Cleveland Open

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This article is about the former PGA Tour event. For the former Nationwide Tour event, see Greater Cleveland Open. For the chess tournament, see Cleveland Open (chess).

The Cleveland Open was a golf tournament on the PGA Tour. It was played from 1963 to 1972 at a various courses in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area.

Host courses[edit]

Years Course Location
1972 Tanglewood Country Club[1] Bainbridge Township, Geauga County
1963, 1971 Beechmont Country Club[2][3] Orange
1967, 1969, 1970 Aurora Country Club[4][5][6] Aurora
1966, 1968 Lakewood Country Club[7][8] Westlake
1964, 1965 Highland Park Municipal Golf Club[9][10] Highland Hills

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Country Score To par 1st prize ($) Ref
1972 David Graham  Australia 278 −6 30,000 [1]
1971 Bobby Mitchell  United States 262 −22 30,000 [2]
1970 Bruce Devlin  Australia 268 −12 30,000 [4]
1969 Charles Coody  United States 271 −9 22,000 [5]
1968 Dave Stockton  United States 276 −8 22,000 [7]
1967 Gardner Dickinson  United States 271 −9 20,700 [6]
1966 R. H. Sikes  United States 268 −16 20,000 [8]
1965 Dan Sikes  United States 272 −12 25,000 [9]
1964 Tony Lema  United States 270 −14 20,000 [10]
1963 Arnold Palmer  United States 273 −11 22,000 [3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wife Gets Birthday Gift as Graham Tops Tourney". Spokane Daily Chronicle (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. July 4, 1972. p. 11. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Mitchell captures Cleveland open golf". The Bryan Times (Bryan, Ohio). United Press International. June 28, 1971. p. 6. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Drum, Bob (July 2, 1963). "Palmer Rules Golf World Again". The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). p. 22. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Bruce Devlin Wins Cleveland Open With 64-66 in Final Double Round". Spokane Daily Chronicle (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. June 29, 1970. p. 13. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Coodys Cool; Stops Crampton For Golf Win". Daytona Beach Morning Journal (Daytona Beach, Florida). Associated Press. June 30, 1969. p. 26. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Dickinson Strikes Blow For Pro Tour Veterans". The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). United Press International. June 26, 1967. p. 28. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Dave Stockton Wins Cleveland Open". Daytona Beach Morning Journal (Daytona Beach, Florida). Associated Press. July 1, 1968. p. 9. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "Sikes Wins Cleveland Open As Foes Falter". The Herald-Tribune (Sarasota, Florida). Associated Press. August 8, 1966. p. 17. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b "Dan Sikes Cans 35-Footer On Final Hole; Wins Cleveland Open Golf By One Stroke". The Lewiston Daily Sun (Lewiston, Maine). Associated Press. June 14, 1965. p. 15. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  10. ^ a b "Purloined Putter Pays Off; Big-Hearted Arnie Helps Lema To Win". The Sumter Daily Item (Sumter, South Carolina). Associated Press. June 29, 1964. p. 1. Retrieved January 30, 2013.