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Year

Champion

Score

Runner-up

Course

City

State

1946

Patty Berg

5 & 4

Betty Jameson

Spokane CC

Spokane

Washington

1947

Betty Jameson

295

Sally Sessions

Starmount Forest CC

Greensboro

North Carolina

1948

Babe Zaharias

300

Betty Hicks

Atlantic City CC

Northfield

New Jersey

1949

Louise Suggs

291

Babe Zaharias

Prince George's CC

Landover

Maryland

1950

Babe Zaharias

291

Betsy Rawls

Rolling Hills CC

Wichita

Kansas

1951

Betsy Rawls

293

Louise Suggs

Druid Hills GC

Atlanta

Georgia

1952

Louise Suggs

284

Marlene Bauer

Bala GC

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

1953

Betsy Rawls

302*

Jacquelene Pung

CC of Rochester

Rochester

New York

1954

Babe Zaharias

291

Betty Hicks

Salem CC

Peabody

Massachusetts

1955

Fay Crocker

299

Louise Suggs

Wichita CC

Wichita

Kansas

1956

Kathy Cornelius

302*

Barbara McIntire

Northland CC

Duluth

Minnesota

1957

Betsy Rawls

299

Patty Berg

Winged Foot (East)

Mamaroneck

New York

1958

Micky Wright

290

Louise Suggs

Forest Lake CC

Bloomfield Hills

Michigan

1959

Micky Wright

287

Louise Suggs

Churchill Valley CC

Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania

1960

Betsy Rawls

292

Joyce Ziske

Worcester CC

Worcester

Massachusetts

1961

Micky Wright

293

Betsy Rawls

Baltusrol (Lower)

Springfield

New Jersey

1962

Murel Breer

301

Ruth Jessen

Dunes G & BC

Myrtle Beach

South Carolina

1963

Mary Mills

289

Sandra Haynie

Kenwood CC

Cincinnati

Ohio

 

 

 

Louise Suggs

 

 

1964

Micky Wright

290*

Ruth Jessen

San Diego CC

Chula Vista

California

1965

Carol Mann

290

Cathy Cornelius

Atlantic City CC

Northfield

New Jersey

1966

Sandra Spuzich

297

Carol Mann

Hazeltine National GC

Chaska

Minnesota

1967

Catherine Lacoste (a)

294

Susie Maxwell

Virginia Hot Springs GC (Cascades)

Hot Springs

Virginia

1968

Susie Berning

289

Micky Wright

Moselem Springs GC

Fleetwood

Pennsylvania

1969

Donna Caponi

294

Peggy Wilson

Scenic Hills CC

Pensacola

Florida

1970

Donna Caponi

287

Sandra Haynie

Muskogee CC

Muskogee

Oklahoma

1971

JoAnne Carner

288

Kethy Whitworth

Kahkwa Club

Erie

Pennsylvania

1972

Susie Berning

299

Kathy Ahern

Winged Foot (East)

Mamaroneck

New York

1973

Susie Berning

290

Shelly Hamlin

CC of Rochester

Rochester

New York

1974

Sandra Haynie

295

Beth Stone

LaGrange CC

La Grange

Illinois

 

 

 

Carol Mann

 

 

 

1975

Sandra Palmer

295

Nancy Lopez

Atlantic City CC

Northfield

New Jersey

 

 

 

JoAnne Carner

 

 

 

 

 

Sandra Post

 

 

 

1976

JoAnne Carner

292*

Sandra Palmer

Rolling Green CC

Springfield

Pennsylvania

1977

Hollis Stacy

292

Nancy Lopez

Hazeltine National GC

Chaska

Minnesota

1978

Hollis Stacy

289

JoAnne Carner

CC of Indianapolis

Indianapolis

Indiana

 

 

 

Sally Little

 

 

 

1979

Jerilyn Britz

284

Debbie Massey

Brooklawn CC

Fairfield

Connecticut

 

 

 

Sandra Palmer

 

 

1980

Amy Alcott

280

Hollis Stacy

Richland CC

Nashville

Tennessee

1981

Pat Bradley

279

Beth Daniel

La Grange CC

La Grange

Illinois

1982

Janet Alex

283

Sandra Haynie

Del Paso CC

Sacramento

California

 

 

 

Donna White

 

 

 

 

 

JoAnne Carner

 

 

 

 

