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1973 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship

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Dates  July 19–22, 1973
Organized by  USGA
Format  Stroke play – 72 holes
Location  Rochester, New York
Tour(s)  LPGA Tour
1973 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship
Course(s)  Country Club of Rochester

The 1973 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship was the 28th U.S. Women's Open, held July 19–22 at the Country Club of Rochester in Rochester, New York.

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Defending champion Susie Berning won the third of her three U.S. Women's Open titles, five strokes ahead of runners-up Gloria Ehret and Shelley Hamlin. After a three-under 69 in the third round, Berning was the co-leader with Pam Higgins, two strokes ahead of 36-hole leader Sharon Miller. Berning was the third of seven to successfully defend the championship, following Mickey Wright in 1959 and Donna Caponi in 1970; it was the last of her four major titles.

The championship was held at the course twenty years earlier in 1953, the first Women's Open conducted by the United States Golf Association (USGA). It was the second consecutive Women's Open played in the state of New York; the 1972 edition was at Winged Foot in Mamaroneck.

Past champions in the field

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Final leaderboard

Sunday, July 22, 1973

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References

1973 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship Wikipedia


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