1982 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship

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1982 U.S. Women's Open
Tournament information
Dates July 22–25, 1982
Location Sacramento, California
Course(s) Del Paso Country Club
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 6,342 yards (5,799 m)[1]
Field 150 players, 68 after cut
Cut 154 (+10)[2][3]
Prize fund $175,000
Winner's share $27,315
Champion
United States Janet Alex
283 (−5)
Del PasoCountry Club is located in United States
Del PasoCountry Club
Del Paso
Country Club
Location in the United States
Del PasoCountry Club is located in California
Del PasoCountry Club
Del Paso
Country Club
Location in California

The 1982 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship was the 37th U.S. Women's Open, held July 22–25 at Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento, California.

Janet Alex shot a final round 68 (−4) for 283 (−5) to gain her only LPGA victory (and only major title), six strokes ahead of four runners-up.[4][5] She began the final round in third, two strokes behind 54-hole leader Beth Daniel with two-time champion JoAnne Carner, the 36-hole leader, in second.[6] Alex's 68 was the lowest score for all four rounds of the championship.[7]

Attendance records were set for the U.S. Women's Open, with over 14,600 on Sunday and 44,600 for the week.[4][5]

Past champions in the field[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
JoAnne Carner  United States 1971, 1976 69 70 75 75 289 +1 T2
Sandra Haynie  United States 1974 70 74 74 71 289 +1 T2
Amy Alcott  United States 1980 75 74 71 76 296 +8 T13
Sandra Palmer  United States 1975 78 71 75 73 297 +9 T18
Pat Bradley  United States 1981 77 74 72 75 298 +10 T21
Donna Caponi  United States 1969, 1970 73 76 78 71 298 +10 T21
Jerilyn Britz  United States 1979 74 79 74 75 302 +14 T38
Hollis Stacy  United States 1977, 1978 78 73 79 76 306 +18 T49

Source:[2][4][8]

Final leaderboard[edit]

Sunday, July 25, 1982

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Janet Alex  United States 70-73-72-68=283 −5 27,315
T2 Beth Daniel  United States 71-71-71-76=289 +1 10,659
Donna White  United States 70-74-73-72=289
JoAnne Carner  United States 69-70-75-75=289
Sandra Haynie  United States 70-74-74-71=289
6 Susie McAllister  United States 77-70-75-71=293 +5 5,673
T7 Carole Jo Callison  United States 76-69-72-77=294 +6 4,539
Nancy Lopez  United States 78-73-74-69=294
Vicki Tabor  United States 70-76-75-73=294
T10 Beverley Davis  United States 73-72-76-74=295 +7 3,637
Muffin Spencer-Devlin  United States 76-71-76-72=295
Stephanie Farwig  United States 75-76-72-72=295

Source:[4][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carner has 3-shot lead". Youngstown Vindicator (Ohio). Associated Press. July 24, 1982. p. 15. 
  2. ^ a b "Carner winning the fight for Open, Hall of Fame". Eugene Register-Guard (Oregon). UPI. July 24, 1982. p. 2C. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Women's Open scores". Toledo Blade (Ohio). Associated Press. July 24, 1982. p. 16. 
  4. ^ a b c d "First win good one for Alex". Eugene Register-Guard (Oregon). UPI. July 26, 1982. p. 1B. 
  5. ^ a b "Alex blows by Carner to claim Open crown". Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. July 26, 1982. p. 13. 
  6. ^ "Alex: Confidence helped". Spokane Chronicle (Washington). Associated Press. July 26, 1982. p. 15. 
  7. ^ "Alex breezes to Open title". Reading Eagle (Pennsylvania). Associated Press. July 26, 1982. p. 16. 
  8. ^ a b "U.S. Women's Open scores". Spokane Chronicle (Washington). Associated Press. July 26, 1982. p. 17. 

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Coordinates: 38°37′08″N 121°23′17″W / 38.619°N 121.388°W / 38.619; -121.388