Carol Mann (born February 3, 1941) is a former American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1961 and won two major championships and 38 LPGA Tour events in all. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. Contents 1 Amateur career, 2 Professional career, 3 Professional wins 3.1 LPGA Tour wins (38), , 4 Major championships 4.1 Wins (2), , 5 Books, 6 See also, 7 References, 8 External links, Amateur career: Mann was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and Chicago, Illinois. She started playing golf at the age of 9. She won the Western Junior and the Chicago Junior in 1958, and the Chicago Women's Amateur in 1960. She attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Professional career: Mann turned pro in 1960 and joined the LPGA Tour in 1961. She won her first tournament in 1964 at the Women's Western Open, a major championship at the time. She would go on to win a total of 38 events on the LPGA Tour, including two major championships. She earned the LPGA Vare Trophy in 1968 for lowest scoring average and was the tour's leading money winner in 1969. She led the tour in wins three times, 1968 with ten (tied with Kathy Whitworth), 1969 with eight, and 1975 with four (tied with Sandra Haynie). She was the LPGA's president from 1973 to 1976. She was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1977. Her final competitive appearance came in 1981. Mann resides in The Woodlands, Texas. She was a long-time student of golf instructor Manuel de la Torre. She received the "First Lady of Golf Award" from the PGA of America in 2008. Professional wins: LPGA Tour wins (38): Legend LPGA Tour major championships (2) Other LPGA Tour (36) No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of, victory Runner(s)-up 1 Mar 22, 1964 Women's Western Open +8 (83-75-76-74=308) 2 strokes Judy Kimball, Ruth Jessen 2 Jun 27, 1965 Lady Carling Open +1 (71-69-71=211) 3 strokes Marlene Hagge 3 Jul 4, 1965 U.S. Women's Open +2 (78-70-70-72=290) 2 strokes Kathy Cornelius 4 Apr 17, 1966 Raleigh Ladies Invitational E (72-70-74=216) 1 stroke Jo Ann Prentice, Kathy Whitworth 5 Apr 24, 1966 Peach Blossom Invitational E (72-73-71=216) 1 stroke Marlene Hagge 6 May 29, 1966 Baton Rouge Ladies Invitational -7 (67-71-71=209) 2 strokes Kathy Whitworth 7 Jun 26, 1966 Waterloo Women's Open Invitational -2 (71-70-73=214) 2 strokes Kathy Whitworth 8 May 7, 1967 Tall City Open -2 (73-70-71=214) 2 strokes Mickey Wright 9 Jun 25, 1967 Buckeye Savings Invitational -9 (70-68-69=207) 4 strokes Clifford Ann Creed 10 Jul 22, 1967 Supertest Ladies' Open -6 (70-69-71=210) 2 strokes Margie Masters 11 Apr 21, 1968 Lady Carling Open -16 (66-66-68=200) 10 strokes Kathy Whitworth 12 Apr 28, 1968 Raleigh Ladies Invitational -2 (71-71-72=214) 3 strokes Kathy Whitworth 13 May 5, 1968 Shreveport Kiwanis Club Invitational +1 (69-75-73=217) 1 stroke Kathy Whitworth 14 Jun 9, 1968 Bluegrass Ladies Invitational -6 (71-70-69=210) 4 strokes Sandra Haynie 15 Jul 14, 1968 Pabst Ladies Classic -10 (71-70-65=206) 3 strokes Kathy Whitworth 16 Jul 21, 1968 Buckeye Savings Invitational -7 (71-66-72=209) 1 stroke Marilynn Smith 17 Jul 27, 1968 Supertest Canadian Open -6 (69-73-71=213) 3 strokes Judy Kimball 