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1956 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship

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Dates  July 26–29, 1956
Course(s)  Northland Country Club
Tour(s)  LPGA Tour
Location  Duluth, Minnesota
Organized by  USGA
Format  Stroke play – 72 holes
1956 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship

The 1956 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship was the eleventh U.S. Women's Open, held July 26–29 at Northland Country Club in Duluth, Minnesota. It was the fourth edition conducted by the United States Golf Association (USGA).

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Kathy Cornelius won her only major championship in an 18-hole playoff over amateur Barbara McIntire by a score of 75 to 82.

Northland was designed by noted course architect Donald Ross.

Final leaderboard

Saturday, July 28, 1956

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Playoff

Sunday, July 29, 1956

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References

1956 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship Wikipedia


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