Beth Daniel

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  • Birth Place: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
  • Profession: Golfer
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  • Says she was "addicted" to golf from the first time she played.
  • She is one of three players to win the LPGA Rookie of the Year, immediately followed by LPGA Player of the Year (Nancy Lopez and Annika Sorenstam are the others).
  • Joined the LPGA in 1979 and was named top rookie.
  • Winner of 33 tour events.
  • Named Golf Writers Association of America Female Player of the Year in 1980 and 1990.
  • Named Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year in 1990.
  • Her only Major championship was the 1990 LPGA Championship.
  • In 2003 she won the BMO Financial Group Canadian Women’s Open, where she became the oldest winner in LPGA history at the age of 46 years, 8 months and 29 days.
  • Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2000.
  • Took on Golf Channel analyst duties in 2007.
  • In 2009, was captain of the U.S. golf team that won the Solheim Cup, with a 16-12 decision over Europe.
  • South Carolina's top female golfers receive the Beth Daniels Award.
  • Helps raise funds to fight heart disease and cancer.

College

  • Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, United States (1978)

Details

  • Birth Place: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
  • Profession: Golfer

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