This Week in Golf History June 2-8

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June 2, 1927 ' The first gathering of the U.S. and British Ryder Cup teams is dinner at Westchester Biltmore CC, followed by a night contest of golf under 1,000-watt floodlights.
 
June 2, 2002 ' The final telecast for Ken Venturi after 35 years on the air. His last tournament was the Kemper Open.
 
June 3, 1927 ' Ryder Cups first day of play, at Worcester Country Club, Worcester, Mass.
 
June 3, 1954 ' Babe Zaharias wins her final U.S. Womens Open.
 
June 6, 1993 ' Paul Azingers hole-out from a bunker at Memorials 18th beats Payne Stewart.
 
June 7, 1983 ' Spaniard Seve Ballesteros, the 82 Masters champion, is denied PGA Tour membership. He says commissioner Deane Beman regretfully intervened negatively. Ballesteros asked Beman to consider Europe his native country and allow Ballesteros to play nine events on that tour and 15 in the U.S. His effort was denied
 
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