Legendary Golfer Kathy Whitworth Passes Away at 83 After Record 88 Professional Victories

Whitworth, a professional golfer and champion both on and off the golf course, passed away on saturday night at the age of 83. she was the most decorated player on the lpga tour, having won 88 trophies, six majors, and was the first woman to make a million on the tour. whitworth was tied with sam snead and tiger woods for the most trophies on a professional tour, with her 88 victories being six trophies ahead of her rival mary kathryn “mickey” wright.

Was celebrating christmas eve with family and friends when she suddenly passed away. lpga commissioner mollie marcoux samaan paid tribute to her as “one of the most incredible women”. her partner was bettye odle.

Cause of whitworth’s death is not known, but her passing has left a lasting impact on the golfing world. she was a champion both on and off the golf course, and her last professional title was in 1985. whitworth will be remembered for her impressive career and her many accomplishments.


By Evey Lovelace

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