1952 LPGA Tour

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The 1952 LPGA Tour was the third season since the LPGA Tour officially began in 1950. The season ran from January 4 to October 28. The season consisted of 24 official money events. Betsy Rawls won the most tournaments, eight. Rawls led the money list with earnings of $14,505.

There was only one first-time winner in 1952, Marlene Bauer.

The tournament results are listed below.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1952 season.[1] "Date" is the ending date of the tournament. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they had on the tour up to and including that event. Majors are shown in bold.

Date Tournament Location Winner Score Purse ($) 1st prize ($)
Jan 6 Jacksonville Open Florida United States Louise Suggs (10) 277 3,000 750
Jan 20 Tampa Open Florida United States Louise Suggs (11) 293 3,500 1,000
Feb 17 Miami Weathervane Florida United States Babe Zaharias (28) 145 3,000 750
Mar 2 Sarasota Open Florida United States Marlene Bauer (1) 71 350
Mar 16 Titleholders Championship Georgia United States Babe Zaharias (29) 299 2,100 1,000
Mar 30 New Orleans Women's Open Louisiana United States Patty Berg (22) 299 3,925 1,000
Apr 12 Houston Weathervane Texas United States Betsy Rawls (3) 140 3,000 750
Apr 14 Corpus Christi Tournament Texas United States Betty Jameson (5) 74 375
Apr 28 Richmond Open California United States Patty Berg (23) 210 3,000 750
Apr 30 Stockton Open California United States Louise Suggs (12) 72 375
May 1 Bakersfield Open California United States Marlene Bauer (2) (tie)
United States Betty Jameson (6)
United States Betsy Rawls (4)
United States Babe Zaharias (30)
74 225
each
May 4 Fresno Open California United States Babe Zaharias (31) 226 5,000 1,175
May 11 Seattle Weathervane Washington United States Betsy Rawls (5) 139 3,000 750
Jun 1 New York Weathervane New York United States Patty Berg (24) 148 3,000 750
Jun 4 Cross Country 144 Hole Weathervane various United States Betsy Rawls (6) 590 5,000 5,000
Jun 8 Eastern Women's Open Pennsylvania United States Betsy Rawls (7) 226 875
Jun 21 Women's Western Open Illinois United States Betsy Rawls (8) 1 up 5,000 1,000
Jun 29 U.S. Women's Open Pennsylvania United States Louise Suggs (13) 284 7,500 2,000
Aug 10 All American Open Illinois United States Louise Suggs (14) 300 2,550 1,000
Aug 17 World Championship Illinois United States Betty Jameson (7) 303 5,000
Sep 7 Carrollton Open Georgia United States Betsy Rawls (9) 214 (-2) 3,000 750
Sep 10 Thomasville Open Georgia United States Betsy Rawls (10) 74 375
Oct 19 Betty Jameson Open Texas United States Louise Suggs (15) 212 875
Oct 28 Women's Texas Open Texas United States Babe Zaharias (32) 7 & 6 300

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