Events in Sport in July 1977

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 1 84th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Virginia Wade beats B Stove (46 63 61)

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Virginia Wade
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Virginia Wade
  • Jul 1 FC Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam Neth

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 2 91st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats Connors (36 62 61 57 64)

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • Jul 3 5th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Judy Rankin
  • Jul 4 Cubs use fielder Larry Bittner as a pitcher
  • Jul 4 Red Sox wallop a major league-record 8 HRs beating Toronto 9-6

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 9 106th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 268 at Turnberry Scotland

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jul 10 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Bankers Trust Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • Jul 17 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
  • Jul 19 48th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-5 at Yankee Stadium, NY
  • Jul 19 All star MVP: Don Sutton (LA Dodgers)
  • Jul 24 32nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Hollis Stacy

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 24 Pete Rose passes Frankie Frisch as switch-hit leader with 2,881

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Jul 24 64th Tour de France won by Bernard Thevenet of France

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 28 Test Cricket debut of Ian Botham v Aust Trent Bridge, 5-74 1st innings

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • Jul 31 Debbie Austin wins LPGA Pocono Northeast Golf Classic