Betsy King

LPGA Golfer Betsy King

Profession: LPGA Golfer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1977 and won six major championships and 34 LPGA Tour victories in all.

Born: August 13, 1955
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
Age: 63 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo

Events in the Life of Betsy King

  • 1987-04-05 Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Betsy King wins the first of her 6 major titles in a sudden-death playoff with Patty Sheehan, with a par on the 2nd extra hole
  • 1987-05-24 LPGA Championship, Jack Nicklaus GC: Jane Geddes wins by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Betsy King
  • 1989-07-02 Canadian Open Golf (du Maurier Classic), Beaconsfield GC: Tammie Green wins her only LPGA major title with a 1 shot victory over fellow Americans Pat Bradley & Betsy King
  • 1989-07-16 44th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy King
  • 1990-04-01 Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Betsy King wIns the 2nd of her 3 DS events, 2 strokes ahead of Shirley Furlong and Kathy Postlewait
  • 1990-07-15 45th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy King
  • 1992-05-17 LPGA Championship, Bethesda CC: Betsy King wins her 5th major title, 11 strokes ahead of runners-up JoAnne Carner, Liselotte Neumann and Karen Noble
  • 1993-08-29 Canadian Open Golf (du Maurier Classic), London Hunt GC: Brandie Burton wins in a playoff from Betsy King
  • 1997-03-30 Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: 41-year old Betsy King wins her 3rd title in this event, 2 strokes ahead of Kris Tschetter and Amy Fruhwirth; last of her 6 major titles

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