Bradley, Pat (1951–)

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Bradley, Pat (1951–)

American golfer. Name variations: Patty Bradley; Patricia E. Bradley. Born Mar 24, 1951, in Westford, Massachusetts; attended Florida International University.

Won the New Hampshire Amateur (1967, 1969) and the New England Amateur (1972–73); named to All-America Women's Intercollegiate Team (1970); joined LPGA tour (1974); won Colgate-Far East in Melbourne, Australia (1975); recorded 1st of 8 multiple-win seasons by winning the Lady Keystone Classic, Hoosier Classic, and Rail Charity Classic; won Greater Baltimore Classic and Peter Jackson Classic (1980); won Women's Kemper Open and US Women's Open (1981); won du Maurier Classic (1985); won 5 LPGA titles, including Nabisco-Dinah Shore, LPGA championship, and du Maurier Classic, the only player to capture 3 of the 4 modern-day majors in a single season (1986); following a bout with Graves Disease, won the Ai Start/Centinela Hospital Classic (1989); won 3 LPGA events, including the Oldsmobile Classic (1990); became the 1st player in LPGA history to surpass the $2, $3, and $4 million mark in earnings; won 4 LPGA titles (1991); won 31st career title, became the 2nd player to cross $5 million in earnings; served as captain of the US Solheim Cup Team (2000). Inducted into the LPGA Hall of Fame (1991); received the Patty Berg Award (2000).