JoAnne Carner (b April 4 1939 Kirkland, Washington) is an American professional golfer. Kirkland is a city located in King County, Washington. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...
Carner turned professional after an extended amateur career during which she accumulate five U.S. Amateur titles. She won forty-three events on the LPGA Tour, including one win as a amateur and two major championships, namely the 1971 and 1976 U.S. Opens. She topped the LPGA Tour's money list in 1971, 1982 and 1983, and finished in the top ten on the money list twelve times between 1971 and 1984. The LPGA is the Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... Womens golf has evolved a set of major tournaments which parallels that in mens golf, but the womens system is younger and has been less stable that the mens. ... The U.S. Womens Open Golf Championship is one of the LPGAs major championships along with the LPGA Championship, the Womens British Open, and the Kraft Nabisco Championship. ...
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