Kathy Whitworth

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth Full Name: Kathy Whitworth
Nationality:

United States of America
American

Profession: LPGA Golfer
Why Famous: She won 88 LPGA Tour tournaments, more than anyone else has won on either the LPGA Tour or the PGA Tour, and became the first woman to reach career earnings of $1 million on the LPGA Tour.

Born: September 27, 1939 (78 years old)
Birthplace: Monahans, Texas, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Historical Events in the Life of Kathy Whitworth

  • 1963-06-23 LPGA Western Open Golf, Maple Bluff CC: Mickey Wright defends title by 9 shots from Kathy Whitworth; 10th major
  • 1965-11-28 LPGA Titleholders Championship, Augusta CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 10 shots from Peggy Wilson for her first major title
  • 1966-11-27 LPGA Titleholders Championship, Augusta CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 2 shots from Judy Kimball
  • 1967-07-16 LPGA Championship, Pleasant Valley CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 1 stroke from Shirley Englehorn
  • 1967-08-20 Western Open Women's Golf, Pekin CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 7 strokes from Sandra Haynie
  • 1971-06-13 LPGA Championship, Pleasant Valley CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 4 strokes from Kathy Ahern
  • 1971-06-27 US Open Women's Golf, Kahwa GC: JoAnne Carner wins by 7 strokes from Kathy Whitworth
  • 1975-06-01 LPGA Championship, Pine Ridge GC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 1 stroke from Sandra Haynie
  • 1977-04-03 6th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Kathy Whitworth

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