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Betty Puskar Golf Classic

The Betty Pusker Golf Classic was an annual golf tournament for professional women golfers on the Futures Tour, the LPGA Tour's developmental tour. The event was part of the Futures Tour's schedule from 1992 through 2007. It took place at The Pines Country Club in Morgantown, West Virginia.

The tournament was a 54-hole event, as are most Futures Tour tournaments, and included pre-tournament pro-am opportunities, in which local amateur golfers can play with the professional golfers from the Tour as a benefit for local charities. The benefiting charity for the Betty Pusker Golf Classic was the Betty Puskar Breast Care Center.

The tournament was last held August 10–12, 2007.


Year Champion Country Score Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
2007 Taylor Leon  United States 203 (−13) 80,000 11,200
2006 Kristy McPherson  United States 207 (−9) 75,000 10,500
2005 Sun Young Yoo  South Korea 204 (−12) 70,000 9,800
2004 Jimin Kang  South Korea 209 (−8) 70,000 9,800
2003* Reilley Rankin  United States 134 (−10) 70,000 9,800
2002 Lorena Ochoa  Mexico 207 (−9) 70,000 9,800
2001 Jenn Brody  United States 202 (−14) 75,000 10,500
2000 Heather Zakhar  United States 206 (−10) 75,000 10,500
1999 Grace Park  South Korea 200 (−16) 75,000 10,500
1998 A.J. Eathorne  Canada 206 (−10) 70,000 9,700
1997** Becky Iverson  United States 282 (−6) 70,000 9,700
1996 Erika Wicoff  United States 212 (−4) 65,000 9,750
1995 Patty Ehrhart  United States 210 (−6) 65,000 9,750
1994 Tina Paternostro  United States 214 (−2) 50,000 6,800
1993 Missy Tuck  United States 216 (E) 50,000 6,800
1992 Chela Quintana  Venezuela 220 (+4) 20,000 2,600

*Tournament shortened to 36 holes because of rain.
**Tournament was 72 holes.

Tournament records

Year Player Score Round
1999 Grace Park 64 (−8) 2nd
1999 Audra Burks 64 (−8) 2nd

External links

  • Futures Tour official website
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