Helen Dettweiler

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Helen Dettweiler
Personal information
Born (1914-12-05)December 5, 1914
Washington, D.C.
Died November 13, 1990(1990-11-13) (aged 75)
Palm Springs, California
Nationality  United States
Career
College Trinity College
Turned professional 1939
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (Founder)
Best results in LPGA major championships
(wins: 1)
Western Open Won: 1939
Titleholders C'ship 2nd: 1940
U.S. Women's Open 4th: 1950

Helen Dettweiler (December 5, 1914 – November 13, 1990) was an American professional golfer. She won the Women's Western Open in 1939.[1]

She was one of the 13 founders of the Ladies Professional Golf Association in 1950.[2]

She was born on December 5, 1914, in Washington, D.C., and died on November 13, 1990, in Palm Springs, California.[3]

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Runner-up
1939 Women's Western Open 4 & 3 United States Bea Barrett (a)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Glenn, Rhonda (March 2010). "Lest We Forget: Helen Dettweiler in World War II". USGA. Archived from the original on May 11, 2011. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  2. ^ "History of Women's Golf in America – From Amateur to Professional". Retrieved March 10, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Dettweiler, Helen (1914–1990)". Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages. Gale. 2007. Retrieved January 6, 2013. 

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