Idaho Centennial Ladies' Open

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Idaho Centennial Ladies' Open
Tournament information
Location Boise, Idaho
Established 1963
Course(s) Hillcrest Country Club
Par 71
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Format Stroke play - 54 holes
Prize fund $7,500
Month played August - September
Final year 1963
Tournament record score
Aggregate 210 Mickey Wright (1963)
To par –3 Mickey Wright (1963)
Final champion
United States Mickey Wright

The Idaho Centennial Ladies' Open was a women's professional golf tournament on the LPGA Tour, played only in 1963 in Boise, Idaho. The 54-hole event was held at the Hillcrest Country Club over the Labor Day weekend, Saturday through Monday.

Mickey Wright won the event by four strokes over runner-up Kathy Whitworth; both players shot 68 (–3) in the final round. Tied for third at 215 (+2) were Shirley Englehorn of Caldwell and Marlene Hagge.[1][2] It was Wright's 10th of 13 victories on the LPGA Tour in 1963, and her 49th of 82 career wins.

The centennial referred to the establishment of the Idaho Territory in 1863; statehood for Idaho came 27 years later in 1890.

Winner[edit]

Year Dates Champion Country Winning
score
To par Margin
of victory
Runner-up Purse
($)
Winner's
share ($)
1963 Aug 31 – Sep 2 Mickey Wright  United States 72-70-68=210 –3 4 strokes United States Kathy Whitworth 7,500 1,200

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spokane next for LPGA gals". Deseret News & Telegram. September 3, 1963. p. B-3. 
  2. ^ "LPGA Tournament Chronology 1960-1969". Retrieved September 10, 2011. 

Coordinates: 43°35′10″N 116°14′20″W / 43.586°N 116.239°W / 43.586; -116.239