,864 on the Tour. Judy Rankin (USA) was second on the money list.
1973Wmn AmericaNaples Lely Classic219$3,750
Played as the Naples Lely Classic. JoAnne Carner finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1973Wmn AwardsPlyr of Yr - LPGA83 ptsn/a
Whitworth (USA) won her seventh (and third straight) LPGA Tour Player of the Year Award, based on a points system for top 10 finishes and performance in Majors.
1973Wmn AmericaPortland ClassicPortland GC144 (-2)$4,500
Played as the Portland Ladies Open. Second-placed Sandra Palmer (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Whitworth (USA). Event reduced to 36 holes due to bad weather. [Portland GC, Portland, Oregon].
1973Wmn AmericaQuality First ClassicLake Waco CC209 (-7)$3,750
Played as the Waco Tribune Herald Ladies Classic. Second-placed Marilynn Smith (USA), Sharon Miller (USA), Pam Higgins (USA) and Kathy Cornelius (USA) finished 4 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Lake Waco CC, Waco, Texas].
1973Wmn AmericaS&H Green Stamp ClassicWestwood GC, TX214 (-2)$20,000
Played as the S&H Green Stamp Classic. Second-placed Mary Mills (USA) finished 2 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Westwood GC, Houston, TX; at the time Westwood CC].
1973Wmn AmericaSouthgate Open142$3,750
Played as the Southgate Ladies Open. Gerda Boykin finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1972Wmn AmericaAlamo Ladies OpenOlmos Basin GC209 (-10)$3,750
Played as the Alamo Ladies Open. Mickey Wright (USA) finished 3 shots behind Whitworth (USA), who won this event for the fourth time. [Olmos Basin GC, San Antonio, Texas].
1972Wmn AmericaAmerican Defender ClassicRaleigh CC212 (-4)$4,500
Played as the Raleigh Golf Classic. Second-placed Marilynn Smith (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Whitworth (USA). [Raleigh CC, Raleigh, North Carolina].
1972Wmn AmericaKnoxville Ladies Classic210$3,750
Played as the Knoxville Ladies Classic. Sandra Haynie finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1972Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LPGA72.38n/a
Whitworth (USA) won her seventh (and fourth straight) Vare Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the LPGA Tour.
1972Wmn AwardsMoney Winner - LPGA Tr$65,063see Score
Whitworth (USA) won her seventh (and third straight) LPGA Tour Money List, with 1972 season earnings of $65,063 on the Tour. Jane Blalock (USA) was second on the money list.
1972Wmn AwardsPlyr of Yr - LPGA91 ptsn/a
Whitworth (USA) won her sixth (and second straight) LPGA Tour Player of the Year Award, based on a points system for top 10 finishes and performance in Majors.
1972Wmn AmericaPortland ClassicPortland GC212 (-7)$3,750
Played as the inaugural Portland Ladies Classic. Second-placed Sandra Haynie (USA) finished 4 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Portland GC, Portland, Oregon].
1972Wmn AmericaSouthgate Open216$3,000
Played as the Southgate Ladies Open. Jocelyne Bourassa finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1971Wmn AmericaAmerican Defender ClassicRaleigh CC212 (-4)$3,000
Played as the Raleigh Golf Classic. Second-placed Pam Barnett (USA) finished 5 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Raleigh CC, Raleigh, North Carolina].
1971Wmn AmericaLady Angelo's Four-BallNew Seabury206 (-10)$1,600
Played as the inaugural LPGA Team Championship (July 15-17). Second-placed team of Judy Rankin (USA) & Marlene Hagge (USA) finished 2 shots behind Kathy Whitworth (USA) & Judy Kimball (USA). [New Seabury CC, Mashpee, MA; first round played at Eastward Ho! CC, Chatham, MA].
1971Wmn AmericaLady Carling - BaltimorePine Ridge GC210 (-9)$3,750
Played as the Lady Carling Open. Second-placed Jane Blalock (USA) finished 6 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Pine Ridge GC, Baltimore, Maryland].
1971Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LPGA72.88n/a
Whitworth (USA) won her sixth (and third straight) Vare Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the LPGA Tour.
1971Wmn AwardsMoney Winner - LPGA Tr$41,182see Score
Whitworth (USA) won her sixth (and second straight) LPGA Tour Money List, with 1971 season earnings of $41,182 on the Tour. Sandra Haynie (USA) was second on the money list.
