5'8"..Maiden name Sullivan, middle name Jan, nicknamed Silky...Married mid-season of 1973…Her contribution to the growth of the LPGA is immeasurable as four-term president…Spends winters teaching at Doral CC…Credits Eddie Bush with changing her swing effectively…Early instruction came from John Weitzel when she started at age 16, later from Grant Bennett…Graduate of Sweeney High in Harrisburg and Coker College in South Carolina with a degree in social sciences.
Four years as president of the LPGA, 1969-70-72-73, took a toll on her game. Reflected further by the one year she wasn't, '71, with a 2nd at season-opening Burdine's at Doral-Miami, which led to her best money season. Also won a new car that year for closest to a hole in the Sealy meet. Failed to make cut in '75.
Two-time winner of the Harrisburg city title, 1957-8. Quarterfinalist 1958 North-South. Co-winner 1959 Central Pennsylvania 2-Ball and semifinalist State amateur.