The LPGA is an acronym for the Ladies Professional Golf Association. It is the governing body for women's professional golf. Read profiles of LPGA greats like Nancy Lopez and Pat Bradley.

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Nancy Lopez

Nancy Lopez won five consecutive events in 1978 and nine tournaments total that year. She was inducted as the 11th member of the LPGA Hall of Fame in 1987, despite not having won a national championship.


Mickey Wright

Mickey Wright

Mickey Wright's striking golf record includes 82 LPGA victories. Learn more about Mickey Wright's powerful swing and her superior play from 1956-69. See more »

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Babe Didrikson Zaharias excelled in virtually every sport she tried. Learn how Babe Didrikson Zaharias won 31 pro golf tournaments from 1948-55. See more »

Joyce Wethered

Joyce Wethered hit the golf ball farther that any other woman of her era. Learn how Joyce Wethered dominated women's golf in the 1920s and '30s. See more »

Kathy Whitworth

Kathy Whitworth

Kathy Whitworth's steady, consistent golf swing led her to 88 victories from 1962-85. Learn more about Kathy Whitworth and her stellar golf career. See more »

Louise Suggs

Louise Suggs

Louise Suggs is a founding member of the LPGA and a Hall of Fame golfer. Find out how Louise Suggs won 50 titles to rank fifth on the all-time list. See more »

JoAnne Gunderson Carner

JoAnne Gunderson Carner

JoAnne Carner, winner of five U.S. Women's Amateur championships, went on to win a spot in the LPGA Hall of Fame. Learn more about her career wins. See more »

Glenna Collett Vare

Glenna Collett Vare

Glenna Collett Vare was a driving force in women's golf in the 1920s. Learn about Glenna Collett Vare's career wins and championship titles. See more »

Betsy Rawls

Betsy Rawls

Betsy Rawls excelled in golf but also graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in physics and math. Learn more about Betsy Rawls. See more »

Patty Sheehan

Patty Sheehan was the most consistent LPGA player of the 1980s and 90s. Find out how Patty Sheehan stayed on the top ten list from 1982-1993. See more »

Betsy King

Betsy King won six professional golf tournaments in 1989. Get more info and career statistics on Betsy King. See more »