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1955 LPGA Championship

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Dates  July 15–17, 1955
Par  75
Tour(s)  LPGA Tour
1955 LPGA Championship
Location  Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.
Course(s)  Orchard Ridge Country Club
Format  Stroke play - 54 holes Match play - 36 holes (final)

The 1955 LPGA Championship was the first edition of the LPGA Championship, held July 15–17 at Orchard Ridge Country Club in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

The championship's format was three rounds of stroke play, followed by match play on Sunday to determine the final standings. The championship match was played over 36 holes and the other matches were over 18 holes. Rain washed out play on Thursday and delayed the start to late morning on Friday; 36 holes were played on Saturday.

Beverly Hanson won the first of her three major championships at 4 & 3 over runner-up Louise Suggs.

Final leaderboard

Sunday, July 17, 1955

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References

1955 LPGA Championship Wikipedia


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