LPGA in History (Part 2)

Golf Tours: PGA

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

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 200 of 654


Sport awardGolf Tournament

1960-04-24 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Civitan Golf Open

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

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1960-10-02 Mickey Wright becomes first player in LPGA Tour history to average fewer than 74 strokes per round to win the Vare Trophy after a season average of 73.25; first of 5 consecutive Vare Trophies for Wright

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1962-02-07 Sam Snead wins LPGA Royal Poinciano Plaza Golf Invitational

Golfer Sam Snead
Golfer
Sam Snead
  • 1962-02-18 Louise Suggs wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open
  • 1962-04-22 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Sunshine Golf Open
  • 1962-04-30 LPGA Titleholders Golf, Augusta CC: Mickey Wright wins her 8th major title in a playoff with Ruth Jessen
  • 1962-05-06 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Tournament
  • 1962-05-20 Patty Berg wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open
  • 1962-05-27 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
  • 1962-09-09 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open
  • 1962-09-16 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Sacramento Golf Open
  • 1962-09-23 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
  • 1962-11-04 Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Tournament
  • 1963-01-22 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Naples Professional Golf Tournament
  • 1963-04-28 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • 1963-05-05 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open
  • 1963-06-09 Barbara Romack wins LPGA Rock City Ladies Golf Open
  • 1963-06-16 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Women's Golf Open
  • 1963-06-23 LPGA Western Open Golf, Maple Bluff CC: Mickey Wright defends title by 9 shots from Kathy Whitworth; 10th major

  • 1963-07-14 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Sight Golf Open
  • 1963-09-15 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Eugene Ladies' Golf Open
  • 1963-09-29 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
  • 1963-11-03 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Cavern City Golf Open
  • 1963-12-08 Mickey Wright and Dave Ragan win JCPenney Classic Haig & Haig Scotch Mixed Foursome golf tournament
  • 1964-03-22 LPGA Western Open Golf, Scenic Hills CC: Carol Mann her 1st of 2 major titles by 2 shots from Ruth Jessen and Judy Kimball
  • 1964-04-05 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA St Petersburg Women's Golf Open
  • 1964-04-26 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • 1964-05-31 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
  • 1964-07-19 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Yankee Women's Golf Open
  • 1964-07-26 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Women's Golf Open
  • 1964-08-30 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Riverside Ladies Golf Open

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1964-09-13 Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Ladies' Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
  • 1964-10-11 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Hillside House Ladies' Golf Open
  • 1964-10-25 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Ladies' Golf Open
  • 1965-03-28 Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA All State Ladies' Golf Invitational
  • 1965-05-02 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open
  • 1965-05-16 Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open
  • 1965-05-30 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
  • 1965-06-13 Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Western Golf Open
  • 1965-08-08 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Milwaukee Golf Open
  • 1965-08-15 Mary Mills wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
  • 1965-09-12 Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open
  • 1965-09-19 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
  • 1965-10-24 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Golf Tournament
  • 1965-10-30 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Las Cruces Golf Open
  • 1965-11-07 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
  • 1965-11-14 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Alamo Golf Open

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1965-11-28 LPGA Titleholders Championship, Augusta CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 10 shots from Peggy Wilson for her first major title

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 1966-03-20 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA St Petersburg Women's Golf Open
  • 1966-03-27 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Louise Suggs Delray Beach Golf Invitational
  • 1966-05-15 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Invitational
  • 1966-05-22 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
  • 1966-07-03 US Open Women's Golf, Hazeltine National: American Sandra Spuzich wins by 1 from Carol Mann for her only LPGA major title
  • 1966-07-24 Gloria Ehret/Judy Kimball wins LPGA Yankee Women's Golf Open
  • 1966-08-21 LPGA Western Open Golf, Rainbow Springs CC; Mickey Wright wins her 13th and final major title by 1 from Margie Masters & Jo Ann Prentice
  • 1966-11-20 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Success Golf Open
  • 1966-11-27 LPGA Titleholders Championship, Augusta CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 2 shots from Judy Kimball
  • 1967-03-19 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA St Petersburg Orange Golf Classic
  • 1967-04-02 Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational
  • 1967-05-15 Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
  • 1967-05-21 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
  • 1967-08-20 Western Open Women's Golf, Pekin CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 7 strokes from Sandra Haynie
  • 1967-09-10 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Pacific Golf Classic
  • 1967-09-17 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Shirley Englehorn Golf Invitational
  • 1967-11-05 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
  • 1967-11-12 Margie Masters wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
  • 1968-04-14 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA O'Sullivan Golf Open
  • 1968-08-10 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Concord Golf Open
  • 1968-09-30 Sharon Miller wins LPGA Seven Lakes Golf Invitational
  • 1968-12-01 Peggy Wilson wins LPGA Hollywood Lakes Golf Open
  • 1969-06-02 Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA O'Sullivan Ladies Golf Open
  • 1969-06-22 Susie Berning wins LPGA Pabst Ladies' Golf Classic
  • 1969-08-10 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Stroh's-WBLY Golf Open

