This Week in Golf History June 30-July 6

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July 1, 1951 ' Beverly Hanson wins Eastern Open in her first tournament ever.
 
July 1, 1971 ' Ben Crenshaw wins NCAA title as a freshman - the first freshman to do it.
 
July 2, 1967 ' Rene LaCoste wins U.S. Womens Open, the biggest upset in LPGA history.
 
July 3, 1954 ' Babe Zaharias makes a comeback from cancer to win U.S. Womens Open
 
July 3, 1957 ' Betsy Rawls wins U.S. Womens Open at Winged Foot when Jackie Pung was disqualified for writing down a 5 on the par-5 fourth hole instead of 6, which she shot. Pung then signed the scorecard, though the card contained her correct final score of 72 ' and was disqualified. Club members and reporters took up a collection and presented her $3,000 - $1,200 more than the first-place prize of $1,800.
 
July 3-5, 1946 ' Sam Snead wins the British Open at St Andrews.
 
July 6, 2002 ' Walter Morgan becomes the youngest player to shoot his age when the 61-year-old shoots a 60 in the second round of the AT&T Canadian Senior Open in Windsor, Ontario.
 
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