Golf isn’t one of the most popular sports out there. In fact, it’s really not popular at all. It’s not hard to see why. It’s painfully slow, there’s nothing sexy or adrenaline-pumping about it like with Football. You’re not directly competing with your opponents before you, there’s no aggression. As such spectators who aren’t well versed in the language of Golf might find it lacking in high stakes or any stakes at all. However continue reading further, we have discovered the best women golfers who are pretty damn good at playing golf.
Golf has historically been quite the Boy’s club. We hardly ever hear of greatest golfers, so much as greatest women golfers. In fact, there’s even that stereotype about the rich white retired men who take up golfing! However, Golfing does take skills, it takes, strength and perseverance, and yes there are some of the best women golfers who have contributed a lot to the game.
10 Best Women Golfers
Here’s a list of some of the best women golfers of all time.
#10. Pak Se-ri-South Korean
Pak Se-ri is of South Korean origin and she went pro back in 1996. Back in her rookie season itself she won two major tournaments on the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) tour and went on to becoming the youngest-ever winner of the US Women’s Open.
At the 2003 SBS Super Tournament she even competed in the men’s professional event and finished 10th in the event. She became a proud inhabitant of the World golf Hall of Fame in 2007 at the age of 29. In the same year, she also won the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic and that too for the fifth time making her one of the super hot women golfers.
#9. Patty Berg-American
She’s quite the old name on this list, having turned pro way back in 1940. With 15 major championships won, she claims her spot on this list. She was one of the Founders and subsequent President of the LPGA tour, which was set up in 1948.
She was also a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. She was awarded Bob Jones Award and Old Tom Morris Award, two of the greatest honors in the golf field. In 1978 LPGA established Patty Berg Award.