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Sorenstam wins record fourth straight Mizuno title

...nine-stroke victory in the event, Sorenstam won her seventh LPGA Tour title of the year and 55th overall - tying Betsy Rawls for fifth place on the career list. "It has been a wonderful week," Sorenstam said. "I thought I played some great...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/08/gol_433767.shtml
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A fitting finish for Annika

...of the day, the trophy is in my hand. I'm happy." Sorenstam won for the 56th time in her career, moving past Betsy Rawls into fifth place all-time, and she became the first three-time winner of the LPGA's version of the Tour Championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/22/gol_435174.shtml
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Nirapathpongporn wins U.S. Women's Amateur Championship title

...hard-charging Park, a 16-year-old Californian who finished 30th at the U.S. Women's Open this year and won the Betsy Rawls McDonald's Girls' Championship on July 31. "I knew I had the game all along to play with the pros," said Nirapathpangporn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/11/gol_383798.shtml
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Sports digest

...matches to one. 1954 Chick Harbart beats Walter Burkemo 4 and 3 in the final round to win the PGA championship. 1969 Betsy Rawls wins the LPGA championship by four strokes over Sue Berning and Carol Mann. 1986 Greg Lemond becomes the first American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/27/oth_349826.shtml
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Davies hangs on for two-stroke victory

...champion Ben Crenshaw; U.S. Open winner Tom Kite; Kathy Whitworth, winner of 88 tournaments; Mickey Wright; and Betsy Rawls. HOME DEPOT SENIORS: Bruce Fleisher won his third Senior PGA Tour event of the season Sunday, making a birdie on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/08/gol_287794.shtml
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Nicklaus voted best of century

...received the other first-place vote -- Glenna Collett Vare, Nancy Lopez, Louise Suggs, Patty Berg, JoAnne Carner and Betsy Rawls. In many respects, Wright was a combination of Hogan and Nicklaus. Her swing was so pure that even Hogan remarked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/07/oth_276859.shtml
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In the know

...trials at Los Angeles. 1957 Jackie Pung loses the U.S. Women's Open when she turns in an incorrect scorecard. Betsy Rawls is declared the winner. 1969 Donna Caponi beats Peggy Wilson by one stroke to win the U.S. Women's Open. 1990...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/29/oth_347143.shtml
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Philips has top-flight field in second year

...instructors. When he was at the Austin Country Club, his pupils included two-time Masters champion Ben Crenshaw; U.S. Open winner Tom Kite; Kathy Whitworth, winner of 88 tournaments; Mickey Wright and Betsy Rawls. Penick died in 1995.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/04/gol_287140.shtml
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Top golfers of the century

...the LPGA Tour in 1950 (maiden name was Gunderson) and later as "Big Momma." Two-time U.S. Open champion. BETSY RAWLS: Won the U.S. Open as a rookie in 1951, and went on to win 53 times plus seven other major championships. Didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/07/oth_276861.shtml
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Pak takes lead in storm-delayed Women's Open

...and played golf, got that out of my brain." Stacy, who won the title in 1977, '78 and '84, is trying to join Betsy Rawls and Mickey Wright as a four-time Open winner. "I sure would love to," Stacy said. "But I know there is a hell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/04/oth_232540.shtml
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