1971Wmn AwardsPlyr of Yr - LPGA57 ptsn/a
Whitworth (USA) won her fifth LPGA Tour Player of the Year Award, based on a points system for top 10 finishes and performance in Majors.
1971Wmn AmericaSuzuki Golf Intl.217$5,700
Played as the Suzuki Golf International. Sandra Haynie and Sandra Palmer finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1971Wmn MajorsUS Women's PGAPleasant Valley, Mass.288 (-4)$7,950
The Eve LPGA Championship (17th) (June 10-13). Second-placed Kathy Ahern (USA) finished 4 shots behind Whitworth (USA). This was Whitworth's third straight win on the LPGA tour in as many weeks, and the fifth major championship win of her career. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].
1970Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LPGA72.26n/a
Whitworth (USA) won her fifth (and second straight) Vare Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the LPGA Tour.
1970Wmn AwardsMoney Winner - LPGA Tr$30,235see Score
Whitworth (USA) won her fifth LPGA Tour Money List, with 1970 season earnings of $30,235 on the Tour. Sandra Haynie (USA) was second on the money list.
1970Wmn AmericaQuality First ClassicLake Waco CC205 (-11)$2,250
Played as the Quality Chekd Classic. Second-placed JoAnne Carner (USA) finished 3 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Lake Waco CC, Waco, Texas].
1970Wmn AmericaSt Petersburg Open (LPGA)Sunset G&CC, FL216 (+3)$2,775
Played as the Orange Blossom Classic. Second-placed Carol Mann (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA), who won this event for the third straight year. [Sunset G&CC, St Petersburg, Florida; now called Vinoy GC].
1969Wmn AmericaLady MichelobCanongate CC212 (-4)$2,625
Played as the Lady Carling Open. Whitworth (USA) beat Mickey Wright (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Canongate CC, Sharpsburg, Georgia; now called Canongate 1 GC].
1969Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LPGA72.38n/a
Whitworth (USA) won her fourth Vare Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the LPGA Tour.
1969Wmn AmericaPatty Berg Classic214$3,750
Played as the Patty Berg Classic. Sandra Haynie finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1969Wmn AwardsPlyr of Yr - LPGA102 ptsn/a
Whitworth (USA) won her fourth straight LPGA Tour Player of the Year Award, based on a points system for top 10 finishes and performance in Majors.
1969Wmn AmericaPort Charlotte Invtl.218$2,250
Played as the Port Charlotte Invitational. Sandra Post and Sandra Haynie finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1969Wmn AmericaPort Malabar Invtl.210$2,625
Played as the Port Malabar Invitational. Mickey Wright finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1969Wmn AmericaRiver Plantn Open213$2,625
Played as the River Plantation Women's Open. Betsy Rawls finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1969Wmn AmericaSt Petersburg Open (LPGA)Sunset G&CC, FL216 (+3)$2,250
Played as the Orange Blossom Classic. Marlene Hagge (USA) and Shirley Englehorn (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Whitworth (USA). [Sunset G&CC, St Petersburg, Florida; now called Vinoy GC].
1969Wmn AmericaWendell - West Open213$3,225
Played as the Wendell - West Open. Judy Rankin finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1968Wmn AmericaCanyon Ladies Classic218$3,300
Played as the Canyon Ladies Classic. Donna Caponi, Mary Mills and Shirley Englehorn finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1968Wmn AmericaDallas Civitan OpenGlen Lakes CC209 (-4)$2,775
Played as the Dallas Civitan Open. Second-placed Carol Mann (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA). [Glen Lakes CC, Dallas, TX; club/course no longer exists].
1968Wmn AmericaHoliday Inn Classic206$2,260
Played as the Holiday Inn Classic. Judy Kimball and Carol mann finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1968Wmn AmericaKings River OpenKings River CC208 (-8)$2,250
Played as the inaugural (and only) Kings River Open. Second-placed Sandra Haynie finished 10 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Kings River CC, Kingsburg, California].
1968Wmn AmericaLadies World Series138$10,000
Played as the Ladies World Series of Golf. Carol Mann finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1968Wmn AmericaLady Carling - BaltimorePine Ridge GC214 (-2)$3,000
Played as the Lady Carling Open. Second-placed Carol Mann (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA). [Pine Ridge GC, Baltimore, Maryland].
