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Women in Golf - History of Women in Golfing

Women's golf history: from the 16th century when Mary, Queen of Scots, first coined the term "caddy" to continuing firsts for women in more recent years, women have been part of the sport of golf.
  1. Michelle Wie
  2. Annika Sorenstam
  3. Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Did Mary Queen of Scots invent the term "caddy" in golf?
An avid early golfer, perhaps the term "caddy" can be credited to this Stuart queen.

Jan Stephenson
About's Golf Guide, Brent Kelley, profiles 70s/80s golf "star" Jan Stephenson.

British Ladies Amateur
Find a brief history of British women's golf, beginning with the 1894 British Ladies Golf Championship. Includes a list of all the winners of the British Ladies Amateur Championship.

LPGA Players
From the LPGA, an index to LPGA golfers. Use the alpha bar to find the women golfers you're looking for.

Annika Sorenstam
Details on the career of top woman golfer Annika Sorenstam, top-ranked LPGA golfer and first woman to play on the PGA Tour.

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