Betsy Rawls

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA

Full Name: Elizabeth Rawls
Profession: LPGA Golfer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: LPGA Tour professional golfer who won eight major championship and 55 LPGA Tour career events. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Born: May 4, 1928
Birthplace: Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA
Age: 91 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Events in the Life of Betsy Rawls

  • 1950-03-19 US Open Women's Golf, Rolling Hills CC: Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins by 9 strokes from amateur Betsy Rawls
  • 1950-10-01 US Open Women's Golf, Rolling Hills CC: Babe Zaharias ties Open scoring record, -9 291 to beat amateur Betsy Rawls by 9 strokes
  • 1951-09-16 US Open Women's Golf, Druid Hills GC: Betsy Rawls wins first of her 8 major titles, 5 strokes ahead of runner-up Louise Suggs
  • 1952-03-16 LPGA Titleholders Championship, Augusta CC: Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins her 3rd Titleholders title by 7 strokes from Betsy Rawls
  • 1952-06-21 LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Skokie CC: Betsy Rawls defeats Betty Jameson, 1 up in the final
  • 1953-03-15 LPGA Titleholders Championship, Augusta CC: Patty Berg wins her 5th Titleholders title by 9 strokes from Betsy Rawls
  • 1953-06-28 8th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
  • 1957-06-29 12th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
  • 1959-03-15 LPGA Titleholders Championship, Augusta CC: Louise Suggs wins her 4th Titleholders title by 1 stroke from Betsy Rawls
  • 1959-07-06 LPGA Championship, Sheraton Hotel CC: Betsy Rawls wins her second title in the event by 1 stroke from Patty Berg
  • 1959-08-16 LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Ranier G&CC: Betsy Rawls wins her second WO by 6 strokes from JoAnne Gunderson and Patty Berg
  • 1960-07-23 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
  • 1961-06-04 LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Belle Meade CC: Mary Lena Faulk wins by 6 strokes ahead of runner-up Betsy Rawls
  • 1969-07-27 LPGA Championship, Concord GC: Betsy Rawls wins her second LPGA C'ship, 4 strokes ahead of runners-up Carol Mann and Susie Maxwell Berning

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