1960 LPGA Tour

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The 1960 LPGA Tour was the 11th season since the LPGA Tour officially began in 1950. The season ran from January 15 to September 25. The season consisted of 23 official money events. Mickey Wright won the most tournaments, six. Louise Suggs led the money list with earnings of $16,892.

There were no first-time winners in 1960, the only season in LPGA history that this happened.

The tournament results and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1960 season.[1] "Date" is the ending date of the tournament. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they had on the tour up to and including that event. Majors are shown in bold.

Date Tournament Location Winner Score Purse ($) 1st prize ($)
Jan 17 Sea Island Open Georgia United States Mickey Wright (14) 219 5,700 997
Feb 14 St. Petersburg Open Florida United States Beverly Hanson (17) 287 7,000 1,247
Feb 21 Lake Worth Open Florida Uruguay Fay Crocker (10) 285 7,000 1,247
Feb 28 Tampa Open Florida United States Mickey Wright (15) 217 7,000 1,247
Mar 13 Titleholders Championship Georgia Uruguay Fay Crocker (11) 303 6,000 1,140
Mar 27 Royal Crown Open Georgia United States Wiffi Smith (6) 298 7,600 1,330
Apr 10 Babe Zaharias Open Texas United States Betsy Rawls (39) 211 6,000 1,083
Apr 24 Dallas Civitan Open Texas United States Louise Suggs (47) 281 9,500 1,662
May 7 Betsy Rawls Peach Blossom Open South Carolina United States Wiffi Smith (7) 212 5,500 997
Jun 5 Wolverine Open Michigan United States Joyce Ziske (3) 299 7,500 1,247
Jun 12 Triangle Round Robin New York United States Louise Suggs (48) +59 12,000 1,245
Jun 19 Cosmopolitan Open Illinois United States Betsy Rawls (40) 208 7,500 1,247
Jun 26 Women's Western Open Illinois United States Joyce Ziske (4) 301 7,000 1,247
Jul 4 LPGA Championship Indiana United States Mickey Wright (16) 292 8,500 1,500
Jul 10 Youngstown Kitchens Trumbull Open Ohio United States Louise Suggs (49) 288 11,000 2,500
Jul 23 U.S. Women's Open Massachusetts United States Betsy Rawls (41) 292 7,200 1,710
Jul 31 American Women's Open Minnesota United States Patty Berg (50) 292 7,000 1,247
Aug 7 Waterloo Open Iowa United States Wiffi Smith (8) 286 7,000 1,247
Aug 21 Asheville Open North Carolina United States Betsy Rawls (42) 211 7,000 1,247
Aug 27 Grossinger Open New York United States Mickey Wright (17) 218 7,000 1,247
Sep 1 Eastern Open Pennsylvania United States Mickey Wright (18) 213 7,500 1,247
Sep 18 Memphis Open Tennessee United States Mickey Wright (19) 278 7,500 1,247
Sep 25 San Antonio Civitan Texas United States Louise Suggs (50) 215 6,500 1,068

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner Louise Suggs (2)  United States
Scoring leader (Vare Trophy) Mickey Wright  United States

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