Events in Sport in August 1995

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 4 Darryl Strawberry joins the NY Yankees

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Aug 5 5th World Championships in Athletics open at Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Aug 6 Dottie Mochrie wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mountain
  • Aug 10 Dodgers leading 2-1 in 9th forfeit game to Cards, fans become unruly
  • Aug 12 Lara completes 6th Test Cricket century, 152 at Trent Bridge

Sport awardGolf Major

Aug 13 77th PGA Championship: Steve Elkington shoots a 267 at Riviera Calif

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 13 Beth Daniels wins LPGA PING Welch's Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Aug 13 5th World Championships in Athletics close at Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Aug 19 Bruce Seldon TKOs Joe Hipp in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 19 Mike Tyson returns to the ring & DQs Peter McNeeley in 38 seconds

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Aug 20 Kerrie Webb wins LPGA Weetabix Women's British Golf Open
  • Aug 26 Lara completes 7th Test Cricket century, 179 at The Oval
  • Aug 27 23rd du Maurier Golf Classic: Jenny Lidback

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 27 95th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • Aug 28 Last day of Test Cricket for Richie Richardson