Bettye Danoff

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Bettye Danoff Bio


  • One of the 13 LPGA founders.
  • First grandmother on the LPGA Tour.
  • In 1962, made her first hole-in-one at the Austin Civitan, where she was awarded a case of beer.
  • In 1961, retired from traveling after the death of her husband to care for her children, teach golf and play events in Texas.
  • In April 1949, turned professional; attended first meeting for the LPGA in May.
  • In 1948, was medalist at the U.S. Women’s Amateur.
  • In 1947, won the Texas Open.
  • In 1947-48, won the Texas Women’s Amateur.
  • In 1945-46, won the women’s division of the Texas PGA Championship.
  • From 1945-48, won four consecutive Dallas Women’s Golf Association Championships.
  • Won her first amateur tournament in the early 1940s in Chicago.

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