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U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN RELATED STORIES





 Dates: June 28th  - July 1st
 Site: Pine Needles, Southern Pines, North Carolina
 Course Architect: Donald Ross (1928)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,664
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 5 488 yds   10 - Par 5 518 yds
               2 - Par 4 450 yds   11 - Par 4 376 yds
               3 - Par 3 132 yds   12 - Par 4 400 yds
               4 - Par 4 360 yds   13 - Par 3 205 Yds
               5 - Par 3 205 yds   14 - Par 4 426 yds
               6 - Par 4 411 yds   15 - Par 5 523 yds
               7 - Par 4 405 yds   16 - Par 3 176 yds
               8 - Par 4 356 yds   17 - Par 4 440 yds
               9 - Par 4 380 yds   18 - Par 4 413 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,187 yds         36 3,477 yds
 
 Annual: 62nd
 Defending Champion: Annika Sorenstam
 Runner-Up: Pat Hurst
 Tournament Record: 272 (Annika Sorenstam, 1996)
 Tournament Record: 274 (Alison Nicholas, 1997;
                         Meg Mallon, 2004)
 Tournament Record: 272 (Juli Inkster, 1999)
 54-Hole Record: 201 (Juli Inkster, 1999)
 36-Hole Record: 132 (Helen Alfredsson, 1994)
 18-Hole Record: 63 (Helen Alfredsson, 1994)
 9-Hole Record: 30 (Pamela Wright, 1994
                    Juli Inkster, 1997
                    Raquel Carriedo, 2002
                    Brittany Lincicome (a), 2004)
 Total Purse: $3,100,000
 Shares: 1st  - $560,000; 2nd  - $335,000; 3rd- - $222,568
 
  2006 Finish
  -----------
 
 Player               Score     Player                Score
 ------               -----     ------                -----
 Annika Sorenstam *    284      Juli Inkster           287
 Pat Hurst             284      Brittany Lincicome     291
 Se Ri Pak             286      Rachel Hetherington    292
 Stacy Prammanasudh    286      Shi Hyun Ahn           292
 Michelle Wie          286      Six players at         293
 
