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Professional Golfer Kathy Whitworth Was Born
September 27, 1939

Have you been following the spectacular golfing career of Tiger Woods? Well, he's got a big task ahead of him to match the achievement of Kathy Whitworth, professional golf's all-time leading tournament winner. Born September 27, 1939, in Monahans, Texas, Kathy Whitworth won her first tournament, the Kelly Girls Open, in 1962. In 1985, she won her 88th, setting the tournament victory record for a professional golfer--man or woman. She sure stayed out of sand traps! And her honors go well beyond that.
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