Hagge, Marlene Bauer

Hometown:

USA

Eureka,
South Dakota

Year Inducted:

2002

Induction Category:

Veterans

Birth Date:

Feb 16, 1934

Marlene Bauer Hagge

Professional Majors: 1

  • LPGA Championship: 1956

LPGA Tour Wins: 25

  • 1952: Sarasota Open, Bakersfield Open
  • 1954: New Orleans Open
  • 1956: Sea Island Open, Babe Zaharias Open, Pittsburgh Open, Triangle Round Robin, World Championship, Denver Open, Clock Open
  • 1957: Babe Zaharias Open, Lawton Open
  • 1958: Lake Worth Open Invitational, Land of Sky Open
  • 1959: Mayfair Open, Hoosier Open
  • 1963: Sight Open
  • 1964: Mickey Wright Invitational
  • 1965: Babe Zaharias Open, Milwaukee Open, Phoenix Thunderbirds Open, LPGA Tall City Open, Alamo Open
  • 1969: Stroh’s-WBLY Open
  • 1972: Burdine’s Invitational

Amateur Wins: 9

  • 1944: Long Beach City Boys Junior
  • 1947: Western Championship, National Junior Championship, Los Angeles Women’s City Championship, Palm Springs Women’s Championship, Northern California Open, Indio Women’s Invitational
  • 1949: U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship, WWGA Junior Title

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • Athlete of the Year, Associated Press: 1949
  • Golfer of the Year, Associated Press: 1949
  • Teenager of the Year, Associated Press: 1949
  • Founder of LPGA
  • Leading LPGA money winner: 1956
  • Executive Women’s Golf Association’s Leadership Award: 2001