Tag Archives: LPGA Trivia

First Solheim Cup

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When and where was the first Solheim Cup tournament held?

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The Solheim Cup, the LPGA equivalent to the Ryder Cup, was first held in 1990 at the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club in Orlando, Florida.

First to Sweep LPGA Majors

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Who was the first woman golfer to sweep the LPGA major tournaments in a year?

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The LPGA was founded in 1950. In that first year, Babe Zaharias swept all of the major LPGA tournaments. In 1950 the majors consisted of 3 tournaments – the U.S. Open, Titleholders and Western Open. The number of tournaments in the LPGA’s “Majors” has varied over the years. For the 2015 LPGA season the majors are the: ANA Inspiration, Women’s PGA Championship, U.S. Women’s Open, Women’s British Open, and The Evian Championship.

Youngest Player to Qualify for the US Women’s Open

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Who is the youngest golfer to qualify for the US Women’s Open?

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11 year old Lucy Li is the youngest golfer to qualify for the US Women’s Open when she qualified for the 2014 US Women’s Open. She surpasses Alexis Thompson who was 12 years, four months and 18 days when she qualified in June of 2007 for the US Women’s Open. Lexi had surpassed the record of Morgan Pressel, who was 12 years, 11 months and 21 days old when she qualified for the 2001 US Women’s Open.

Founding of PGA of America and LPGA

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When was the Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA of America) and the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) founded?

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The PGA of America was founded in 1916, and the LPGA was founded in 1950. The PGA of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The LPGA is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida.

It should be noted that there is a PGA for Britain and Ireland that was founded in 1901, and the PGA European Tour was established in 1972.