LPGA Founding Member Bettye Danoff (1923-2011)

The LPGA lost one of its 13 founding members, Bettye Danoff, on December 22, 2011. The 88-year old Danoff had her most memorable victory in 1947, prior to the founding of the LPGA in 1950, when she defeated Babe Zaharias at the Texas Women’s Open to end Babe’s 17 tournament winning streak. Here is more on the life of Bettye Danoff:

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