LPGA in History

Golf Tours: PGA

Related Topics: U.S. Women's Golf Open

Events in Sport

Events 1 - 100 of 873

  • 1950-01-22 Polly Riley wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
  • 1950-03-24 Gracie de Moss wins LPGA Pro-Ladies Golf Championship
  • 1950-04-30 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA 144-hole Golf Weathervane
  • 1950-05-30 Patty Berg wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
  • 1950-06-24 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Western Women's Golf Open
  • 1950-08-08 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA All-American Golf Open
  • 1950-08-13 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship
  • 1950-09-23 Patty Berg wins LPGA Sunset Hills Golf Open
  • 1950-10-21 Patty Berg wins LPGA Hardscrabble Women's Golf Invitation
  • 1951-01-05 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Ponte Vedra Beach Women's Golf Open
  • 1951-01-21 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Tampa Women's Golf Open
  • 1951-03-18 Pat O'Sullivan wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • 1951-03-26 Patty Berg wins LPGA Sandhills Women's Golf Open
  • 1951-04-23 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Richmond Women's Golf Open
  • 1951-06-21 Patty Berg wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
  • 1951-08-12 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1951-09-09 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton Georgia Golf Open

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1952-02-24 Betty MacKinnon and Sam Snead win the LPGA Orlando Mixed Golf Tournament

Golfer Sam Snead
Golfer
Sam Snead
  • 1952-03-02 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
  • 1952-03-16 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • 1952-03-30 Patty Berg wins LPGA New Orleans Women's Golf Open
  • 1952-04-28 Patty Berg wins LPGA Richmond Golf Open
  • 1952-04-30 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Stockton Golf Open
  • 1952-05-04 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Fresno Golf Open

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1952-06-21 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • 1952-08-10 Louise Suggs wins LPGA All American Women Golf Tournament
  • 1952-08-17 Betty Jameson wins LPGA World Golf Championship
  • 1952-10-19 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betty Jameson Golf Tournament
  • 1952-10-28 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Women's Texas Golf Open
  • 1953-01-18 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
  • 1953-02-08 Betty Jameson wins LPGA Serbin Golf Open
  • 1953-03-01 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
  • 1953-03-08 Patty Berg wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open
  • 1953-03-15 Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • 1953-03-29 Patty Berg wins LPGA New Orleans Women's Golf Open
  • 1953-04-05 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
  • 1953-04-19 Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Diego Golf Open
  • 1953-05-17 Patty Berg wins LPGA Reno Golf Open
  • 1953-06-20 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Western Golf Open
  • 1953-06-23 Patty Berg wins LPGA All-American Women Golf Tournament
  • 1954-01-17 Suggs Louise wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open (Cloister)
  • 1954-02-14 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open
  • 1954-02-20 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Serbin Golf Open
  • 1954-02-28 Patty Berg and Pete Cooper wins LPGA Orlando Mixed Golf Tournament
  • 1954-03-07 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
  • 1954-03-14 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • 1954-04-04 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton Georgia Golf Open
  • 1954-04-11 Marlene Bauer wins LPGA New Orleans Golf Open
  • 1954-04-18 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open

  • 1954-05-16 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA National Capital Golf Open
  • 1954-06-06 Patty Berg wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
  • 1954-06-19 Betty Jameson wins LPGA Western Golf Open
  • 1954-07-25 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Fort Wayne Golf Open
  • 1954-09-19 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Wichita Golf Open
  • 1954-09-26 Patty Berg wins LPGA Ardmore Golf Open
  • 1955-01-08 Louise Sugg wins LPGA LA Golf Open
  • 1955-01-23 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
  • 1955-02-13 Patty Berg wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open
  • 1955-02-20 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Serbin Golf Open
  • 1955-02-27 Betty Jameson wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
  • 1955-03-13 Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • 1955-04-03 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Oklahoma City Golf Open
  • 1955-04-17 Betty Jameson wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
  • 1955-05-01 American golfer Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins the Peach Blossom LPGA Tournament in Spartanburg, South Carolina, her final victory before her death the following year.
  • 1955-05-28 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open
  • 1955-06-05 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
  • 1955-06-16 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
  • 1955-06-26 Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open
  • 1955-08-23 Betty Jameson wins LPGA White Mountain Golf Open
  • 1955-08-28 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Tournament
  • 1955-09-09 Louise Suggs wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
  • 1955-09-18 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Mile High Golf Open
  • 1955-09-25 Patty Berg wins LPGA Clock Golf Open
  • 1955-10-09 Betty Jameson wins LPGA Richmond Golf Open
  • 1956-01-15 Bauer Marlene wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
  • 1956-02-05 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Havana Golf Open
  • 1956-02-12 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Miami Beach Golf Open
  • 1956-02-19 Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open
  • 1956-03-11 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • 1956-04-15 Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
  • 1956-04-22 Patty Berg wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open
  • 1956-06-03 Marlene Bauer Hagge wins LPGA Pittsburgh Golf Open
  • 1956-06-10 Marlene Bauer Hagge wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
  • 1956-07-01 American golfer Beverly Hanson wins Western Golf Open by 4 strokes, the second of 3 LPGA major titles
  • 1956-07-08 Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Syracuse Golf Open
  • 1956-07-15 Beverly Hanson/Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Hot Springs Golf Invitational
  • 1956-08-12 Marlene Bauer Hagge wins LPGA World Golf Championship
  • 1956-08-19 Fay Crocker wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
  • 1956-08-26 Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Denver Golf Open
  • 1956-09-16 Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Clock Golf Open
  • 1956-10-07 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Open
  • 1956-10-14 Patty Berg wins LPGA Arkansas Golf Open
  • 1956-10-21 Betty Dodd wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open
  • 1957-02-03 Patty Berg wins LPGA Havana Golf Open
  • 1957-02-10 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Serbin Golf Open
  • 1957-02-17 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open
  • 1957-03-16 Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • 1957-04-14 Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 353

