WUI Classic

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WUI Classic
Tournament information
Location Jericho, New York
Established 1977
Course(s) Meadow Brook Club
Par 72
Length 6,347 yards (5,804 m)
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Format Stroke play - 72 holes
Prize fund $125,000
Month played July – August
Final year 1982
Tournament record score
Aggregate 276 Beth Daniel (1982)
To par –12 Beth Daniel (1982)
Final champion
United States Beth Daniel

The WUI Classic was a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour for six seasons, from 1977 to 1982.[1][2] It was played at three different courses on Long Island, New York. The last four were played at Meadow Brook Club in Jericho.

The tournament sponsor was Western Union International.[3][4][5][6]

Hall of famer Judy Rankin successfully defended her title in 1979 for her 26th and final tour win.[7][8]

Tournament locations[edit]

Years Venue Location
1977 Colonie Hill Country Club Hauppauge, New York
1978 North Hills Country Club Manhasset, New York
1979–82 Meadow Brook Club Jericho, New York


WUI Classic
Long Island Charity Classic


  1. ^ LPGA Tournament Chronology 1970-1979 Archived January 2, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.‹The template Wayback is being considered for merging.› 
  2. ^ LPGA Tournament Chronology 1980-1989 Archived June 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.‹The template Wayback is being considered for merging.› 
  3. ^ "Ranking breaks slump despite nervous family". Eugene Register-Guard. Oregon. wire services. August 14, 1979. p. 2B. 
  4. ^ "Little captures Jericho tourney". Spartanburg Herald-Journal. South Carolina. Associated Press. July 28, 1980. p. B1. 
  5. ^ "Donna Caponi finishes first in Western Union International". Bangor Daily News. Maine. Associated Press. July 20, 1981. p. 23. 
  6. ^ "Daniel wins with LPGA record 276". Argus-Press. Owosso, Michigan. August 16, 1982. p. 18. 
  7. ^ "Drought over for Rankin". Reading Eagle. Pennsylvania. Associated Press. August 14, 1979. p. 24. 
  8. ^ "Rankin discovers gold at end of the rainbow". The Bulletin. Bend, Oregon. UPI. August 14, 1979. p. 13.