Shirley Englehorn Invitational

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Shirley Englehorn Invitational
Tournament information
Location Caldwell, Idaho, U.S.
Established 1966
Course(s) Purple Sage Golf Course
Par 71
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Format Stroke play - 54 holes
Prize fund $11,500
Month played September
Final year 1968
Tournament record score
Aggregate 203 Mickey Wright (1966)
To par −10 as above
Final champion
United States Carol Mann
PurpleSage GC is located in USA
PurpleSage GC
Purple
Sage GC
Location in the United States

The Shirley Englehorn Invitational was a women's professional golf tournament for three seasons on the LPGA Tour, from 1966 to 1968.[1] It was played at the Purple Sage Golf Course in Idaho, north of Caldwell. LPGA Tour player Shirley Englehorn, a Caldwell native, hosted the tournament and won in 1967 in a playoff.[2]

Winners[edit]

Year Dates Champion Country Winning
score
To par Margin
of victory
Runner-up Purse
($)
Winner's
share ($)
Notes
1968 Sep 13–15 Carol Mann  United States 70-69-69=208 −5 5 strokes United States Gloria Ehret 11,500 1,725 [3]
1967 Sep 15–17 Shirley Englehorn  United States 71-70-69=210 −3 Playoff United States Kathy Whitworth 11,000 1,650 [2]
1966 Sep 16–18 Mickey Wright  United States 65-68-70=203 −10 5 strokes United States Sandra Haynie 10,000 1,500 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ LPGA Tournament Chronology 1960-1969
  2. ^ a b "Shirley wins own Open in playoff". Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. September 18, 1967. p. 12. 
  3. ^ "Carol Mann has final 69 at Caldwell". Lewiston Morning Tribune (Idaho). Associated Press. September 16, 1968. p. 10. 
  4. ^ "Mickey Wright easy winner". Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. September 19, 1966. p. 12. 

External link[edit]

Coordinates: 43°44′10″N 116°41′46″W / 43.736°N 116.696°W / 43.736; -116.696