Marilynn Smith (1929 - 2019)

  • "Thank you Great Lady golfer. My first set of golf clubs..."
    - Barbara Meagher
  • "To the family and friends of Marilynn Smith: I am very..."
    - Cheryl Auflick
  • "So very sorry for your loss, please know that so many share..."
    - P D
  • "Thank you Marilynn for all you have done for woman of all..."
    - LaDonna Bradley
  • "A life well lived.."
    - Mike Howell
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Marilynn Smith (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) Marilynn Smith in the Smith Memorials Photo Gallery Enlarged Photo
Marilynn Smith was one of the 13 founders of the LPGA in 1950, the oldest women’s professional sports organization in the world. As a professional golfer, she won two majors and 21 tournaments. Smith was the President of the LPGA from 1958 until 1960 and she was the first woman to broadcast a PGA tour event. She created the Marilynn Smith LPGA Charity Pro-AM which raises money to assist female golfers with college expenses.

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