1968Wmn AmericaLady Carling - DanburyRidgewood CC, CT215 (-1)$2,250
Played as the Gino Paoli Open. Whitworth (USA) beat Marlene Hagge (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record her 40th LPGA Tour win. [Ridgewood CC, Danbury, Connecticut].
1968Wmn AmericaLouise Suggs Invtl.210$1875
Played as the Louise Suggs Invitational. Carol Mann finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1968Wmn AwardsMoney Winner - LPGA Tr$48,379see Score
Whitworth (USA) won her fourth straight LPGA Tour Money List, with 1968 season earnings of $48,379 on the Tour. Carol Mann (USA) was second on the money list.
1968Wmn AmericaPensacola Ladies Invtl.216$1,875
Played as the Pensacola Ladies Invitational. Jo Ann Prentice finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1968Wmn AwardsPlyr of Yr - LPGA141 ptsn/a
Whitworth (USA) won her third straight LPGA Tour Player of the Year Award, based on a points system for top 10 finishes and performance in Majors.
1968Wmn AmericaRiver Plantn Open205$1,875
Played as the River Plantation Invitational. Kathy Cornelius finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1968Wmn AmericaSt Petersburg Open (LPGA)Sunset G&CC, FL213 (E)$1,975
Played as the St Petersburg Orange Blossom Classic. Second-placed Sandra Haynie (USA) and Judy Kimball (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA). [Sunset G&CC, St Petersburg, Florida; now called Vinoy GC].
1967Wmn AmericaAlamo Ladies OpenOlmos Basin GC213 (-3)$1,875
Played as the Alamo Ladies Open (for the last time until 1971). Defending champion Sandra Haynie (USA) finished 3 shots behind Whitworth (USA), who won this event for the third time. [Olmos Basin GC, San Antonio, Texas].
1967Wmn AmericaAmerican Defender ClassicRaleigh CC215 (-1)$1,800
Played as the Raleigh Ladies Invitational. Second-placed Susie Maxwell (USA) finished 5 shots behind Whitworth (USA), who recorded her 30th LPGA Tour win. [Raleigh CC, Raleigh, North Carolina].
1967Wmn AmericaBorden ClassicWalnut Hill CC, Ohio212 (-4)$3,075
Played as the Lady Carling Open. Second-placed Susie Maxwell (USA; Susie Berning from 1968) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth. [Walnut Hill CC, Columbus, Ohio, which permanently closed in 2012].
1967Wmn AmericaLadies World Series137$10,000
Played as the Ladies World Series of Golf. Carol Mann finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1967Wmn AmericaLos Angeles Open (LPGA)Montebello GC212 (-4)$2,325
Played as the Ladies' Los Angeles Open (a one-off event, not related to the LPGA Tour's 1955 Los Angeles Open). Murle Lindstrom (USA) finished 4 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Montebello GC, Montebello, Los Angeles, CA].
1967Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LPGA72.74n/a
Whitworth (USA) won her third straight Vare Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the LPGA Tour.
1967Wmn AwardsMoney Winner - LPGA Tr$32,937see Score
Whitworth (USA) won her third straight LPGA Tour Money List, with 1967 season earnings of $32,937 on the Tour. For the second consecutive year, Sandra Haynie (USA) was second on the money list.
1967Wmn AwardsPlyr of Yr - LPGA116 ptsn/a
Whitworth (USA) won her second straight LPGA Tour Player of the Year Award, based on a points system for top 10 finishes and performance in Majors.
1967Wmn AmericaSt Louis Open (Women)209$2,025
Played as the St Louis Open. Carol Mann finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1967Wmn MajorsUS Women's PGAPleasant Valley, Mass.284 (-8)$2,625
The LPGA Championship (13th) (July 13-16). Second-placed Shirley Englehorn (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA), who recorded the first of her three LPGA Championship wins. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].
1967Wmn AmericaVenice Ladies Open217$1,500
Played as the Venice Ladies Open. Clifford Ann Creed and Gloria Ehret finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1967Wmn MajorsWomen's Western OpenPekin CC289 (-11)$1,500
The Women's Western Open (38th) (last year as a major championship). Second-placed Sandra Haynie (USA) finished 3 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Pekin CC, Pekin, nr Peoria, IL].
