July 5, 1946 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Article: Swimwear Reduced to Bare Essentials

Events in Sport

Sport awardGolf Major

British Golf Open, St Andrews: Sam Snead beats Johnny Bulla and Bobby Locke by 4 strokes

Golfer Sam Snead
Sam Snead
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Frenchman Yvon Petra beats Australian Geoff Brown 6-2, 6-4, 7-9, 5-7, 6-4 for his only Wimbledon title
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In an all-American matchup Pauline Betz beats Louise Brough 6-2, 6-4 for her only Wimbledon crown