One of the 13 LPGA founders.
Was one of six members of the inaugural class of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) Hall of Fame inducted in October 2000.
In July 2003, honored by the Minerva Foundation of British Columbia for her contributions as an LPGA founder and LPGA T&CP Hall of Fame member.
In July 2002, received the Detroit Redford High School Alumni Award for her outstanding achievements in golf and promotion of the game.
In 2001, along with fellow LPGA Founder Marlene Hagge, was awarded the Executive Women's Golf Association's Leadership Award.
Serves as director of instruction for The School of Golf for Women Only,established in 1977.
From 1960-65, was co-chairman of the LPGA National Golf Schools for Women.
In 1962, placed second at the LPGA Championship (Las Vegas) and fourth at the Carling Eastern Open.
In 1959, was instrumental in founding the teaching division (now known as the LPGA T&CP) along with Marilynn Smith, Betty Hicks and Barbara Rotvig; won the California Derby Open.
Twice voted LPGA National Teacher of the Year, 1959 and 1984. She is the only other woman besides the late Dr. DeDe Owens to have won it twice.
Created the concept of the LPGA Teacher of the Year award.
In 1947, winner of first-ever National Collegiate Championship held for women athletes.
Winner of the Tam O Shanter All American Amateur and Michigan State Championship.
Was Western educational director for the National Golf Foundation (NGF) for seven years.
Inducted into Michigan Golf Hall of Fame; recipient of the Byron Nelson Award, Marilynn Smith Achievement Award, Joe Graffis Award (1976), Ellen Griffin Rolex Award (1998) and Commissioner's Award (2000).
Shirley Spork, one of the 13 founding members of the LPGA, is well known for her teaching ability. Beginning n 1960, she served as the chairperson of the LPGA Teaching Division for six consecutive years.