  • 1911-06-26 Babe Didrikson Zaharias, American all-round athlete (10 LPGA majors, Olympic gold medals 80m hurdles, javelin 1932), born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 1956)
  • 1918-02-13 Patty Berg, LPGA golfer (1938 US Amateur), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1919-05-19 Betty Jameson, Norman OK, LPGA golfer (1947 US Women's Open)
  • 1920-11-16 Betty Hicks, LPGA golfer
  • 1921-10-28 Peggy Kirk Bell, top American amateur golfer, born in Findlay, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • 1921-12-13 Jackie Pung, American golfer (5 LPGA titles), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2017)
  • 1923-05-21 Bettye Danoff, LPGA golfer

Person of interestLouise Suggs

1923-09-07 Louise Suggs, American golfer (US Women's Open 1949, 1952) and co-founder of LPGA, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2015)

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 1924-12-05 Beverly Hanson, American golfer (3 LPGA major titles), born in Fargo, North Dakota (d. 2014)
  • 1927-05-14 Shirley Spork, LPGA golfer
  • 1927-10-06 Alice Bauer, LPGA golfer
  • 1929-04-13 Marilynn Smith, LPGA golfer (1972 Pabst Open), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • 1932-10-27 Kathy Cornelius, American LPGA golfer, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1932-11-16 Barbara Romack, LPGA golfer
  • 1933-02-09 Jo Ann Prentice, LPGA golfer
  • 1934-02-16 Marlene Bauer Hagge, Eureka SD, LPGA golfer (1950 Woman Athlete)
  • 1934-10-24 Margie Masters, LPGA golfer
  • 1934-12-28 Peggy Wilson, American LPGA golfer, born in Lauderdale, Florida

Person of interestMickey Wright

1935-02-14 Mary "Mickey" Wright, American golfer (2nd most LPGA Tour wins: 82), born in San Diego, California

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • 1936-11-12 Ruth Jessen, LPGA golfer
  • 1937-04-03 Sandra Spuzich, American golfer (US Open 1966), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • 1937-09-15 Cynthia Anzolut, LPGA golfer, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1938-02-19 Penny Zavichas, LPGA golfer
  • 1938-06-13 Carole Jo Callison, LPGA golfer
  • 1938-06-17 Judy Kimball-Simon, LPGA golfer
  • 1938-08-14 Betsy Cullen, LPGA golfer
  • 1938-09-23 Clifford Ann Creed, LPGA golfer
  • 1939-01-20 Murle Breer, LPGA golfer
  • 1939-04-04 JoAnne Carner, American LPGA golfer (US Women's Open 1971, 76), born in Kirkland, Washington

Person of interestKathy Whitworth

1939-09-27 Kathy Whitworth, American golfer (7 time LPGA Player of Year), born in Monahans, Texas

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Person of interestMary Mills

1940-01-19 Mary Mills, American golfer (US Open 1963, PGA 1964, 73), born in Laurel, Mississippi

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
  • 1940-05-15 Beth Stone, LPGA golfer
  • 1940-12-12 Shirley Englehorn, LPGA golfer
  • 1941-01-31 Sharon Miller, LPGA golfer
  • 1941-02-03 Carol Mann, American golfer (1964 Western Open, 1965 US Open), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1941-07-22 Susie M Berning, LPGA golfer (US Women's Open-1972, 73), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1941-08-23 Gloria Ehret, American LPGA golfer, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1942-10-28 Sharron Moran, LPGA golfer
  • 1943-01-01 Jerilyn Britz, LPGA golfer (1979 US Women's Open), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1943-06-04 Sandra Haynie, American golfer (4 LPGA major titles), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1943-07-31 Carla LPGA golfer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1943-10-04 Bonnie Bryant, LPGA golfer
  • 1943-11-19 Sharon Wilder, LPGA golfer
  • 1944-03-02 Pam Barnett, LPGA golfer
  • 1944-05-10 Kathy Farrer, LPGA golfer
  • 1944-09-17 Mary Lou Crocker, LPGA golfer

Person of interestDonna Caponi

1945-01-29 Donna Caponi, American golfer (4-time LPGA major winner), born in Detroit, Michigan

