On This Day

Mary Mills

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills

Profession: LPGA Golfer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1962 and won three major championships and nine LPGA Tour victories in all.

Born: January 19, 1940
Birthplace: Laurel, Mississippi, USA
Age: 79 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Events in the Life of Mary Mills

  • 1963-07-20 US Open Women's Golf, Kenwood CC: Mary Mills wins her first of 3 major titles by 3 strokes ahead of runners-up Louise Suggs and Sandra Haynie
  • 1963-10-13 LPGA Championship, Stardust CC: Mickey Wright wins 4th LPGA title by 2 shots from Mary Mills, Louise Suggs & Mary Lena Faulk
  • 1964-10-04 LPGA Championship, Stardust CC; Mary Mills shoots final round 69 to win first of her 2 LPGA C'ships, 2 strokes ahead of defending champion Mickey Wright
  • 1966-11-27 LPGA Titleholders Championship, Augusta CC: Kathy Whitworth wins back-to-back titles by 2 shots from Judy Kimball and Mary Mills
  • 1973-06-10 LPGA Championship, Pleasant Valley CC: 1964 champion Mary Mills wins by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Betty Burfeindt

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