1966Wmn AmericaAmarillo Open215$1,500
Played as the Amarillo Ladies Open. Mickey Wright finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1966Wmn AmericaClayton Federal Invtl.208$1,875
Played as the Clayton Federal Invitational. Shirley Englehorn finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1966Wmn AmericaLady Carling - BaltimoreTurf Valley CC214 (-2)$1,875
Played as the Lady Carling Open. Second-placed Peggy Wilson (USA) finished 3 shots behind Whitworth (USA), who recorded her third straight LPGA Tour win in as many weeks. [Turf Valley CC, Ellicott City, Maryland].
1966Wmn AmericaLady Carling - EasternPleasant Valley, Mass.217 (-5)$2,250
Played as the Lady Carling Open. Second-placed Carol Mann (USA) finished 1 shot behind Whitworth (USA). [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, Massachusetts].
1966Wmn AmericaLaguna Invtl.144$800
Played as the Laguna Invitational. Susie Maxwell finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1966Wmn AmericaLas Cruces Open214$1,350
Played as the Las Cruces Ladies Open. Marilynn Smith finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1966Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LPGA72.60n/a
Whitworth (USA) won her second straight Vare Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the LPGA Tour.
1966Wmn AmericaMilwaukee Open273$1,950
Played as the Milwaukee Jaycee Open. Sandra Haynie finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1966Wmn AwardsMoney Winner - LPGA Tr$33,517see Score
Whitworth (USA) won her second straight LPGA Tour Money List, with 1966 season earnings of $33,517 on the Tour. Sandra Haynie (USA) was second on the money list.
1966Wmn AwardsPlyr of Yr - LPGA131 ptsn/a
Whitworth (USA) won the inaugural LPGA Tour Player of the Year Award, based on a points system for top 10 finishes and performance in Majors.
1966Wmn AmericaSupertest OpenSunningdale, Ont.213 (-3)$2,250
Played as the inaugural Supertest Ladies Open. Mickey Wright (USA) finished in second place behind Whitworth (USA). [Sunningdale GC, London, Ontario].
1966Wmn AmericaTall City Open208$1,875
Played as the Tall City Open. Mickey Wright finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1966Wmn MajorsTitleholders Ch'shipAugusta CC291 (+3)$1,500
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].
1965Wmn AmericaBluegrass Invtl.213$1,350
Played as the Bluegrass Ladies Invitational. Clifford Ann Creed finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1965Wmn AmericaBorden ClassicWalnut Hill CC, Ohio219 (E)$1,500
Played as the Lady Carling Midwest Open. Sandra Haynie (USA) finished 1 shot place behind Whitworth (USA). [Walnut Hill CC, Columbus, Ohio, which permanently closed in 2012].
1965Wmn AmericaBuckeye Svngs Invtl.207$1,500
Played as the Buckeye Savings Invitational. Susie Maxwell finished in second place behind Whitworth. This was the third straight win for Whitworth in as many weeks.
1965Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LPGA72.61n/a
Whitworth (USA) won the Vare Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the LPGA Tour.
1965Wmn AmericaMickey Wright Invtl.283$1,350
Played as the Mickey Wright Invitational. Donna Caponi finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1965Wmn AwardsMoney Winner - LPGA Tr$28,658see Score
Whitworth (USA) won the LPGA Tour 1965 Money List, with earnings of $28,658 on the Tour. Marlene Hagge (USA) was second on the money list.
1965Wmn AmericaShreveport Invtl.210$1,275
Played as the Shreveport Kiwanis Invitational. Patty Berg finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1965Wmn AmericaSt Petersburg Open (LPGA)Sunset G&CC, FL281 (-7)$1,500
Played as the St Petersburg Women's Open. Second-placed Sandra Haynie (USA) finished 4 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Sunset G&CC, St Petersburg, Florida; now called Vinoy GC].
1965Wmn MajorsTitleholders Ch'shipAugusta CC287 (-1)$1,500
The Titleholders Championship (26th). Second-placed Peggy Wilson (USA) finished 10 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Augusta CC, Augusta, GA].
