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1979 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship

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Dates  July 12–15, 1979
Course(s)  Brooklawn Country Club
Tour(s)  LPGA Tour
Location  Fairfield, Connecticut
Organized by  USGA
Par  71
1979 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship

The 1979 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship was the 34th U.S. Women's Open, held July 12–15 at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield, Connecticut.

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Jerilyn Britz won her first LPGA Tour event (and only major), two shots ahead of runners-up Debbie Massey and Sandra Palmer.

Co-leading after the first round and leading after the second, Britz shot a four-over-par 75 in the third round on Saturday. She entered the final round three strokes behind Massey and shot a two-under 69 for an even-par 284 total.

Past champions in the field

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Final leaderboard

Sunday, July 15, 1979

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References

1979 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship Wikipedia


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