Carol Mann

Mann turned pro in 1960 and joined the LPGA Tour in 1961. She won her first tournament in 1964 at theWomen'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.

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Birthplace: Buffalo, New York

Born: February 3, 1941

Died: May 20, 2018