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Mickey Wright

Professional Golfer
Female
Born Feb 14, 1935
Age 81
Height 5' 9'' (1.8m)
Other Names Wright, Mary Kathryn

Mary Kathryn "Mickey" Wright is an American professional golfer. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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News + Updates

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  • All Time Women's Major Winners
    Fox News - Jun 30, 2013
  • Lpga Championship Champions
    Fox News - Jun 09, 2013
  • Toya Wright, Lil Wayne Baby Mama, Scores Reality Show With Memphitz!
    The Hollywood Gossip - Jan 13, 2013
  • Mickey Wright, Credited With Best Swing Ever, Is Honored
    NYTimes - May 23, 2012

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mickey Wright.

CHILDHOOD

1935 Birth Born on February 14, 1935.

TEENAGE

1952 17 Years Old Wright was born in San Diego, California. Her first important title was the 1952 U.S. Girls' Junior. … Read More
1954 19 Years Old She lost in the final of the 1954 U.S. Women's Amateur, won the 1954 World Amateur Championship, and turned professional later in 1954.

TWENTIES

1955 20 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1955 and won thirteen major championships and 82 LPGA Tour events in all. … Read More
1956 21 Years Old Wright won at least one LPGA title for 14 straight seasons, from 1956 to 1969. … Read More
1958 23 Years Old Wright won 12 majors between 1958 and 1966, and she is the only player in LPGA Tour history to hold all four major titles at the same time. … Read More
1961 26 Years Old Wright topped the LPGA money list for four consecutive seasons from 1961–1964 and made the top ten on the list thirteen times in total between 1956 and 1969.

THIRTIES

1969 34 Years Old Wright was coached by Harvey Penick. Ben Hogan said Wright's swing was the best he had ever seen. Wright retired from full-time golf at age 34 in 1969, because of problems with her feet, but did compete occasionally after that.
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