Beverly Hanson life and biography

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Beverly Hanson biography

Date of birth : 1924-12-05
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Fargo, North dakota, United States
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-10-13
Credited as : woman professional golfer, LPGA tour,

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Beverly Hanson is an American professional golfer who played on the United States-based LPGA Tour.

Major Championships:
Professional:
• LPGA Championship: 1955
• Western Open: 1956
• Titleholders: 1958

Amateur:
• U.S. Women's Open: 1950

Awards and Honors:

• Vare Trophy (low scoring average), 1958
• LPGA Tour money leader, 1958
• Member, U.S. Curtis Cup team, 1950

In 1951, Hanson turned professional and won the very first event she competed in. She won the inaugural LPGA Championship in 1955, defeating Louise Suggs. In 1958 she was the leading money winner on the LPGA Tour.

Hanson had 17 career wins on the LPGA Tour of which three were majors. Besides the inaugural LPGA major title, in 1956 she won the Women's Western Open and in 1958 the Titleholders Championship.

Hanson lives part time in La Quinta, California, and part time in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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