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1969-09-21 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 351

  • 1953-02-02 Penny Pulz, LPGA golfer
  • 1953-04-28 Julie Cole, LPGA golfer
  • 1953-05-10 Barbara Moxness, LPGA golfer
  • 1953-10-25 Muffin Spencer-Devlin, Piqua OH, LPGA golfer (1985 MasterCard Pro-Am)
  • 1953-11-26 Louise Parks, LPGA golfer
  • 1954-03-16 Hollis Stacy, American golfer (US Open 1977-78, 84), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • 1954-04-07 Donna White, LPGA golfer
  • 1954-04-21 Dale Eggeling, LPGA golfer (1995 Oldsmobile Classic), born in Statesboro, Georgia
  • 1954-05-08 Pat Meyers, LPGA golfer
  • 1954-06-03 Cindy Ferro, LPGA golfer
  • 1954-07-03 Debbie Skinner, LPGA golfer
  • 1954-08-04 Janet Coles, LPGA golfer
  • 1954-09-10 Martha Nause, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1994), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • 1954-12-05 Kathryn Young, LPGA golfer
  • 1955-01-12 Patty Hayes, LPGA golfer
  • 1955-04-15 Barbara Barrow, LPGA golfer
  • 1955-04-18 Anne-Marie Palli, Ciboure France, LPGA golfer (1992 ShopRite)
  • 1955-05-09 Myra Blackwelder, LPGA golfer
  • 1955-05-31 Laura Baugh, LPGA golfer (1994 Youngstown Classic-9th), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1955-06-15 Cathy Morse, LPGA golfer
  • 1955-06-22 LeAnn Cassaday, LPGA golfer

Person of interestBetsy King

1955-08-13 Betsy King, American LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open), born in Reading, Pennsylvania

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • 1955-09-29 Vicki Fergon, American golfer (3 LPGA titles), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1955-12-12 Lenore Rittenhouse, LPGA golfer (1983 United Va Bank), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1956-01-07 Robin Walton, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Heartland Classic-15th), born in Boise, Idaho
  • 1956-01-22 Becky Pearson, LPGA golfer
  • 1956-02-22 Amy Alcott, American golfer (5 LPGA major titles incl. US Open 1980), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1956-03-10 Janet Anderson, West Sunbury PA, LPGA golfer (1982 US Women's Open)
  • 1956-03-29 Sue Fogleman, LPGA golfer
  • 1956-04-07 Gail Lee Hirata, LPGA golfer
  • 1956-04-19 Lori West, LPGA golfer (1994 State Farm-5th), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1956-05-04 Jackie Bertsch, American LPGA golfer
  • 1956-05-15 Alice Miller, Marysville CA, LPGA golfer (1985 Nabisco Dinah Shore)
  • 1956-07-29 Brenda Hocott, LPGA golfer
  • 1956-08-16 Colleen Walker, LPGA golfer (1988 Mazda Champions), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1956-09-06 Pam Allen, LPGA golfer (1988 Planters Pat Bradley-12th), born in Billings, Montana

Person of interestBeth Daniel

1956-10-14 Beth Daniel, American LPGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open), born in Charleston, South Carolina

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel

Person of interestPatty Sheehan

1956-10-27 Patty Sheehan, American golfer (6 LPGA major titles incl. US Open 1992, 94), born in Middlebury, Vermont

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan

Person of interestNancy Lopez

1957-01-06 Nancy Lopez, American golfer (3 Majors, 48 LPGA tour wins), born in Torrance, California

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • 1957-06-30 Sarah McGuire, LPGA golfer (1983 United Va Bank-5th), born in Springfield, Illinois
  • 1957-07-19 Cathy Reynolds, LPGA golfer (1981 Golden Lights), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1957-08-29 Therese Hession, LPGA golfer
  • 1957-09-08 Melissa Whitmire, LPGA golfer
  • 1957-10-14 Karen Permezel, LPGA golfer
  • 1957-10-23 Sue Ertl, American LPGA golfer, born in Ionia, Michigan
  • 1957-11-12 Marta Figueras-Dotti, LPGA golfer (1994 Hawaiian Open), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1958-01-04 Nina Foust, Asheboro NC, LPGA golfer (1994 Hawaiian Ladies Open-6th)
  • 1958-02-06 Kelly Leadbetter, LPGA golfer (1986 Hennessy French Open), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1958-04-21 Kyle Stevens, LPGA golfer

Person of interestChrista Johnson

1958-04-25 Christa Johnson, American LPGA golfer (1990 Atlantic City Classic), born in Arcata, California

