Babe Zaharias

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Noun1.Babe Zaharias - outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
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By winning the year's first three majors, Park has already matched the feat of the great Babe Zaharias, who won the only three women's majors which existed in 1950.
Park, who won the Kraft Nabisco in April and the LPGA Championship in June, joined US sporting legend Babe Zaharias as the only women to win the first three majors in a season with her US Open victory.
Only legend Babe Zaharias in 1950 knocked off the first three Majors and unless the pressure gets to Inbee, the seemingly unflappable Park, a past US Open champion in 2008, has to be really hard to beat.
That made her the first female to tee-up in a male PGA Tour event since Babe Zaharias qualified for the Los Angeles Open in 1945.
0 points in a single game and became one of the first African-American student-athletes to have her portrait bronze-plated and hung in the famous Babe Zaharias Museum in Texas.
In terms of women's majors, Sorenstam ( who has the same number as Tiger Woods ( is now tied on ten with Babe Zaharias, with only Louise Suggs (11), Mickey Wright (13) and Patty Berg (15) having won more.
The last woman to make the final two rounds of a senior men's event was Babe Zaharias at the 1945 Los Angeles Open.
Names in the game: Former Pepperdine golfer Michael Putnam came within a shot of a playoff for the final open qualifier spot in the Nissan Open, shooting 68 Monday at the Industry Hills Babe Zaharias course.
Olivia made a brave bid for the trophy, which has been won by such great players as Patty Berg and Babe Zaharias.
Wie missed the cut by just one shot on her debut in the event at the age of 14 - she shot 72 and 68 then - and the spotlight has been on her ever since to see if she can emulate Babe Zaharias, the last woman to play all four rounds on the US Tour back in 1945.
A trip to Japan for the "men's" Casio Open saw her bogey the last two holes to miss the cut by one, but now comes her next chance to become the first woman since Babe Zaharias in 1945 to make the cut on the US Tour.