 * - Won in Playoff
 
Past U.S. Women's Open Championship Winners
-------------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up (Site)
 ----  -----------------------------------
 2006  *Annika Sorenstam (284) -- Pat Hurst
       (Newport Country Club, Newport, Rhode Island)
 2005  Birdie Kim (287) -- Morgan Pressel (a), Brittany Lang (a)
       (Cherry Hills Country Club, Cherry Hills Village, Colorado)
 2004  Meg Mallon (274) -- Annika Sorenstam
       (Orchards Golf Club, South Hadley, Massachusetts)
 2003  *Hilary Lunke (283) -- Angela Stanford, Kelly Robbins
       (Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club (Witch Hollow Course), North Plains, Oregon)
 2002  Juli Inkster (276) -- Annika Sorenstam
       (Prairie Dunes Country Club, Hutchinson, Kansas)
 2001  Karrie Webb (273) -- Se Ri Pak
       (Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, Southern Pines, North Carolina)
 2000  Karrie Webb (282) -- Cristie Kerr, Meg Mallon
       (Merit Club, Libertyville, Illinois)
 1999  Juli Inkster (272) -- Sherri Turner
       (Old Waverly Golf Club, West Point, Mississippi)
 1998  *Se Ri Pak (290) -- Jenny Chuasiriporn
       (Blackwolf Run Golf Course, Kohler, Wisconsin)
 1997  Alison Nicholas (274) -- Nancy Lopez
       (Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club (Witch Hollow Course), North Plains, Oregon)
 1996  Annika Sorenstam (272) -- Kris Tschetter
       (Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club, Southern Pines, North Carolina)
 1995  Annika Sorenstam (278) -- Meg Mallon
       (Broadmoor Golf Club (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colorado)
 1994  Patty Sheehan (277) -- Tammie Green
       (Indianwood Golf & Country Club (Old Course), Lake Orion, Michigan)
 1993  Lauri Merten (280) -- Helen Alfredsson, Donna Andrews
       (Crooked Stick Golf Club, Carmel, Indiana)
 1992  *Patty Sheehan (280) -- Juli Inkster
       (Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pennsylvania)
 1991  Meg Mallon (283) -- Pat Bradley
       (Colonial Country Club, Fort Worth, Texas)
 1990  Betsy King (284) -- Patty Sheehan
       (Atlanta Athletic Club (Riverside Course), Duluth, Georgia)
 1989  Betsy King (278) -- Nancy Lopez
       (Indianwood Golf & Country Club (Old Course), Lake Orion, Michigan)
 1988  Liselotte Neumann (277) -- Patty Sheehan
       (Baltimore Country Club (Five Farms East), Baltimore, Maryland)
 1987  *Laura Davies (285) -- Ayako Okamoto, JoAnne Carner
       (Plainfield Country Club, Edison, New Jersey)
 1986  *Jane Geddes (287) -- Sally Little
       (NCR Country Club, Kettering, Ohio)
 1985  Kathy Baker (280) -- Judy Dickinson
       (Baltusrol Golf Club (Upper Course), Springfield, New Jersey)
 1984  Hollis Stacy (290) -- Rosie Jones
       (Salem Country Club, Peabody, Massachusetts)
 1983  Jan Stephenson (290) -- JoAnne Carner, Patty Sheehan
       (Cedar Ridge Country Club, Tulsa, Oklahoma)
 1982  Janet Anderson (283) -- Beth Daniel, Donna White, S.Haynie, J.Carner
       (Del Paso Country Club, Sacramento, California)
 1981  Pat Bradley (279) -- Beth Daniel
       (La Grange Country Club, La Grange, Illinois)
 1980  Amy Alcott (280) -- Hollis Stacy
       (Richland Country Club, Nashville, Tennessee)
 1979  Jerilyn Britz (284) -- Debbie Massey, Sandra Palmer
       (Brooklawn Country Club, Fairfield, Connecticut)
 1978  Hollis Stacy (289) -- JoAnne Carner, Sally Little
       (Country Club of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana)
 1977  Hollis Stacy (292) -- Nancy Lopez
       (Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota)
 1976  *JoAnne Carner (292) -- Sandra Palmer
       (Rolling Green Golf Club, Springfield, Pennsylvania)
 1975  Sandra Palmer (295) -- Sandra Post, Nancy Lopez, JoAnne Carner
       (Atlantic City Country Club, Northfield, New Jersey)
 1974  Sandra Haynie (295) -- Carol Mann, Beth Stone
       (La Grange Country Club, La Grange, Illinois)
 1973  Susie Berning (290) -- Gloria Ehret, Shelley Hamlin
       (Country Club of Rochester, Rochester, New York)
 1972  Susie Berning (299) -- Kathy Ahern, Judy Rankin, Pam Barnett
       (Winged Foot Golf Club (East Course), Mamaroneck, New York)
 1971  JoAnne Carner (288) -- Kathy Whitworth
       (Kahkwa Club, Erie, Pennsylvania)
 1970  Donna Caponi (287) -- Sandra Haynie, Sandra Spuzich
       (Muskogee Country Club, Muskogee, Oklahoma)
 1969  Donna Caponi (294) -- Peggy Wilson
       (Scenic Hills Country Club, Pensacola, Florida)
 1968  Susie Berning (289) -- Mickey Wright
       (Moselem Springs Golf Club, Fleetwood, Pennsylvania)
 1967  Catherine Lacoste (294) -- Susie Berning, Beth Stone
       Virginia Hot Springs G.C. (Cascades Course), Hot Springs, Virginia)
 1966  Sandra Spuzich (297) -- Carol Mann
       (Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota)
 1965  Carol Mann (290) -- Kathy Cornelius
       (Atlantic City Country Club, Northfield, New Jersey)
 1964  *Mickey Wright (290) -- Ruth Jessen
       (San Diego Country Club, Chula Vista, California)
 1963  Mary Mills (289) -- Sandra Haynie, Louise Suggs
       (Kenwood Country Club, Cincinnati, Ohio)
 1962  Murle Lindstrom (301) -- Ruth Jessen, JoAnn Prentice
       (Dunes Golf & Beach Club, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina)
 1961  Mickey Wright (293) -- Betsy Rawls
       (Baltusrol Golf Club (Lower Course), Springfield, New Jersey)
 1960  Betsy Rawls (292) -- Joyce Ziske
       (Worcester Country Club, Worcester, Massachusetts)
 1959  Mickey Wright (287) -- Louise Suggs
       (Churchill Valley Country Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
 1958  Mickey Wright (290) -- Louise Suggs
       (Forest Lake Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)
 1957  Betsy Rawls (299) -- Patty Berg
       (Winged Foot Golf Club (East Course), Mamaroneck, New York)
 1956  *Kathy Cornelius (302) -- Barbara McIntire
       (Northland Country Club, Duluth, Minnesota)
 1955  Fay Crocker (299) -- Mary Lena Faulk, Louise Suggs
       (Wichita Country Club, Wichita, Kansas)
 1954  Babe Zaharias (291) -- Betty Hicks
       (Salem Country Club, Peabody, Massachusetts)
 1953  *Betsy Rawls (302) -- Jacqueline Pung
       (Country Club of Rochester, Rochester, New York)
 1952  Louise Suggs (284) -- Marlene Bauer, Betty Jameson
       (Bala Golf Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
 1951  Betsy Rawls (293) -- Louise Suggs
       (Druid Hills Golf Club, Atlanta, Georgia)
 1950  Babe Zaharias (291) -- Betsy Rawls
       (Rolling Hills Country Club, Wichita, Kansas)
 1949  Louise Suggs (291) -- Babe Zaharias
       (Prince Georges Golf & Country Club, Landover, Maryland)
 1948  Babe Zaharias (300) -- Betty Hicks
       (Atlantic City Country Club, Northfield, New Jersey)
 1947  Betty Jameson (295) -- Sally Sessions, Polly Riley
       (Starmount Forest Country Club, Greensboro, North Carolina)
 1946  Patty Berg (5 & 4) -- Betty Jameson
       (Spokane Country Club, Spokane, Washington)
 
 * - Won in Playoff
 



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