1972 LPGA Championship

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1972 LPGA Championship
Tournament information
Dates June 8–11, 1972
Location Sutton, Massachusetts
Course(s) Pleasant Valley Country Club
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Format Stroke play – 72 holes
Statistics
Par 73
Length 6,130 yards (5,605 m)
Field 82 players, 52 after cut[1]
Cut 160 (+14)
Prize fund $50,000
Winner's share $7,500
Champion
United States Kathy Ahern
293 (+1)
Pleasant Valley Country Club is located in the US
Pleasant Valley Country Club
Pleasant Valley Country Club
Location in the United States
Pleasant Valley Country Club is located in Massachusetts
Pleasant Valley Country Club
Pleasant Valley Country Club
Location in Massachusetts

The 1972 LPGA Championship was the 18th LPGA Championship, held June 8–11 at Pleasant Valley Country Club in Sutton, Massachusetts, southeast of Worcester.

Kathy Ahern shot a final round 69 (−4) to win her only major title, six strokes ahead of runner-up Jane Blalock.[2][3]

Final leaderboard[edit]

Sunday, June 11, 1972

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Kathy Ahern  United States 75-73-76-69=293 +1 7,500
2 Jane Blalock  United States 74-75-76-74=299 +7 5,400
T3 Marlene Hagge  United States 77-74-80-70=301 +9 3,400
Sharon Miller  United States 74-72-79-76=301
T5 Clifford Ann Creed  United States 78-76-79-71=304 +12 2,155
Marilynn Smith  United States 75-76-76-77=304
T7 Pam Barnett  United States 74-75-82-74=305 +13 1,650
Betty Burfeindt  United States 74-75-80-76=305
Gloria Ehret  United States 75-74-80-76=305
T10 Debbie Austin  United States 79-74-78-75=306 +14 1,350
Susie Berning  United States 80-72-79-75=306

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LPGA led by Miller". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. Associated Press. June 10, 1972. p. 12. 
  2. ^ a b "Miss Ahern conquers Eve field". Palm Beach Post. Florida. Associated Press. June 12, 1972. p. D2. 
  3. ^ "Kathy Ahern wins Eve LPGA by six strokes". Wilmington Morning Star. North Carolina. UPI. June 12, 1972. p. 16. 

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