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1959

Miss Mickey Wright, of San Diego, Calif., set a scoring record for the second consecutive year, with 287. Miss Louise Suggs, of Sea Island, Ga., was second. They finished in the same order in 1958. Repeating another part of the script, Miss Anne Quast again was low amateur.

Miss Wright played the Churchill Valley Country Club course near Pittsburgh two strokes better than Miss Suggs, who led the Championship after each of the first two rounds. Miss Suggs also broke the Open record of 290 set by Miss Wright in 1958. Miss Suggs closed with a 69.

Miss Wright was having putting troubles and felt the need several times for advice by telephone from Paul Runyan in California. Miss Quast's 299 was the first score below 300 by an amateur in the history of the event.

OPEN RECORDS

Starts - 18

Best Finish - Won in '58, '59, '61 & '64

Rds - 72

Cuts Made - 17

Top 3 - 7

Top 5 - 10

Top 10 - 13

Top 25 - 16

Avg. - 75.33

Scores In 60s - 3

Rds Under Par - 14

Earnings - $17,291.33
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