18 Sep 1, 1968 Willow Park Ladies Invitational -8 (68-68-69=205) 9 strokes Pam Barnett, Shirley Englehorn, Beth Stone, Kathy Whitworth 19 Sep 15, 1968 Shirley Englehorn Invitational -5 (70-69-69=208) 5 strokes Gloria Ehret 20 Oct 20, 1968 Quality Chek'd Classic -4 (69-74-69=212) 2 strokes Judy Rankin 21 Apr 27, 1969 Raleigh Ladies Invitational -4 (76-68-68=212) 1 stroke Gloria Ehret 22 May 11, 1969 Dallas Civitan Open -4 (68-71-70=209) 2 strokes Donna Caponi 23 Jul 20, 1969 Danbury Lady Carling Open -1 (71-72-72=215) 2 strokes Sharon Miller, Kathy Whitworth 24 Aug 17, 1969 Southgate Ladies Open +1 (70-72-75=217) 1 stroke Jan Ferraris 25 Aug 24, 1969 Tournament of Champs -3 (76-68-72=216) Playoff Jan Ferraris 26 Sep 7, 1969 Molson's Canadian Open -7 (70-70-72=212) 3 strokes Sandra Post, Kathy Whitworth 27 Oct 5, 1969 Mickey Wright Invitational -7 (69-70-73=212) 2 strokes Kathy Whitworth 28 Oct 26, 1969 Corpus Christi Civitan Open +2 (74-70-68=212) Playoff Kathy Whitworth 29 Feb 15, 1970 Burdine's Invitational E (71-70-75=216) Playoff Sandra Haynie 30 Mar 19, 1972 Orange Blossom Classic -3 (73-72-68=213) 2 strokes Kathy Whitworth 31 Jun 4, 1972 Lady Carling Open -9 (69-74-67=210) 2 strokes Kathy Whitworth 32 Mar 25, 1973 Sears Women's Classic -5 (68) 2 strokes Joyce Kazmierski 33 Feb 17, 1974 Naples Lely Classic -7 (70-70-69=209) 6 strokes Murle Breer 34 Mar 10, 1974 S&H Green Stamp Classic E (76-74-69=219) 2 strokes Kathy Whitworth 35 Jun 15, 1975 Lawson's LPGA Classic +1 (71-72-74=217) 2 strokes Judy Rankin 36 Jul 14, 1975 Borden Classic -7 (66-70-73=209) 1 stroke Jan Ferraris 37 Jul 27, 1975 George Washington Ladies Classic -13 (68-66-72=206) 4 strokes Susie McAllister 38 Sep 7, 1975 Dallas Civitan Open -8 (67-70-71=2068) 5 strokes Sandra Palmer LPGA Tour playoff record (3-2) No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result 1 1965 Babe Zaharias Open Clifford Ann Creed, Marlene Hagge Hagge won with birdie on third extra hole, Mann eliminated with par on second hole 2 1969 Tournament of Champs Jan Ferraris Won with par on first extra hole 3 1969 Corpus Christi Civitan Open Kathy Whitworth Won with par on third extra hole 3 1970 Burdine's Invitational Sandra Haynie Won with par on first extra hole 4 1975 Peter Jackson Classic JoAnne Carner Lost to birdie on second extra hole Major championships: Wins (2): Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner(s)-up 1964 Women's Western Open +8 (83-75-76-74=308) 2 strokes Ruth Jessen, Judy Kimball 1965 U.S. Women's Open +2 (78-70-70-72=290) 2 strokes Kathy Cornelius Books: American Association of University Women, (Towson, Maryland, Branch), "Baltimore County Women, 1930-1975", (Baltimore: The Sunpapers, 1976) The book is a collection of profiles of forty Baltimore County women "who distinguished themselves" in diverse fields (including opera singer Rosa Ponselle and artist Jane Frank), compiled as part of a project celebrating the 1976 United States Bicentennial OCLC 7441013, Jolee Edmondson, The woman golfer's catalogue (New York : Stein and Day, 1980) ISBN 0-8128-2685-X : 9780812826852 9780812826852 081282685X 0812860411 : 9780812860412 9780812860412 0812860411

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