Jameson, Betty

Hometown:

USA

Norman,
Oklahoma

Year Inducted:

1951

Induction Category:

Pinehurst

Birth Date:

May 09, 1919 -
Feb 07, 2009

Betty Jameson

Professional Majors: 3

  • Women’s Western Open: 1942, 1954
  • U.S. Women’s Open: 1947

LPGA Tour wins: 13

  • 1942: Women’s Western Open (as an amateur)
  • 1947: U.S. Women’s Open, Women’s Texas Open
  • 1948: Tampa Open
  • 1952: Corpus Christi Tournament, Bakersfield Open (tie with Marlene Hagge, Betsy Rawls, and Babe Zaharias), World Championship
  • 1953: Serbin Miami Beach Open
  • 1954: Women’s Western Open
  • 1955: Sarasota Open, Babe Zaharias Open, White Mountain Open, Richmond Open

Additional Wins: 9

  • 1932: Texas Publinx
  • 1934: Southern Championship
  • 1938: Women’s Texas Open (as an amateur)
  • 1939: U.S. Women’s Amateur
  • 1940: U.S. Women’s Amateur
  • 1942: Western Amateur
  • 1952: Hardscrabble Open
  • 1955: Virginia Hot Springs 4-Ball
  • 1958: Homestead 4-Ball

Awards & Honors

  • Leading money winner: 1947, 1953
  • LPGA Founder: 1950
  • Commissioner’s Award: 2000