Tampa, FL – On April 3, 2017, the PGA of America voted in its latest class of Class A members. Among them was professional golfer, Mackenzie Mack, making her the fifth African American woman in history to obtain class A PGA membership and the fourth to obtain both LPGA and PGA Class A membership.
Did you know that you don’t have to shoot 72 everyday to play college golf? There is a misconception that in order to play college golf you have to shoot 72, which is just not true.
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!
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!
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. The book can be found at amazon.com or at the link below.