U.S. Women's Open in the 1970s

  • Golfer Kathy Whitworth rubs her Caddy down with a wet towel after the first round of action in the U.S. Womens Open Golf Tourney, July 3, 1970, Muskogee, Okla. The temperature was over the century mark. Miss Whitworth is the leading money-winner on the ladies professional golf tour for year. The caddy is unidentified.
  • Sandra Haynie of Dallas, Texas, accepts a trophy for winning the U.S. Women's Open Golf Tournament in La Grange, Ill., Sunday, July 22, 1974.
  • Donna Caponi, N. Hollywood, Calif., dances and waves her putter after sinking the putt on 18th green that gave her a second consecutive win of the U.S. Women’s Open Golf Championship in Muskogee, on July 5, 1970.
  • Joanne Carner drops to the green after sinking a putt on the 17th hole as she wins a playoff against Sandra Palmer for the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament in suburban Philadelphia, Pa., on July 12, 1976.
  • JoAnne Carner shows her trophy after winning the U.S. Women's Open Golf Tournment in suburban Philadelphia, Pa., Monday, July 12, 1976.
  • Golfer Kathy Whitworth, right, took her eyes off the game for a few moments as she waited to take her second shot at the U.S. Womens Open, Hazeltine National Golf Course, July 23, 1977, Chaska, Minn. At left is Golfer Nancy Lopez.
  • Australian Jan Stephenson, of La Quinta, Ca., eyes her shot on the 18th hole of the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., Saturday, July 23, 1977. Stephenson finished with a par 72 and goes onto Sunday's finals of the U.S. Women's Open one stroke off the pace set by leader Hollis Stacy.