500 Ladies Classic

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500 Ladies Classic
Tournament information
Location Speedway, Indiana, U.S.
Established 1968
Course(s) Speedway Golf Course
Par 72
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Format Stroke play – 54 holes
Prize fund $15,000 [1]
Month played June
Final year 1968
Tournament record score
Aggregate Mickey Wright
To par −4 as above
Final champion
United States Mickey Wright
Indianapolis is located in the US
Location in the United States
Indianapolis is located in Indiana
Location in Indiana

The 500 Ladies Classic was a women's professional golf tournament on the LPGA Tour, played only in 1968.[2] It was held at the Speedway Golf Course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mickey Wright won the event at 212 (−4), three strokes ahead of runner-up Kathy Whitworth; it was her 80th tour win.[1]


Year Date Champion Country Winning
To par Margin
of victory
Runner-up Purse
share ($)
1968 Jun 14–16 Mickey Wright  United States 70-74-68=212 −4 3 strokes United States Kathy Whitworth 15,000 2,250


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Consistent Wright 'speeds' to crown". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. June 17, 1968. p. 2B. 
  2. ^ LPGA Tournament Chronology 1960–1969 Archived 2011-06-29 at the Wayback Machine.

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Coordinates: 39°47′20″N 86°13′44″W / 39.789°N 86.229°W / 39.789; -86.229