1965 Titleholders Championship
|Dates||November 25–28, 1965|
|Course(s)||Augusta Country Club|
|Format||Stroke play – 72 holes|
The 1965 Titleholders Championship was the 26th Titleholders Championship, held November 25–28 at Augusta Country Club in Augusta, Georgia. Kathy Whitworth, age 26, won the first of her six major titles, ten strokes ahead of runner-up Peggy Wilson, with defending champion Marilynn Smith a stroke back in third place.
The previous editions had been played in late April; this year's championship was moved to late November, played over the Thanksgiving weekend and the last event of the 1965 season.
Whitworth had five-stroke leads after 36 holes at 142 (−2), and after 54 holes at 216 (even).
Sunday, November 28, 1965
|Place||Player||Country||Score||To par||Money ($)|
|1||Kathy Whitworth||United States||71-71-74-71=287||−1||1,500|
|2||Peggy Wilson||United States||76-72-76-73=297||+9||1,200|
|3||Marilynn Smith||United States||74-74-74-76=298||+10||1,000|
|4||Wanda Sanches||United States||73-74-74-80=301||+13||800|
|T5||Clifford Ann Creed||United States||77-75-75-75=302||+14||534|
|Marlene Hagge||United States||73-76-78-75=302|
|Sandra Haynie||United States||71-77-75-79=302|
|Carol Mann||United States||73-74-78-77=302|
|T9||Gloria Armstrong||United States||78-77-76-73=304||+16||333|
|Sybil Griffin||United States||80-76-74-74=304|
|Judy Rankin||United States||81-76-72-75=304|