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The Golf Girls
The Golf Girls, from the vaudeville singing act, "The Clover Trio," in 1898, when women were just discovering the sport of golf

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Professional Golfer Kathy Whitworth Was Born
September 27, 1939

Whitworth started playing golf at the age of 15. At 19, she joined the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour. Over the next 15 years, she received the LPGA Player of the Year Award seven times. In 1965, and again in 1967, the Associated Press named her Athlete of the Year. Golf Magazine called her "Golfer of the Decade" for her outstanding performance between 1968 and 1977. And in 1975, Whitworth was inducted into the LPGA Hall of Fame. During that time she also worked with her peers to help women golfers gain greater recognition and financial rewards.
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