Miami Beach Open

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The Miami Beach Open was a golf tournament on the PGA Tour in the late 1920s and again in the 1950s. It was held at several different courses in the Miami Beach, Florida area.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Score Course(s) Ref
1957 Al Balding 137^ Bayshore [1]
1956 Gardner Dickinson 272 Bayshore [2]
1955 Eric Monti 270 Bayshore [3]
1952-54 No tournament
1951 Jim Ferrier 273 Normandy [4]
1950 Sam Snead 273 Normandy, Bayshore [5]
1930-49 No tournament
1929 Gene Sarazen 286 Bayshore, La Gorce [6]
1928 Gene Sarazen 292 La Gorce, Bayshore [7]
1927 Gene Sarazen 277 Bayshore [8][9]

^ 36-hole event

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Balding Captures Honors In Miami Beach Golf Open". Toledo Blade (Toledo, Ohio). AP. March 25, 1957. p. 24. Retrieved May 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dickinson Wins Miami Beach Open With 272". Spartanburg Herald (Spartanburg, South Carolina). AP. March 26, 1956. p. 8. Retrieved May 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Monti's Cool 68 Captures Miami Beach Open Title". Daytona Beach Morning Journal (Daytona Beach, Florida). AP. March 28, 1955. p. 8. Retrieved May 3, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ferrier Wins Beach Golf". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). AP. March 12, 1951. p. 26. Retrieved May 3, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Sammy Snead Wins Miami Beach Open Golf Tournament With 273". The News and Courier (Charleston, South Carolina). UP. March 13, 1950. p. 6. Retrieved May 3, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Sarazen Wins Miami Tourney". Youngstown Vindicator (Youngstown, Ohio). AP. January 13, 1929. p. C-1. Retrieved May 3, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Gene Sarazen Wins Florida Golf Meet, Defeating Farrell". Meriden Record (Meriden, Connecticut). AP. January 4, 1928. p. 10. Retrieved May 3, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Gene Sarazen Wins At Miami". Youngstown Vindicator (Youngstown, Ohio). AP. January 5, 1927. p. 14. Retrieved April 28, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Sarazen And Hutchison Tie In Miami Beach Open". Miami Daily News (Miami, Florida). January 4, 1927. p. 12. Retrieved April 28, 2011. 

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