Patricia Jane Berg was a woman professional golfer from the United States. She is commonly known as Patty Berg. She was one of the founding members of the LPGA Tour. She was not only a founding member but also the leading woman during the three decades of 40s, 50s and 60s. Undoubtedly, she was a member of the ‘World Golf Hall of Fame’. During her span of golf career, she had won 15 titles, which were the major wins. These wins have created a record for having the maximum number of major wins by a female professional golfer.
Berg was born in born in Minnesota. Her Alma mater was University of Minnesota. During her college days, she belonged to the sorority of Kappa Kappa Gamma as a member. She started playing golf in 1931. Her amateur career began in 1934. In the same year, she won her very first title. She grabbed the nation’s eyeballs when reached the finals of U.S. Women's Amateur in 1935. However, she lost in the finals.
Berg had an astonishing amateur career. She had won 29 titles in total in her amateur days. In 1940, she turned professional and took the world of golf in storm with her amazing performances. She had been the winner of 60 LPGA tours. She had received numerous rewards and recognition. In fact, an Award named Patty Berg Award has been named after her. She also indoctrinated golf to many individual. Sadly, in 2006 she passed away after suffering from Alzheimer's disease.