Denver Open Invitational

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For the LPGA Tour golf tournament, see Mile High Open.

The Denver Open Invitational was a golf tournament on the PGA Tour that was played intermittently in the Denver, Colorado area from 1947 to 1963. Chi Chi Rodriguez won his first PGA Tour event at the 1963 tournament, which he calls his biggest thrill in golf.[1]

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Venue
Denver Open Invitational
1963 Chi Chi Rodriguez Denver Country Club[2]
1962 Bob Goalby Denver Country Club[2]
1961 Dave Hill Meadow Hills Country Club[2]
Denver Open
1959-60 No tournament
1958 Tommy Jacobs Wellshire Golf Club[2][3]
1949-57 No tournament
1948 Ben Hogan Wellshire Golf Club[3]
1947 Lew Worsham Cherry Hills Country Club[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chi Chi Rodriguez bio". Retrieved 2009-05-21. 
  2. ^ a b c d Sal Johnson and Dave Seanor, ed. (2009). The USA Today Golfers Encyclopedia. New York, New York: Skyhorse Publishing. pp. 608, 621, 635, 642. ISBN 978-1-60239-302-8. 
  3. ^ a b 75 Years of Mile-high Tradition
  4. ^ Worsham Takes Top Money In Denver Open