LPGA in History

Golf Tours: PGA

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

Events in Sport

Events 1 - 100 of 1,335

  • 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

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1951-04-24 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Women's Golf Invitational Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • 1951-06-21 Patty Berg wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
  • 1951-07-01 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Eastern 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Golfer Sam Snead
Golfer
Sam Snead

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 348

  • 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)
  • 1923-05-21 Bettye Danoff, LPGA golfer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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
  • 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
  • 1936-11-12 Ruth Jessen, LPGA golfer
  • 1937-04-03 Sandra Spuzich, LPGA golfer, 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, Kirkland WA, LPGA golfer (1976 US Women's Open)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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 interestPerson of Interest

1940-01-19 Mary Mills, American LPGA golfer, born in Laurel, Mississippi

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
  • 1940-05-15 Beth Stone, LPGA golfer
  • 1940-08-18 Joan Joyce, LPGA golfer (1984 S&H Golf Classic-6th), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1940-12-12 Shirley Englehorn, LPGA golfer
  • 1941-01-31 Sharon Miller, LPGA golfer
  • 1941-02-03 Carol Mann, golfer (LPGA Hall of Fame 1977, 1965 US Open), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1941-03-10 Sandra Palmer, LPGA golfer (1986 Mayflower Classic), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 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, LPGA golfer (1974 US Women's Open), 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
  • 1945-01-29 Donna Marie Caponi Young, LPGA golfer (US Open 1969, 70), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1945-01-29 Donna Caponi, LPGA Golfer and four-time Major winner, born in Detroit, Michigan

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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, LPGA golfer (1982 Dinah Shore), 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
  • 1953-02-02 Penny Pulz, LPGA golfer
  • 1953-04-28 Julie Cole, LPGA golfer

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

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 LPGA golfer, dies at 78
  • 2016-11-12 Dawn Coe-Jones, Canadian LPGA golfer (3 LPGA wins), dies of cancer at 56