Patty Berg – Profile

Who Is Patty Berg?

Full Name: Patricia Jane Berg

Born: February 13th, 1918

Died: September 10th, 2006 (aged 88)

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

Sporting Nationality: United States 🇺🇸

Who is Patty Berg?

Patty Berg was an American professional golfer who’s career spanned 5 different decades. Turning professional in 1940, Berg didn’t hang up her golf shoes until 1980 when a hip injury forced her into retirement. In that time, Berg won more major championships than any other female golfer in the history of the game.

Berg was a founder member of the LPGA in 1948, and went on to become the First President of the LPGA from 1950-1952. She won 60 LPGA Tour titles in total, including 15 major championships.

Patty Berg

Berg was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in it’s inaugural year 1974 with other groundbreaking golfers such as Nicklaus, Snead and Varden.

You can read all about other members of the golfing world in our Who’s Who of Golf.

Last Updated on 28/02/2023 by Rob Davies

(109 Articles)

Rob is the founder and creator of Stripey Green TV. Having played the game for more than 25 years, he has shared a lot of similar experiences to the readers of SGTV, made plenty of mistakes, and picked up a LOT of hints and tips along the way. It was Rob's desire to share his golf experiences that were the primary reason for starting the SGTV website. He is passionate about helping fellow amateur golfers to NOT make mistakes, whether it be in their play, the equipment they purchase, or the golf that they watch.

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