Firsts


Firsts

First African-American to Play
Player Tournament Finish Position
John Shippen 1896 U.S. Open Championship T5
First African-American to Win
Player Tournament
Pete Brown 1964 Waco Turner Open Invitational
Women to Play
Player Tournament Finish Position Scores Qualification
Brittany Lincicome 2018 Barbasol Championship MC 78-71--149 Sponsor Exemption
Michelle Wie 2008 Legends Reno-Tahoe Open MC 73-80--153 Sponsor Exemption
Michelle Wie 2007 Sony Open in Hawaii MC 78-76--154 Sponsor Exemption
Michelle Wie 2006 84 LUMBER Classic MC 77-81--158 Sponsor Exemption
Michelle Wie 2006 John Deere Classic WD 77 Sponsor Exemption
Michelle Wie 2006 Sony Open in Hawaii MC 79-68--147 Sponsor Exemption
Michelle Wie 2005 John Deere Classic MC 70-71--141 Sponsor Exemption
Michelle Wie 2005 Sony Open in Hawaii MC 75-74--149 Sponsor Exemption
Michelle Wie 2004 Sony Open in Hawaii MC 72-68--140 Sponsor Exemption
Suzy Whaley 2003 Greater Hartford Open MC 75-78--153 Won 2002 Connecticut PGA Section Championship
Annika Sorenstam 2003 Bank of America Colonial MC 71-74--145 Sponsor Exemption
Shirley Spork 1952 Northern California-Reno Open 105 77-80-77-80--314 Sponsor Exemption
Babe Didrikson Zaharias 1946 Los Angeles Open WD 81-81--162 Sponsor Exemption
Babe Didrikson Zaharias 1945 Tucson Open 42 Qualified with 74-81--155
Babe Didrikson Zaharias 1945 Phoenix Open 33 77-72-75-80--304 Sponsor Exemption
Babe Didrikson Zaharias 1945 Los Angeles Open MC 76-81-79--236 Qualified with 76-76--152
Babe Didrikson Zaharias 1938 Los Angeles Open MC 81-84--165 Sponsor Exemption
Babe Didrikson Zaharias 1937 Chicago Open WD 86 Sponsor Exemption
Babe Didrikson Zaharias 1935 The Cascades Open MC 86-88--174 Sponsor Exemption
First African-American to Play Sponsored Tournament
Player Tournament Finish Position
Bill Spiller 1948 Los Angeles Open T29
Ted Rhodes 1948 Los Angeles Open T22