Betty Hicks

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Birthday
16, 1920
Birthplace
Long Beach, CA
Death Date
Feb 20, 2011 (90)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1920
Birthplace
Long Beach, CA
Death Date
Feb 20, 2011 (90)

About

Two-time runner up for the U.S. Women's Open who won the 1941 U.S. Women's Amateur and was named AP Female Athlete of the Year that same year.

Before Fame

She turned professional in 1941 and was one of the first to join the LPGA Tour when it was established in 1950.

Trivia

She later became a golf instructor and was inducted into the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Hall of Fame among several other specific hall of fames.

Family Life

She was born in Long Beach and died of Alzheimer's disease in Aptos, California.

Associated With

She was an early LPGA Tour member like Glenna Collett-Vare.