Women Golfers

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Throughout history, there have been many women golfers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female golfers such as Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Michelle Wie, Lexi Thompson, Annika Sörenstam, Cheyenne Woods.The women golfers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & India and many more countries.
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Paige Spiranac
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Birthdate: March 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Paige Spiranac is an American former professional golfer known for her achievements at the collegiate level. Spiranac is best known as a social media personality; she has millions of followers across various platforms. Dubbed the world's hottest golfer, Spiranac has appeared in magazines like Golf Digest and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. Spiranac has also been criticized for sexualizing women's golf.

 2 
Nelly Korda
(Gold Medalists at the 2020 Summer Olympics)
Nelly Korda
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Birthdate: July 28, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bradenton, Florida, United States
 3 
Michelle Wie
(Golfer who won her first and only major at the 2014 U.S. Women's Open)
Michelle Wie
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Birthdate: October 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

At 10, Michelle Wie, born to an amateur golfer mother, was the youngest to participate in a USGA amateur championship. Though the Korean-American golfer, who is a five-time LPGA winner, had quit her career after her marriage to sports honcho Jonnie West, she later decided to get back to golf.

 4 
Lexi Thompson
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Birthdate: February 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coral Springs

Lexi Thompson is a golfer who became the youngest winner of an LPGA tournament when she won the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic in 2011. In 2011, she won the Dubai Ladies Masters, becoming the second-youngest champion of a Ladies European Tour. In 2014, she became the second-youngest female golfer to win a major when she captured the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

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Annika Sörenstam
(One the Best Female Golfers of All Time)
Annika Sörenstam
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Birthdate: October 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bro, Sweden

Annika Sörenstam is a Swedish professional golfer who is often counted among the best female golfers of all time. She has won six Vare Trophies and eight Player of the Year awards. In 2003, Annika Sörenstam was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. In 2021, she was honored by Donald Trump with the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Babe Didrikson Zaharias
(Only Track & Field Athlete to Win Individual Olympic Medals in Separate Running, Throwing and Jumping Events)
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
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Birthdate: June 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Died: September 27, 1956

Babe Didrikson Zaharias was an American athlete who specialized in golf, track and field, basketball, and baseball. Considered one of the greatest female athletes ever, Didrikson won two gold medals and a silver medal in track and field at the Summer Olympics in 1932. She then went on to win 10 LPGA major championships, becoming USA's first female golf celebrity.

 7 
Cheyenne Woods
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Birthdate: July 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Phoenix

Cheyenne Woods is an American golfer and half-niece of popular golfer Tiger Woods. After winning over 30 amateur tournaments, Woods turned professional in 2012; she qualified for the U.S. Women's Open in 2012 and went on to make her debut as a professional at the 2012 LPGA Championship. Cheyenne Woods has won two professional tournaments so far in her career.

 8 
Jessica Korda
(American Professional Golfer)
Jessica Korda
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Birthdate: February 27, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bradenton, Florida, United States

Jessica Korda is an American golfer who has won six LPGA Tour events so far in her career. As an amateur golfer, Korda has represented the United States as well as the Czech Republic. After turning professional, Korda went on to win the Women's Australian Open in 2012.

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Natalie Gulbis
(Model, Golfer)
Natalie Gulbis
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Birthdate: January 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sacramento

Natalie Gulbis is an American golfer who won the 2007 Evian Masters by defeating Jeong Jang in a playoff. She has also represented the US in the Solheim Cup, helping her team win the 2005, 2007, and 2009 Solheim Cups. Gulbis is also renowned for her modeling skills; she has been featured in magazines like the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

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Paula Creamer
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Birthdate: August 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mountain View

Paula Creamer is an American golfer who has won 12 tournaments, including 10 LPGA Tour events. Creamer won the 2010 U.S. Women's Open. She has also represented the United States national team in tournaments like the World Cup and the Solheim Cup. As an amateur, Paula Creamer won the 2005 Sybase Classic, becoming the second-youngest winner of an LPGA event.

