Bea Barrett

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Bea Barrett
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Beatrice Emma Altmeyer
Nickname Bea
Born (1916-11-15)November 15, 1916
Chicago, Illinois
Died August 26, 2002(2002-08-26) (aged 85)
St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Nationality  United States
Best results in LPGA major championships
(Wins: 1)
Western Open Won: 1938

Beatrice Emma "Bea" (Barrett) Altmeyer (November 15, 1916 – August 26, 2002) was an American amateur golfer.

Barrett was born in Chicago, Illinois. In 1938, she won the Women's Western Open, now considered an LPGA major championship. She won ten Minnesota state golf tournaments between 1933 and 1962,[1] competing under both her maiden and married names.

Altmeyer was elected to the Minnesota Golf Hall of Fame in 1989.[2] She died in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

Tournament wins (11)[edit]

this list may be incomplete

  • 1938 Women's Western Open
  • Minnesota Women's State Match Play Championship (1933, 1937, 1946, 1947, 1958, 1961)
  • Minnesota Women's State Amateur Championship (1947, 1950, 1958, 1962)

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Runner-up
1938 Women's Western Open 6 & 4 United States Helen Hofmann

See also[edit]