LPGA Golfer Christa Johnson
LPGA Golfer
Christa Johnson
  • 1958-05-10 Jeannette Kohlhaas, LPGA golfer
  • 1958-05-10 Margaret Ward, LPGA golfer
  • 1958-06-06 Elaine Crosby, LPGA golfer (1989 Mazda Japan Classic), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1958-06-11 Deborah Vidal, Ponce Puerto Rico, LPGA golfer (1994 Oldsmobile-19th)
  • 1958-08-11 Lori Garbacz, South Bend IN, LPGA golfer (1989 Circle K Tucson Open)
  • 1958-10-13 Barb Bunkowsky-Scherbak, Canadian LPGA golfer (1984 Chrysler), born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1958-10-24 Pam Gietzen, LPGA golfer
  • 1958-11-17 Allison Finney, Winnetka IL, LPGA golfer (1989 Standard Register)
  • 1959-01-06 Nancy Rubin Sharff, New Kensington, LPGA golfer (1991 Jamie Farr-9th)
  • 1959-02-01 Carolyn Hill, LPGA golfer (1994 McCall's Classic), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1959-03-02 Laura Hurlbut, LPGA golfer
  • 1959-03-20 Dale Reid, Ladybank Scotland, LPGA golfer (European Solheim Cup team)
  • 1959-04-22 Nicky Le Roux, South Africa, LPGA golfer (1994 Atlanta Champ-15th)
  • 1959-04-23 Terri Luckhurst, LPGA golfer
  • 1959-04-30 Lauren Howe, LPGA golfer
  • 1959-05-26 Nancy White-Brophy, Montague PEI, LPGA golfer (1994 McCall's-25th)
  • 1959-06-30 Stephanie Farwig, golfer (1994 LPGA Corning Classic-2nd), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1959-08-04 Deedee Lasker, LPGA golfer
  • 1959-08-20 Missie McGeorge, Pueblo CO, LPGA golfer (1994 PING-Cellular One)
  • 1959-08-28 Mary Murphy, American LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open-5th), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1959-09-12 Cindy Rarick, American LPGA golfer (1991 Northgate Computer), born in Glenwood, Minnesota
  • 1959-09-30 Kim Bauer, LPGA golfer (1993 Minn LPGA Classic-30th), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1959-11-09 Karin Mundinger, LPGA golfer (1985 Singapore Open-2nd), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1959-11-13 Rosie Jones, LPGA golfer (1988 USX Golf Classic), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1959-12-02 Patty Jordan, LPGA golfer (1988 Mitsubishi Motors Ocean), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1959-12-05 Shirley Furlong, American LPGA golfer (1988 Lady Keystone Open), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1959-12-17 Michelle Mackall, LPGA golfer (1995 Friendly's-32nd), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1959-12-17 Tammie Green, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1989), born in Somerset Ohio
  • 1960-01-09 Lisa Walters, Canadian LPGA golfer (Itoki Hawaiian-1992, 93), born in Prince Rupert British Columbia

Person of interestJane Geddes

1960-02-05 Jane Geddes, American golfer (US Open 1986, LPGA 1987), born in Huntington, New York

LPGA Golfer Jane Geddes
LPGA Golfer
Jane Geddes
  • 1960-03-01 Alicia Dibos, LPGA golfer (1994 US Women's Open-4th), born in Lima, Peru
  • 1960-03-26 Debbie Hall, LPGA golfer
  • 1960-06-09 Nancy Taylor, LPGA golfer (1994 Rochester Intl-54th), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1960-06-15 Denise Haigh, LPGA golfer
  • 1960-06-17 Mitzi Edge, LPGA golfer (1995 SAFECO Classic), born in Albany, Georgia
  • 1960-06-19 Patti Rizzo, American golfer (4 LPGA Tour wins), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • 1960-06-24 Juli Inkster, LPGA golfer (Dinah Shore-1984, 89), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • 1960-07-06 Lauri Merten, American LPGA golfer (1993 US Women's Open), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • 1960-09-12 Lynn Connelly, LPGA golfer (1988 USX Golf Classic-6th), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1960-10-16 Val Skinner, Hamilton MT, LPGA golfer (1995 Sprint Championship)
  • 1960-10-19 Dawn Coe-Jones, Canadian LPGA golfer (3 LPGA wins), born in Campbell River, British Colombia (d. 2016)
  • 1960-12-11 Mary Beth Zimmerman, Mt Vernon IL, LPGA golfer (1987 Henredon Classic)
  • 1961-01-22 Barb Thomas Whitehead, Sibley IA, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian Open)
  • 1961-02-01 Gina Hull, LPGA golfer (1989 USX Golf Classic-8th), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1961-02-24 Janice Gibson, LPGA golfer (1994 Youngstown-Warren-15th), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1961-03-20 Kathy Guadagnino, LPGA golfer (1985 US Women's Open), born in Albany, New York
  • 1961-04-02 Cindy Mackey, LPGA golfer (1986 MasterCard Intl Pro-Am), born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1961-04-20 Marci Bozarth, American LPGA golfer (1994 Lady Keystone Open-37th), born in Lampasas, Texas
  • 1961-04-28 Cathy Gerring, Ft Wayne IN, LPGA golfer (1990 Lady Keystone Open)

Deaths in Sport