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Encyclopedia > Patty Sheehan

Patty Sheehan (b October 27, 1956 Middlebury, Vermont) is an American professional golfer. October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Middlebury, Vermont Main Street Otter Creek Falls Middlebury is a town located in Addison County, Vermont. ... Greg Norman on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ...

Sheehan attended the University of Nevada and San Jose State University and became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1980. She won thirty-five events on the tour, including six major championships. She finished in the top ten on the money list every year from 1982 to 1993, including five second place finishes. Sheehan become one of the first LPGA players to publicly announce that she was a lesbian. Sheehan and her partner Rebecca Gaston have two adopted children. The phrase University of Nevada by itself usually refers to the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), because that was the name by which it was known from the time of its founding in 1874 until its name was changed to University of Nevada, Reno in 1969, at the same time... San Jose State University San José State University, commonly shortened to San Jose State and SJSU, is the oldest university in what became the California State University system. ... 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. ...

Major championships

  • 1983 U.S. LPGA Championship
  • 1984 U.S. LPGA Championship
  • 1992 U.S. Open Championship
  • 1993 U.S. LPGA Championship
  • 1994 U.S. Open Championship
  • 1996 Nabisco Championship

THE TOUR Championship (the capitalisation is official) is the final event of golfs PGA Tour season. ...

See also

This table lists players with 20 or more wins on the LPGA Tour as of March 19, 2006. ... This article lists all the women who have won the LPGA Tours past and present major championships by number of victories. ...

External links

  • Profile on the LPGA's official site
  • Golf Stars Online - links to features and profiles



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