Golf in History (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 200 of 538

  • 1969-08-30 69th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Steve Melnyk

Sport awardGolf Major

1970-07-05 US Open Women's Golf, Muskogee CC: Donna Caponi successfully defends her title by 1 from Sandra Haynie and Sandra Spuzich

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi
  • 1971-02-06 1st time a golf ball is hit on Moon (by Alan Shepard)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1971-02-13 US Vice President Spiro Agnew hits 2 tee shots into crowd while golfing, injuring 2

Vice President of the United States Spiro Agnew
Vice President of the United States
Spiro Agnew
  • 1971-06-21 Indians Ken Harrelson retires from baseball to play pro golf

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1971-06-27 US Open Women's Golf, Kahwa GC: JoAnne Carner wins by 7 strokes from Kathy Whitworth

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 1971-11-29 1st pro golf championship at Walt Disney World

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1972-03-06 Jack Nicklaus, passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner

  • 1972-07-02 US Open Women's Golf, Winged Foot GC: American Susie Maxwell Berning wins by 1 from Judy Rankin, Kathy Ahern & Pam Barnett

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973-04-15 2nd Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • 1973-06-17 Canadian Open Golf (La Canadienne), Montreal Municipal GC: Jocelyne Bourassa of Canada wins inaugural event in a playoff with Sandra Haynie & Judy Rankin
  • 1973-07-15 Carole Jo Skala wins LPGA George Washington Golf Classic
  • 1973-07-22 US Open Women's Golf, CC of Rochester: Susie Maxwell Berning wins by 5 from Gloria Ehret & Shelley Hamlin for her third national title
  • 1973-12-15 Golf Resort (Disney Inn) opens
  • 1974-04-21 3rd Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Jo Ann Prentice
  • 1974-06-30 Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Candiac GC: Carole Jo Skala wins by 3 from JoAnn Carner

  • 1974-07-21 US Open Women's Golf, La Grange CC: Sandra Haynie wins by 1 shot from Beth Stone and Carol Mann
  • 1975-04-20 4th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Palmer
  • 1975-06-29 Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), St. George's CC: JoAnne Carner wins in a playoff with Carol Mann
  • 1975-07-20 30th US Women's Open Golf Championship: American Sandra Palmer wins her second major (Titleholders Championship 1972)
  • 1976-04-04 5th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Judy Rankin
  • 1976-06-13 Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Cedar Brae CC: Donna Caponi wins in a playoff with Judy Rankin
  • 1976-07-11 US Open Women's Golf, Rolling Green GC: JoAnne Carner wins in a playoff with Sandra Palmer
  • 1977-04-03 6th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Kathy Whitworth
  • 1977-04-10 Beverly Klass wins LPGA Women's International Golf Satellite
  • 1977-05-29 Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • 1977-06-06 Doobie Brothers sponsor a Golf Classic & Concert for United Way
  • 1977-06-26 Debbie Austin wins LPGA Hoosier Golf Classic
  • 1977-07-03 Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Lachute GC: Judy Rankin wins by 3 strokes from Pat Meyers and Sandra Palmer

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1977-07-24 US Open Women's Golf, Hazeltine National GC: Hollis Stacy wins wire-to-wire by 2 strokes from Nancy Lopez

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • 1977-07-31 Debbie Austin wins LPGA Pocono Northeast Golf Classic
  • 1977-08-14 Debbie Austin wins LPGA Long Island Charity Golf Classic
  • 1977-08-21 Debbie Austin wins LPGA Wheeling Golf Classic
  • 1977-08-28 Bonnie Lauer wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
  • 1977-09-18 Joanne Carner/Judy Rankin wins LPGA National Team Golf Championship
  • 1977-11-13 Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open
  • 1978-01-29 Joanne Carner wins Colgate Triple Crown Match-Play Golf Championship
  • 1978-02-12 Debbie Austin wins LPGA American Cancer Society Golf Classic
  • 1979-03-04 Sally Little wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic
  • 1979-04-08 8th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Post
  • 1979-05-04 Jackie Mercer wins her 4th golf title 31 years after her 1st

  • 1979-05-27 Penny Pulz wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
  • 1979-07-15 34th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Jerilyn Britz
  • 1979-07-22 Pat Meyers wins LPGA Greater Baltimore Golf Classic
  • 1979-07-29 Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), St. George's CC: Amy Alcott wins by 3 from Nancy Lopez for her first major title
  • 1979-08-19 Sally wins LPGA Barth Golf Classic Little

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1979-08-26 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • 1979-09-02 US Men's Amateur Golf Championship, Canterbury GC: Mark O'Meara wins 8 & 7 over John Cook
  • 1979-09-09 Sally Little wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
  • 1979-09-23 Sandra Post wins LPGA ERA Real Estate Golf Classic
  • 1979-10-29 Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open
  • 1979-12-09 Murle Breer/Dave Eichelberger wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • 1980-01-22 PGA begins a senior golf tour
  • 1980-02-17 Dot Germain wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic
  • 1980-04-27 Barbara Barrow wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
  • 1980-05-18 Donna White wins LPGA Coca-Cola Golf Classic
  • 1980-06-01 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championshipship
  • 1980-06-15 Dale Lundquis wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
  • 1980-07-03 US Open Senior Golf, Winged Foot: Roberto De Vicenzo of Argentina wins inaugural event by 4 shots from William C. Campbell
  • 1980-07-13 US Open Women's Golf, Richland CC: Amy Alcott scores convincing 9 stroke win over runner-up Hollis Stacy
  • 1980-07-27 Sally Little wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic

Sport awardGolf Major

1980-08-10 Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Richelieu Valley GC: Pat Bradley wins by 1 from JoAnn Carner for her first of 6 major titles

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1981-11-08 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • 1981-12-02 American 1,500m record holder Steve Scott sets record for fastest round of golf played on a regulation course; posts a 92, completing 18 holes in 29:33.05s at Miller GC in Anaheim, California
  • 1982-02-28 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic
  • 1982-03-14 Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic
  • 1982-03-21 Jerry Pate celebrates golf win by jumping into the water hazard
  • 1982-04-04 11th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sally Little
  • 1982-05-09 Sally Little wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
  • 1982-05-23 Cathy Morse wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Charity Golf Classic
  • 1982-05-30 Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
  • 1982-07-04 Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), St George's CC: Sandra Haynie wins by 1 shot from Beth Daniel
  • 1982-07-11 3rd U.S. Senior Golf Open: Miller Barber wins by 4 strokes from Dan Sykes & Gene Littler
  • 1982-07-18 Sally Little wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • 1982-07-25 37th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Janet Anderson
  • 1982-08-06 Curtis Cup Golf, Denver CC: United States beats Great Britain & Ireland 14½-3½
  • 1982-08-08 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

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