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1950 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship

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Location  Wichita, Kansas
Tour(s)  LPGA Tour
Organized by  LPGA Tour
Format  Stroke play – 72 holes
1950 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship
Dates  September 28 – October 1, 1950
Course(s)  Rolling Hills Country Club

The 1950 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship was the fifth U.S. Women's Open, held September 28 to October 1 at Rolling Hills Country Club in Wichita, Kansas.

Babe Zaharias won the second of her three U.S. Women's Open titles, nine strokes ahead of runner-up Betsy Rawls, an amateur. Defending champion Louise Suggs finished in solo third. Zaharias entered the final round with a four stroke lead over Rawls. It was the seventh of ten major championships for Zaharias, and Rawls won the title the following year.

The formation of the LPGA was announced during this championship, which was not run by the United States Golf Association (USGA) until 1953. The U.S. Women's Open returned to Wichita five years later in 1955 at Wichita Country Club.

Final leaderboard

Sunday, October 1, 1950

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References

1950 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship Wikipedia


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