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi
  • 1945-02-18 Judy Rankin, American golfer (26 LPGA Tour wins), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1945-07-20 Betty Burfeindt, LPGA golfer
  • 1945-09-19 Jane Blalock, American golfer (27 LPGA Tour wins), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • 1945-10-13 Chako Higuchi, Japanese golfer (LPGA C'ship 1977), born in Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan
  • 1945-12-04 Pam Higgins, LPGA golfer
  • 1945-12-12 Leslie Holbert, LPGA golfer
  • 1946-05-04 Renee Powell, American LPGA golfer, born in East Canton, Ohio
  • 1946-05-19 Mary Bryan, LPGA golfer
  • 1947-01-17 Gail Toushin, LPGA golfer
  • 1947-05-21 Dorothy Germain, LPGA golfer
  • 1947-05-30 Jocelyne Bourassa, Canadian golfer, (Canadian Open 1973), born in Shawinigan, Quebec
  • 1947-06-02 Jan Ferraris, LPGA golfer
  • 1947-07-29 Janet LePera, LPGA golfer
  • 1947-08-27 Susie McAllister, LPGA golfer
  • 1947-11-20 Mardell Wilkins, LPGA golfer
  • 1948-02-01 Debbie Austin, American golfer (7 LPGA Tour wins), born in Oneida, New York
  • 1948-02-12 Cindy Hill, LPGA golfer
  • 1948-02-20 Gerda Boykin, LPGA golfer
  • 1948-04-02 Marlene Floyd, LPGA golfer, born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • 1948-06-04 Sandra Post, LPGA golfer
  • 1948-06-22 Sue Roberts, LPGA golfer
  • 1948-07-20 Mary Dwyer, American LPGA golfer, born in California
  • 1948-09-08 Kathy Hite-James, LPGA golfer
  • 1949-05-28 Shelley Hamlin, San Mateo CA, LPGA golfer (1978 Patty Berg Classic)
  • 1949-07-14 Joyce Benson, LPGA golfer
  • 1949-07-22 Dianne Dailey, LPGA golfer
  • 1949-10-07 Catherine Duggan, LPGA golfer
  • 1949-11-04 Kathy McMullen, LPGA golfer
  • 1949-11-11 Kathy Postlewait, Norfolk VA, LPGA golfer (1989 Sara Lee)
  • 1949-12-04 Mary Bea Porter-King, LPGA golfer (1975 Golf Inns Classic), born in Everett, Washington
  • 1949-12-10 Linda Galloway, LPGA golfer
  • 1949-12-24 Cameron Seward, LPGA golfer
  • 1950-01-30 Silvia Bertolaccini, LPGA golfer
  • 1950-02-24 Cathy Mant, LPGA golfer
  • 1950-03-04 Judy Dickinson, LPGA golfer (1985 Boston Five Classic), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1950-05-24 Jo Ann Washam, LPGA golfer
  • 1950-06-17 Cathy Sherk, LPGA golfer
  • 1950-08-18 Lynn Adams, Kingsville TX, LPGA golfer
  • 1950-11-05 Debbie Massey, American LPGA golfer (1979 Wheeling Classic), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • 1951-02-20 Bonnie Lauer, LPGA golfer

Person of interestPat Bradley

1951-03-24 Pat Bradley, LPGA golfer (1981 US Women's Open), born in Westford, Massachusetts

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • 1951-04-02 Ayako Okamoto, LPGA golfer (1990 Sara Lee), born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • 1951-08-10 Maria Combs, LPGA golfer
  • 1951-08-23 Barbra Mizrahie, LPGA golfer
  • 1951-10-12 Sally Little, South African/American golfer (PGA 1980, du Maurier 1988), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1951-11-18 Marga Stubblefield, LPGA golfer
  • 1951-12-22 Jan Stephenson, Australian golfer (LPGA Rookie of Year-1974), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1952-03-01 Alice Ritzman, Kalispell MT, LPGA golfer (1995 Rochester Intl-5th)
  • 1952-05-14 M J Smith, LPGA golfer
  • 1952-06-20 Jayne Thobois, Noblesville IN, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian-56th)
  • 1952-10-29 Beth Solomon, LPGA golfer
  • 1952-11-25 Amelia Rorer, LPGA golfer
  • 1953-01-28 Debbie Steinbach, LPGA golfer

Deaths in Sport

  • 1956-09-27 Babe Didrikson Zaharias, American all-round athlete (10 LPGA majors, Olympic gold medals 80m hurdles, javelin 1932), dies of colon cancer at 45
  • 2014-04-12 Beverly Hanson, American golfer (3 LPGA major titles), dies of Alzheimer's & COPD at 89

Person of interestLouise Suggs

2015-08-06 Louise Suggs, American golfer (US Women's Open 1949, 1952) and co-founder of LPGA, dies at 91

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 2015-10-06 Sandra Spuzich, American golfer (US Open 1966), dies of leukemia at 78
  • 2016-11-12 Dawn Coe-Jones, Canadian LPGA golfer (3 LPGA wins), dies of cancer at 56
  • 2017-03-15 Jackie Pung, American golfer (5 LPGA titles), dies at 95