The Thomasville Open was a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour, played only in 1952.It was played in Thomasville, Georgia. Betsy Rawls won the event.
Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
Thomasville is the county seat of Thomas County, Georgia, United States. The city is the second largest in southwest Georgia after Albany.
Elizabeth Earle "Betsy" Rawls is an American former LPGA Tour professional golfer. She won eight major championship and 55 LPGA Tour career events. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is an American organization for female professional golfers. The organization is headquartered at the LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Florida, and is best known for running the LPGA Tour, a series of weekly golf tournaments for elite female golfers from around the world.
Michelle Sung Wie is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. At age 10, she became the youngest player to qualify for a USGA amateur championship. Wie also became the youngest winner of the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links and the youngest to qualify for an LPGA Tour event. She turned professional shortly before her 16th birthday in 2005, accompanied by an enormous amount of publicity and endorsements. She won her first major at the 2014 U.S. Women's Open.
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The LPGA Takefuji Classic was an annual golf tournament for professional female golfers on the LPGA Tour that took place every year from 2000 through 2006. Between 2000 and 2002 it was held at two different courses in Hawaii. Between 2003 and 2006 it was played at Las Vegas Country Club in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Welch's/Fry's Championship was a golf tournament for professional female golfers that was part of the LPGA Tour from 1981 to 2004. It was played at the Randolph Golf Course in Tucson, Arizona. From 1981 to 2002, it was played on the North Course and in 2003 and 2004 it was played on the Dell Urich Course.
The Mitchell Company Tournament of Champions was a golf tournament for professional female golfers on the LPGA Tour. It was played annually from 1994 to 2007 at various sites in the Southeastern United States. It was last played at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Magnolia Grove Golf Course in Mobile, Alabama.
The Kapalua LPGA Classic was a golf tournament on the United States-based LPGA Tour. The event was played in 2008 at the Kapalua Resort in Kapalua near Lahaina, on the island of Maui in Hawaii.
The Grand China Air LPGA was a golf tournament on the American LPGA Tour and was the first LPGA event to be played in China. The event was played in Haikou, China. For purposes of qualification for the season-ending LPGA Playoffs at The ADT, it was a "standard" event, which means that players earn points toward the playoffs, but the winner does not receive an automatic playoff spot.
The CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenges was a 72-hole golf tournament for professional female golfers that was part of the LPGA Tour from 1996 through 2010. It was played at various sites in Northern California and was managed by the Bruno Event Team. In 2006 the tournament moved to its last location at the Blackhawk Country Club in Danville.
The Sarah Coventry was a women's professional golf tournament on the LPGA Tour from 1976 to 1981. The inaugural event was played in Florida at the Lely Country Club in Naples in February 1976, then moved to northern California and the Round Hill Country Club in Alamo in September for two years, 1977 and 1978. It relocated to western New York in 1979 and was renamed the Rochester International in 1982; it later became the Wegman's LPGA, played through 2009, until replaced by the Wegman's LPGA Championship.
The LPGA Skins Game was an unofficial-money golf tournament on the LPGA Tour from 1990 to 2003. It was played at the Stonebriar Country Club in Frisco, Texas from 1990 to 1998 and at the Wailea Golf Club in Wailea, Hawaii in 2003.
The Star Bank LPGA Classic was a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour from 1994 to 2001. It was played at the Country Club of the North in Beavercreek, Ohio. During most of its existence, it was sponsored by either Star Banc Corporation or its corporate successor Firstar Corporation.
The YourLife Vitamins LPGA Classic was a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour, played only in 2001. It was played at Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, Florida. It was the first event of the 2001 season. The winner was Se Ri Pak by four strokes over Penny Hammel and Carin Koch.
The Women's Kemper Open was a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour from 1979 to 1992. It was played at several different courses in California and Hawaii.
The Columbia Savings LPGA National Pro-Am was a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour from 1972 to 1987. It was played at several different clubs in the Denver, Colorado area. From 1985 to 1987, the tournament was played on two courses.
The West Virginia LPGA Classic was a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour from 1974 to 1984. It was played at the Speidel Golf Club in Wheeling, West Virginia.
The Thomasville Open was a golf tournament on the PGA Tour from 1936 to 1941. It was held at the Glen Arven Country Club in Thomasville, Georgia. The purse each year was $3,000 with a winner's share of $700. From 1936 to 1938 it was a 72-hole event and from 1939 to 1941 it was a 54-hole tournament.
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