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Lydia Ko
(World's youngest LPGA tour winner who took the Women's Open at Ienbee Park, Canada, at 15 years of age)
Lydia Ko
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Birthdate: April 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 12 
Nancy Lopez
(Golfer)
Nancy Lopez
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Birthdate: January 6, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Torrance

Nancy Lopez is an American former professional golfer. She won 48 LPGA Tour events, including three majors, in an illustrious professional career that spanned more than 25 years. She was also part of the U.S. national team, helping her team win the 1990 Solheim Cup. In 1987, Nancy Lopez was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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Lorena Ochoa
(Golfer)
Lorena Ochoa
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Birthdate: November 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
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Bull Nakano
(Professional Golfer)
Bull Nakano
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Birthdate: January 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kawaguchi, Japan
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Cristie Kerr
(Golfer)
Cristie Kerr
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Birthdate: October 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Miami

Cristie Kerr is an American golfer who has won 20 LPGA Tour events, including two major championships. A former world No. 1, Kerr has 24 professional wins under her belt. Cristie Kerr is also an ardent supporter of breast cancer activism. In 2006, she was honored with the LPGA Komen Award for founding an organization called Birdies for Breast Cancer.

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Celine Boutier
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Birthdate: November 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clamart, France
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Suzann Pettersen
(Norwegian Professional Golfer)
Suzann Pettersen
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Birthdate: April 7, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

Leading former golfer Suzann Pettersen, also known as Tutta, was 6 when she participated in her first tournament. Initially also interested in skiing, Pettersen later focused on golf. Her illustrious career saw her win 22 titles, 15 of them on the LPGA Tour and 6 on the LET.

 18 
Linn Grant
(Golfer)
Linn Grant
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Birthdate: June 20, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden
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Yuka Saso
(Philippine-born Japanese Professional Golfer)
Yuka Saso
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Birthdate: June 20, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Ildefonso, Bulacan, Philippines

Yuka Saso is a Philippine-born Japanese golfer. She won two gold medals for the Philippines at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, becoming the first golfer to win gold medals for the Philippines in both women's team event and women's individual in the history of Asian Games golf competitions. In 2022, Yuka Saso started representing Japan.  

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Anna Nordqvist
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Birthdate: June 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Eskilstuna, Sweden
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Ariya Jutanugarn
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Birthdate: November 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Sophia Popov
(Golfer)
Sophia Popov
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Birthdate: October 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
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Juli Inkster
(American Professional Golfer)
Juli Inkster
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Birthdate: June 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Cruz, California, United States

Juli Inkster is a retired professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour. She played collegiate golf and later won three consecutive US Women's Amateurs, becoming the first woman since 1934 to win three consecutive US Amateur titles. She has 32 professional wins and is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. She is now a golf commentator. 

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Stacy Lewis
(Golfer)
Stacy Lewis
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Birthdate: February 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fayetteville

Stacy Lewis is an American golfer who has won 13 LPGA Tour events, including two major championships. A former world No. 1, Lewis was named LPGA Player of the Year in 2012 and 2014. In 2012 and 2014, she was also named GWAA Female Player of the Year.

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Pak Se-Ri
(Golfer)
Pak Se-Ri
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Birthdate: September 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Taejŏn, South Korea
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Karrie Webb
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Karrie Webb
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Birthdate: December 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ayr, Queensland, Australia

Karrie Webb is an Australian golfer. With over 40 wins under her belt, Webb is the most successful active player on the LPGA Tour. In 2005, Karrie Webb was made an inductee of the World Golf Hall of Fame. In 2016, she received the prestigious William and Mousie Powell Award.

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Yani Tseng
(Golfer)
Yani Tseng
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Birthdate: January 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guishan District, Taiwan
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Olivia Cowan
(Golfer)
Olivia Cowan
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Birthdate: April 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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Mickey Wright
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Birthdate: February 14, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

Mickey Wright was an American golfer who won 13 major championships in an illustrious career that spanned 15 years. With 82 LPGA Tour event wins, Wright has the second-highest number of victories on the LPGA Tour. In 1976, she was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. In 2010, she was honored with the Bob Jones Award.

