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Column on Patty Berg was splendid

Scott Michaux dealt beautifully with the Patty Berg story in his column Dec. 24 ("Berg letter is heartfelt...sensitive Scott Michaux write such columns as this one on Patty Berg. I am grateful to him. T. Richard Daniel, Evans
For nearly three decades, women had golf tournament of their own in Augusta

...famed Masters Tournament. A field of 16 golfers, including four Augustans, played the inaugural tournament won by Patty Berg. She won at Augusta six more times.The dream of Augusta resident Dorothy Jean Manice, the Titleholders made the city...
LPGA pioneer in early stages of Alzheimer's

Patty Berg, who helped start the LPGA Tour and won...indulgence if at times I'm not exactly the Patty Berg you've known all these years." Berg...classy, special and irrepressible about Patty Berg," Votaw said. "She is somebody who...
Berg letter is heartfelt farewell

...else? Answer: Not Jack Nicklaus. Patty Berg, one of the 13 charter members and...if at times I'm not exactly the Patty Berg you've known all these years...without crying, understand that the Patty Berg we have known all these years is...
Scott Michaux
Sarazen remembered for big shot, big heart

...A boy wonder who emerged from the hickory-stick era." PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem and LPGA founding member Patty Berg were among some 800 friends and family who gathered at San Marco Church to remember "The Squire" -- a nickname Sarazen...
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Dates of the Millennium - January 20

...murdered by hatchet and butcher knife. 1939 - Augusta Country Club hosts Women Titlists Golf Tournament for third year. Patty Berg has won all three. 1951 - Gov. Talmadge asks the Georgia Legislature to withhold funds from schools, including colleges...
Sorenstam joins elite group

...but most people assumed she wouldn't stop until she reached Kathy Whitworth's all-time victory total (88) or Patty Berg's majors mark (15). But Sorenstam is satisfied with her achievements that include scoring the only 59 in women's...
Scott Michaux
Sorenstam cruises to 60th career win in Atlanta

...performance - an 11-stroke victory at the 54-hole Kellogg-Keebler Classic in 2002. The 34-year-old Swede tied Patty Berg for third place on the LPGA Tour's career victory list and can now take aim at the only two players to win more - Kathy...
Women's Titleholders tournament is alive and well

...there were few women's golfers and women's tournaments at the time, a field of just six amateurs competed, with Patty Berg winning the first of seven Titleholders titles. By 1940, the field had tripled.The tournament continued to grow in...
Sorenstam chosen Female Athlete of the Year

...1956 - Pat McCormick, diving 1955 - Patty Berg, golf 1954 - Babe Didrikson Zaharias...1944 - Ann Curtis, swimming 1943 - Patty Berg, golf 1942 - Gloria Callen, swimming...1939 - Alice Marble, tennis 1938 - Patty Berg, golf 1937 - Katherine Rawls, swimming...
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