Did you know… that the water around hole #17 on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass claims over 120,000 balls each year?!? I am honored and disappointed to say that it has claimed one of mine as well!
Did you know…the 1st women’s golf tournament was held in 1811 at Musselburgh Golf Club in Scotland? Yes, women played golf before 1811 but this was the first organized tournament. Guess what 1st prize was? A fishing basket! http://espn.go.com/espnw/athletes-life/blog/post/9473/history-lesson-links
Did you know…the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) was founded in 1950. The founding members were/are Marilynn Smith, Babe Zaharias, Shirley Spork, Sally Sessions, Helen Hicks, Opal Hill, Alice Bauer, Patty Berg, Bettye Danoff, Helen Dettweiler, Marlene Hagge, Betty Jameson, and Louise Suggs. THANK YOU LADIES! Click for more
Did you know…that you can contact an LPGA professional instructor directly?!? Well you can! Just send your golf questions to EZBNB91203 and receive an immediate response!
Did you know…that there is a book where you can find all the women’s college golf teams available in the country? It is titled "Women’s Golf College Directory". And yes I compiled it! It is a great resource to help high school girls find places to play at the college level.