Emily Kristine Pedersen
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Birthdate: March 7, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Patty Berg
(American Professional Golfer, Founding Member and the First President of the 'LPGA')
Patty Berg
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Birthdate: February 13, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: September 10, 2006

Patty Berg was an American golfer who won 60 LPGA Tour events during her illustrious career. A founding member of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), Berg also served as its first president. She won 15 majors, which remains an all-time record for a female golfer. In 1951, Berg was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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Kathy Whitworth
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Birthdate: September 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monahans, Texas

Kathy Whitworth is a retired professional golfer who won 88 LPGA Tour tournaments. She began her amateur career at 15 and turned professional when she was 19. In her long career, she won a total of six major championships and was the LPGA Player of the Year seven times. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.  

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Moriya Jutanugarn
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Birthdate: July 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Madelene Sagstrom
1
Birthdate: November 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden
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Megan Khang
(Golfer)
Megan Khang
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Birthdate: October 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
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Louise Suggs
(Golfer)
Louise Suggs
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Birthdate: September 7, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: August 7, 2015

Louise Suggs was an American golfer who is credited with co-founding the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). She won 61 LPGA Tour events, including 11 major championships, in an illustrious career that spanned 14 years. Suggs was made an inductee of the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1951. In 2007, she was honored with the prestigious Bob Jones Award.

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Patty Sheehan
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Birthdate: October 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Middlebury, Vermont, United States

Patty Sheehan is a professional golfer who has won six major championships and 35 LPGA Tour events. She started playing golf as a teenager and was the 1980 AIAW national individual intercollegiate golf champion. She turned professional in 1980. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. She is openly lesbian. 

 38 
Albane Valenzuela
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Birthdate: December 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Betsy Rawls
(Professional golfer)
Betsy Rawls
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Birthdate: May 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Spartanburg, South Carolina

Betsy Rawls is an American retired professional golfer who won 55 LPGA Tour events, including eight major championships. In 1960, she was made an inductee of the World Golf Hall of Fame for her achievements on the LPGA Tour. In 1996, Betsy Rawls was awarded the highest honor presented by the United States Golf Association (USGA), the Bob Jones Award.

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Nuria Iturrioz
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Birthdate: December 16, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palma de Mallorca, Spain
 41 
Kelly Tan
(Golfer)
Kelly Tan
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Birthdate: October 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
Kelly Tan is a Malaysian golfer best known for winning two bronze medals at the 2009 Southeast Asian Games in Vientiane, Laos. She currently competes on the prestigious Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour.
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Sharmila Nicollet
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Birthdate: March 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bangalore, India
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Sandra Post
(Golfer)
Sandra Post
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Birthdate: June 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oakville, Canada
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Glenna Collett Vare
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Birthdate: June 20, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 3, 1989

Glenna Collett-Vare was an American amateur golfer. Widely regarded as the best female golfer of her generation, Collett-Vare dominated women's golf in America during the 1920s. She won six U.S. championships during her illustrious career. In 1965, she won the prestigious Bob Jones Award. In 1975, Glenna Collett-Vare was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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Alison Nicholas
(Golfer who won four times on the LPGA Tour, between 1995 and 1999, including winning the U.S. Women's Open in 1997)
Alison Nicholas
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Birthdate: March 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gibraltar
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Julieta Granada
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Birthdate: November 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Asunción, Paraguay
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Charlotta Sorenstam
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Birthdate: April 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
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Joyce Wethered
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Birthdate: November 17, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Malden, England
Died: November 18, 1997
 49 
Maha Haddioui
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Birthdate: May 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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Fay Crocker
(Golfer)
Fay Crocker
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Birthdate: August 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: September 16, 1983