Wiffi Smith

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Wiffi Smith
Personal information
Full name Margaret Smith
Born (1936-09-28) September 28, 1936 (age 82)
Redlands, California
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Nationality  United States
Career
Turned professional 1957
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour
Professional wins 8
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 8
Best results in LPGA major championships
Western Open 2nd: 1957
Titleholders C'ship 3rd: 1959
Women's PGA C'ship 2nd: 1957
U.S. Women's Open 6th: 1960

Margaret "Wiffi" Smith (born September 28, 1936)[1] is an American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour.

Smith was born in Redlands, California.[1] She moved to Mexico when she was 11 years old and learned to play golf there.[1] She won several amateur events including the 1954 U.S. Girls' Junior and the 1956 British Ladies Amateur.[1] She played on the 1956 Curtis Cup team.[1]

She turned professional in 1957 and joined the LPGA Tour. She won eight times[2] on the Tour between 1957 and 1960.[3][4]

Amateur wins[edit]

this list may be incomplete

LPGA Tour wins (8)[edit]

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Elliott, Len; Kelly, Barbara. Who's Who in Golf. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. p. 174. ISBN 0-87000-225-2.
  2. ^ LPGA All-Time Winners List
  3. ^ LPGA Tournament Chronology 1950-59
  4. ^ LPGA Tournament Chronology 1960-69