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For nearly three decades, women had golf tournament of their own in Augusta

...1963, she claimed $1,235 when a seven-foot putt dropped for par on the final hole of an 18-hole playoff with Mickey Wright. Her second victory followed the next year."It was a dream come true to win a major," Smith said. "That was probably...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-10/nearly-three-decades-women-ha
Author takes trip down memory lane with golf legends

...all the legends agreed to meet with Bamberger. Couples and Crenshaw couldn't work it out in their schedules, and Mickey Wright, the lone female legend, politely refused.Because he couldn't talk to Cren shaw, Bamberger ? a dogged reporter...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/author-takes-trip-down-memory-lane-golf-le
1970 Masters champion Billy Casper dies at 83

...Diego Country Club. He was among the first of the great lineage of golfers in San Diego that included Gene Littler and Mickey Wright."Gene was so much better than me. I never beat him as a teenager," Casper told Golf Digest in the 2012 interview...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-07/1970-masters-champion-billy-
1970 Masters champion Billy Casper dies at 83

...Diego Country Club. He was among the first of the great lineage of golfers in San Diego that included Gene Littler and Mickey Wright. "Gene was so much better than me. I never beat him as a teenager," Casper told Golf Digest in the 2012 interview...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/1970-masters-champion-billy-ca
Inbee Park claims third straight LPGA major win

...Park also became the second player to win the U.S. Women's Open after victories in her previous two tournaments. Mickey Wright did it in 1964.The Evian Championship is Sept. 12-15. Park won the French event last year before it became a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-06-30/inbee-park-claims-third-stra
Park wins U.S. Women's Open for third consecutive major

...Park also became the second player to win the U.S. Women's Open after victories in her previous two tournaments. Mickey Wright did it in 1964.Kim had what would have qualified as a sensational week if not for Park's dominance, finishing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-06-30/park-wins-us-womens-open-thi
Golf fans should be paying attention

...Didrickson Zaharias in 1950 won the only three majors that existed in the inaugural season of the LGPA Tour. Hall of Famers Mickey Wright (1961) and Pat Bradley (1986) are the only other women to win three majors in a season.Heady company for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-06-27/golf-fans-should-be-paying-a
Park stays cool over chance at Grand Slam

...level as when a claret jug is on offer, though Park's name is part of every conversation. Woods (2000-01) and Mickey Wright (1961-62) are the only players to have won four consecutive professional majors, though never in the same calendar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-07-30/park-stays-cool-over-chance-
Inbee Park has two goals entering Evian Championship

...Woods, Palmer, Nicklaus and Sorenstam got halfway to the Grand Slam but couldn't get the third leg. Woods and Mickey Wright are the only players to win four straight professional majors but did so over two seasons.The course, built into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-09-11/inbee-park-has-two-goals-ent
Women's Titleholders tournament is alive and well

...light green jacket to the winner. Many of the women's professional greats of the day won a Titleholders event ? Mickey Wright, Kathy Whitworth, Babe Zaharias and Louise Suggs. Even golf legend Bobby Jones came to the awards ceremony for several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-07-11/womens-titleholders-tourname