PATTY BERG - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED - HFSID 201138
Sale Price $162.00
Patty Berg signs a typescript listing her major accomplishments.
Typescript signed: "Patty Berg", 1p, 8½x11. Headed: "* PATTY BERG */MAJOR TOURNAMENT WINS". Listing of Berg's major tournament wins, including the U.S. Women's Open (1946), Titleholders Championship (1937, 1938, 1939, 1948, 1953, 1955, 1957), the Western Open (1941, 1943, 1948, 1951, 1955, 1957, 1958) and U.S. Amateur Championship (1938). Golfer Patty Berg (1918-2006), who won ten of 13 amateur tournaments in 1938, turned pro in 1940 (that year she also began promoting Wilson sporting goods). Her total of 80 victories, including 60 career pro wins (15 majors), has not been matched by any other woman, even though Berg served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942-1945. A three-time AP Female Athlete of Year (1938, 1943, she helped to found the LPGA in 1948. The organization honored her in 1978 by establishing the Patty Berg Award, which is given to the greatest contributor to women's golf during the year. Lightly creased. Fine condition.
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