Rankin, Judy

Hometown:

USA

St. Louis,
Missouri

Year Inducted:

2000

Induction Category:

Veterans

Birth Date:

Feb 18, 1945

Judy Rankin

LPGA Wins: 26

  • 1968: Corpus Christi Civitan Open
  • 1970: George Washington Golf Classic, Springfield Jaycee Open, Lincoln-Mercury Open
  • 1971: Quality-First Classic
  • 1972: Lady Eve Open, Heritage Village Open
  • 1973: American Defender-Raleigh Classic, Lady Carling Open, Pabst Ladies Classic, GAC Classic
  • 1974: Baltimore Classic
  • 1975: National Jewish Hospital Open
  • 1976: Burdine’s Invitational, Colgate-Dinah Shore Winner’s Circle, Karsten-PING Open, Babe Zaharias Invitational, Borden Classic, Colgate-Hong Kong Open
  • 1977: Orange Blossom Classic, Bent Tree Classic, Mayflower Classic, Peter Jackson Classic, Colgate European Women’s Open
  • 1978: WUI Classic
  • 1979: WUI Classic

Additional Wins: 4

  • 1959: Missouri Amateur
  • 1961: Missouri Amateur
  • 1974: Colgate European Open
  • 1977: LPGA National Team Championship

Solheim Cup Appearances: 2

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Captain: 1996, 1998

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • Vare Trophy: 1973, 1976, 1977
  • Player of the Year: 1976, 1977
  • LPGA leading money winner: 1976, 1977
  • Seagrams Seven Crowns of Sports Award: 1967
  • Texas Golf Hall of Fame: 1987
  • Collegiate Golf Hall of Fame: 1998
  • Texas Sports Hall of Fame: 1999
  • First Lady of Golf Award: 1999
  • Patty Berg Award: 1999
  • Texas Women’s Hall of Fame: 2000
  • Sports Academy’s Distinguished Service Award: 2000
  • Dave Marr Memorial Award: 2001
  • Bobby Jones Award: 2002
  • Ben Hogan Award: 2007
  • Linc Werden Golf Journalism Award: 2008
  • Old Tom Morris Award: 2010