1965Wmn AmericaYankee Women's OpenAtlas Valley CC213 (-3)$2,250
Played as the Yankee Open (July 16-18). Second-placed Carol Mann (USA) finished 2 shots behind Whitworth (USA). [Atlas Valley CC, Grand Blanc, nr Flint, Michigan].
1964Wmn AmericaAlamo Ladies OpenPecan Valley283 (-5)$1,500
Played as the San Antonio Civitan Open. Marlene Hagge (USA) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Whitworth (USA). [Pecan Valley GC, San Antonio, Texas. This course is now closed].
1963Wmn AmericaAlamo Ladies OpenPecan Valley299 (+7)$1,300
Played as the San Antonio Civitan Open. Whitworth (USA) beat Mickey Wright (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Pecan Valley GC, San Antonio, Texas. This course is now closed].
1963Wmn AmericaCarvel Open217$1,350
Played as the Carvel Ladies Open. Marilynn Smith finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1963Wmn AmericaHillside Open219$1,200
Played as the Hillside Ladies Open. Mickey Wright finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1963Wmn AmericaMary Mills Invtl.219$2,325
Played as the Mary Mills Mississippi Gulf Coast Invitational. Mickey Wright finished second to Whitworth.
1963Wmn AmericaMilwaukee Open286$2,000
Played as the Milwaukee Jaycee Open. Louise Suggs and Jackie Pung finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1963Wmn AmericaOgden Open214$1,300
Played as the Ogden Ladies Open. Mickey Wright finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1963Wmn AmericaSpokane Open210$1,250
Played as the Spokane Open. Marilynn Smith finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1963Wmn AmericaWolverine Open198$1,250
Played as the Wolverine Open. Betsy Rawls finished in second place behind Whitworth.
1962Wmn AmericaJCPenney ClassicPinecrest Lakes272 (-16)$2,225
Played as the Haig & Haig Scotch Mixed Foursome (two-person team event; one PGA Tr, one LPGA Tr). Winning team: Mason Rudolph (USA) & Kathy Whitworth (USA). Second place: Gardner Dickinson (USA) & Murle Lindstrom (USA). [Co-hosted by Pinecrest Lakes GC (now Pinecrest GC), Avon Park, FL and Harder Hall GC, Sebring, FL].
1962Wmn AmericaLady Carling - BaltimoreTurf Valley CC215$1,200
Played as the Kelly Girls Open. Second-placed Sandra Haynie (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Whitworth (USA). [Turf Valley CC, Ellicott City, Maryland].
1962Wmn AmericaPhoenix Thunderbirds213$1,350
Played as the Thunderbirds Tourney. Mickey Wright finished in second place behind Whitworth.

 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
Where2Golf spotlights


Tournaments:
The Tradition the first senior major championship of 2019 sees Miguel Ángel Jiménez defend at Greystone G&CC in Alabama (May 9-12).
British MastersTommy Fleetwood hosts this popular European Tour event at Hillside GC, close to his home town of Southport (May 9-12).

Who's Who: 
Tiger Woods: “One of the greatest comeback stories in sport, ever, allows Tiger Woods to record his fifteenth major championship win.
Jin Young Kothe rising star in women’s world golf lands her first major championship title at the ANA Inspiration.

Latest golf course reviews
Koksijde Golf ter Hille Golf Club: on what was previously open farmland, an enjoyable and challenging links-style layout has been crafted. Perhaps the inspiration for Koksijde's new course came from a renowned Harry Colt layout that existed in the 1920s just a couple of kilometres to the west. Read more...
The Duke Golf Club: represents the latest in a trio of private courses to arrive on the Dutch golfing scene. All prefixed by the definite article, The Dutch (2010, designer Colin Montgomerie) and The International (2012, Ian Woosnam) have now been joined by The Duke, which firmly targets a business clientele and the corporate golf market. Read more...
Drentse Golfclub De Gelpenberg: as the oldest golf course in the Dutch province of Drenthe, De Gelpenberg offers a partly-wooded and partly-open heathland layout, guaranteed to test all facets of your game. It is arguably the best of the country's more northerly layouts, together with Lauswolt (50 km away to the north-west).
Read more...
Golfbaan Stippelberg: located 25 kilometres north-east of Eindhoven, this relatively new addition to championship golf in the Netherlands has fast become one of the country's "must play" courses.
 
Most popular golf course videos