Sheehan, Patty

Hometown:

USA

Middlebury,
Vermont

Year Inducted:

1993

Induction Category:

Pinehurst

Birth Date:

Oct 27, 1956

Patty Sheehan

Professional Majors: 6

  • LPGA Championship: 1983, 1984, 1993
  • U.S. Women’s Open: 1992, 1994
  • Nabisco Dinah Shore: 1996

LPGA Wins: 29

  • 1981: Mazda Japan Classic
  • 1982: Orlando Lady Classic, SAFECO Classic, Inamori Classic
  • 1983: Corning Classic, Henredon Classic, Inamori Classic
  • 1984: Elizabeth Arden Classic, McDonald’s Kids Classic, Henredon Classic
  • 1985: Sarasota Classic, J&B Scotch Pro-Am
  • 1986: Sarasota Classic, Kyocera Inamori Classic, Konica San Jose Classic
  • 1988: Sarasota Classic, Mazda Japan Classic
  • 1989: Rochester International
  • 1990: The Jamaica Classic, McDonald’s Championship, Rochester International, PING-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship, SAFECO Classic
  • 1991: Orix Hawaiian Ladies Open
  • 1992: Rochester International, Jamie Farr Toledo Classic
  • 1993: Standard Register PING
  • 1995: Rochester International, SAFECO Classic

Amateur Wins: 8

  • 1975: Nevada State Amateur
  • 1976: Nevada State Amateur
  • 1977: California Women’s Amateur, Nevada State Amateur
  • 1978: California Women’s Amateur, Nevada State Amateur
  • 1980: AIAW National Championship Title, U.S. Curtis Cup

Additional Wins: 7

  • 1992: Women’s British Open, Wendy’s Three-Tour Challenge, Daikan Orchid Ladies Championship
  • 1994: JCPenney/LPGA Skins Game
  • 2002: Copps Great Lakes Classic
  • 2005: Bj’s Charity Championship
  • 2006: World Ladies Senior Open

Solheim Cup Appearances: 6

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Player: 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996
  • Captain: 2002, 2003

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • Broderick Award: 1980
  • Rookie of the Year: 1981
  • Player of the Year: 1983
  • Vare Trophy: 1984
  • Female Player of the Year, GWAA: 1984, 1993
  • Samaritan Award: 1986
  • Sportsman of the Year, Sports Illustrated: 1987
  • Charles Bartlett Award: 1988
  • Collegiate Golf Hall of Fame: 1990
  • Flo Hyman Award: 1994
  • San Jose Sports Hall of Fame: 1999
  • Patty Berg Award: 2002
  • National High School Hall of Fame: 2005