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RCA introduces a 45 rpm record

China establishes People's Republic

Louis Armstrong conquers Paris, France

1949

Miss Louise Suggs, of Carrollton, Ga., succeeded Mrs. Zaharias at the Prince Georges Golf and Country Club, Landover, Md., as a second organization, the Ladies' Professional Golf Association, assumed responsibility for the competition. Miss Suggs started with a 69 and completed a then-record score of 291, which gave her a 14-stroke advantage over Mrs. Zaharias, the runnerup. The purse was $7,500. Miss Carol Diringer, of Tiffin, Ohio, finished third at 306 and was low amateur.

OPEN RECORDS

Starts - 29

Best Finish - Winner in 1949 & '52

Rds - 105

Cuts Made - 24

Top 3 - 10

Top 5 - 14

Top 10 - 19

Top 25 - 19

Avg. - 76.31

Scores In 60s - 3

Rds Under Par - 10

Earnings - $17,920.08
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