 

Beth Daniel

 

 

 

1983

Jan Stephenson

290

JoAnn Carner

Cedar Ridge CC

Tulsa

Oklahoma

 

 

 

Patty Sheehan

 

 

1984

Hollis Stacy

290

Rosie Jones

Salem CC

Peabody

Massachusetts

1985

Kathy Baker

280

Judy Clark

Baltusrol GC (Upper)

Springfield

New Jersey

1986

Jane Geddes

287*

Sally Little

NCR GC

Dayton

Ohio

1987

Laura Davies

285*

Ayako Okamoto

Plainfield CC

Plainfield

New Jersey

 

 

 

JoAnne Carner

 

 

1988

Liselotte Neumann

277

Paty Sheehan

Baltimore CC (Five Farms)

Baltimore

Maryland

1989

Betsy King

278

Nancy Lopez

Indianwood GC (Old)

Lake Orion

Michigan

1990

Betsy King

284

Patty Sheehan

Atlanta AC (Riverside)

Duluth

Georgia

1991

Meg Mallon

283

Pat Bradley

Colonial CC

Fort Worth

Texas

1992

Patty Sheehan

284*

Juli Inkster

Oakmont CC

Oakmont

Pennsylvania

1993

Lauri Merten

280

Helen Alfredsson

Crooked Stick GC

Carmel

Indiana

 

 

 

Donna Andrews

 

 

1994

Patty Sheehan

277

Tammi Green

Indianwood G&CC

Carmel

Michigan

1995

Annika Sorenstam

278

Meg Mallon

Broadmoor GC

Colorado Springs

Colorado

1996

Annika Sorenstam

272+

Chris Tschetter

Pine Needles GC

Southern Pines

North Carolina

1997

Alison Nicholas

273

Nancy Lopez

Pumpkin Ridge GC

Cornelius

Oregon

1998

Se Ri Pak

290*

Jenny Chuasiriporn

Blackwolf Run

Kohler

Wisconsin

1999

Juli Inkster

272

Sherri Turner

Old Waverly

West Point

Mississippi

2000

Karrie Webb

282

Meg Mallon

Merit Club

Libertyville

Illinois

 

 

 

Chistie Kerr

 

 

 

2001

Karrie Webb

273

Se Ri Pak

Pine Needles GC

Southern Pines

North Carolina

2002

Julie Inkster

276

Annika Sorenstam

Prairie Dunes

Hutchinson

Kansas

2003

Hillary Lunke

283*

Angela Stanford

Pumpkin Ridge

Cornelius

Oregon

 

 

 

Kelli Robbins

 

 

2004

Meg Mallon

274

Annika Sorenstam

The Orchards

South Hadley

Massachusetts

2005

Birdie Kim

287

Morgan Pressel (a)

Cherry Hills CC

Denver

Colorado

2006

Annika Sorenstam

284 *

Pat Hurst

Newport CC

Newport

Rhode Island

2007

Cristie Kerr

279

Angela Park

Pine Needles L&CC

Southern Pines

North Carolina

 

 

 

Lorena Ochoa

 

 

2008

Inbee Park

283

Helen Alfredsson

Interlachen GC

Edina

Minnesota

2009

Eun Hee Ji

284

Candie Kung

Saucon Valley GC

Bethlehem

Pennsylvania

2010

Paula Creamer

281

Suzann Pettersen

Oakmont CC

Oakmont

Pennsylvania

 

 

 

Na Yeon Choi

 

 

2011

So Yeon Ryu

281 *

Hee Kyung Seo

The Broadmoor

Colorado Springs

Colorado

2012

Na Yeon Choi

281

Amy Yang

Blackwolf Run GC

Kohler

Wisconsin

2013

Inbee Park

280

I.K. Kim

Sebonack GC

Southampton

New York

2014

Michelle Wie

278

Stacy Lewis

Pinehurst #2

Pinehurst

North Carolina

2015

In Gee Chun

272

Amy Yang

Lancaster CC

Lancaster

Penneylvania

2016

Brittany Lang

282

Anna Nordqvist

CordeValle GC

San Martin

California

2017

Sung Hyun Park

277

H.J. Choi

Trump National GC

Bedminister

New Jersey

2018

Ariya Jutanugarn

277

Hyo-Joo. Kim

Shoal Creek

Shoal Creek

Alabama

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