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Patty Sheehan

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan

Profession: LPGA Golfer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1980 and won 35 LPGA Tour events and six major championships.

Born: October 27, 1956
Birthplace: Middlebury, Vermont, USA
Age: 63 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio

Events in the Life of Patty Sheehan

  • 1983-06-12 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Patty Sheehan comes from 7 strokes behind with a final round a 66 (−6) to finish 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Sandra Haynie
  • 1983-07-31 US Open Women's Golf, Cedar Ridge CC: Australian Jan Stephenson wins her 3rd major title; beats JoAnne Carner and Patty Sheehan by 1 stroke
  • 1984-06-03 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Defending champion Patty Sheehan finishes 10 strokes ahead of runners-up Pat Bradley and Beth Daniel
  • 1986-06-01 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Pat Bradley birdies final hole to win by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Patty Sheehan
  • 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
  • 1988-07-24 US Open Women's Golf, Baltimore CC: Liselotte Neumann of Sweden wins her only major title, 3 strokes ahead of runner-up Patty Sheehan
  • 1990-07-01 Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Westmount GC: Cathy Johnston wins by 2 strokes from Patty Sheehan for her only LPGA Tour win
  • 1990-07-15 US Open Women's Golf, Atlanta Athletic Club: Defending champion Betsy King wins consecutive titles, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Patty Sheehan, the leader after each of first 3 rounds
  • 1992-07-26 US Open Women's Golf, Oakmont CC: Patty Sheehan wins an 18-hole Monday playoff over runner-up Juli Inkster, 72 to 74
  • 1993-06-13 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Bethesda CC: Patty Sheehan wins her 4th major title by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Lauri Merten
  • 1994-07-24 US Open Women's Golf, Indianwood G & CC: Patty Sheehan wins her second title in 3 years, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Tammie Green; 5th of her 6 major titles
  • 1996-03-31 Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Patty Sheehan wIns by 1 stroke ahead of runners-up Meg Mallon, Kelly Robbins and Annika Sörenstam

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