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.

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]

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.