1985 LPGA Championship

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1985 LPGA Championship
Tournament information
Dates May 30 – June 2, 1985
Location Mason, Ohio
Course(s) Jack Nicklaus Golf Center
Grizzly Course [1]
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Format Stroke play - 72 holes
Statistics
Par 72
Length 6,240 yards (5,706 m)[1]
Prize fund $250,000
Winner's share $37,500
Champion
United States Nancy Lopez
273 (−15)
Jack Nicklaus Golf Center is located in the US
Jack Nicklaus Golf Center
Jack Nicklaus Golf Center
Location in the United States

The 1985 LPGA Championship was held May 30 to June 2 at Jack Nicklaus Golf Center at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, a suburb northeast of Cincinnati. Played on the Grizzly Course,[1] this was the 31st edition of the LPGA Championship.

Nancy Lopez won the second of her three major titles, all at the LPGA Championship. She led wire-to-wire and finished with a final round 65 (−7) for 273 (−15), eight strokes ahead of runner-up Alice Miller. It was her second consecutive victory of the 1985 season.[2][3]

Lopez opened with a first round 65, despite being assessed a two-stroke penalty for slow play.[1]

Final leaderboard[edit]

Sunday, June 2, 1985

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Nancy Lopez  United States 65-71-72-65=273 −15 37,500
2 Alice Miller  United States 71-70-67-73=281 −7 23,125
T3 Pat Bradley  United States 68-73-69-74=284 −4 15,000
Lori Garbacz  United States 73-72-68-71=284
T5 Allison Finney  United States 73-74-71-68=286 −2 8,917
Ayako Okamoto  Japan 71-73-72-70=286
Cindy Rarick  United States 74-70-71-71=286
T8 Amy Alcott  United States 74-71-72-70=287 −1 6,188
Christa Johnson  United States 73-76-69-69=287
T10 Jerilyn Britz  United States 69-76-72-71=288 E 5,012
Beth Daniel  United States 71-70-74-73=288

Source:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Lopez survives penalty". Spokesman-Review. Associated Press. May 31, 1985. p. 30. 
  2. ^ "Lopez on another hot streak". Spokane Chronicle. Associated Press. June 3, 1985. p. C3. 
  3. ^ Hackenberg, Dave (June 3, 1985). "Lopez regains old touch, wins LPGA title". Toledo Blade. p. 18. 
  4. ^ "Scoreboard: LPGA Championship". Spokane Chronicle. Associated Press. June 3, 1985. p. C4. 

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Coordinates: 39°20′56″N 84°16′41″W / 39.349°N 84.278°W / 39.349; -84.278