1973 LPGA Championship

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1973 LPGA Championship
Tournament information
Dates June 7–10, 1973
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)[1][2]
Field 55 after cut[3]
Cut 159 (+13)
Prize fund $35,000
Winner's share $5,250
Champion
United States Mary Mills
288 (−4)
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 1973 LPGA Championship was the 19th LPGA Championship, held June 7–10 at Pleasant Valley Country Club in Sutton, Massachusetts, southeast of Worcester.

Mary Mills, the 1964 champion, won her second LPGA Championship, a stroke ahead of Betty Burfeindt.[4][5] It was her third and final major title.

Final leaderboard[edit]

Sunday, June 10, 1973

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Mary Mills  United States 73-73-72-70=288 −4 5,250
2 Betty Burfeindt  United States 76-73-70-70=289 −3 3,900
3 Kathy Whitworth  United States 71-75-71-74=291 −1 2,950
T4 Jane Blalock  United States 77-71-69-75=292 E 2,175
Donna Caponi Young  United States 74-73-73-72=292
6 Chako Higuchi  Japan 71-71-75-76=293 +1 1,625
7 Debbie Austin  United States 74-74-72-74=294 +2 1,425
T8 Susie Berning  United States 73-76-71-76=296 +4 1,238
Sandra Palmer  United States 74-74-71-77=296
10 Sherry Wilder  United States 73-77-73-75=298 +6 1,075

Source:[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Whitworth shares LPGA lead". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Florida. UPI. June 8, 1973. p. 3-D. 
  2. ^ "2 tied in LPGA event". Palm Beach Post. Florida. June 8, 1973. p. D4. 
  3. ^ "Japanese star grabs lead". Palm Beach Post. Florida. Associated Press. June 9, 1973. p. D3. 
  4. ^ "Hot Mary Mills wins LPGA title". Palm Beach Post. Florida. Associated Press. June 11, 1973. p. D3. 
  5. ^ "Mary Mills charges to win LPGA title". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Florida. UPI. June 11, 1973. p. 3-C. 
  6. ^ "Women's golf scores". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. June 11, 1973. p. 19. 

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Coordinates: 42°09′04″N 71°44′13″W / 42.151°N 71.737°W / 42.151; -71.737