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Carner, JoAnne (1939–)

Carner, JoAnne (1939–)

American golfer. Name variations: JoAnne Gunderson; The Great Gundy. Born Joanne Gunderson, April 4, 1939, in Kirkland, Washington; graduate of Arizona State University; m. Don Carner, c. 1965.

Top money-winner whose winnings include: USGA Amateur (1957, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1968); LPGA Burdine (1969); US Open (1971, 1976); Bluegrass Invitational (1971); Desert Inn Classic, Hoosier Open, Dallas Civitan (1974); American Defender Classic, All-American Sports Classic (1975); Orange Blossom Classic (1976); LPGA team championship (with Judy Rankin) and Borden Classic (1977); Colgate Triple Crown (1978, 1979); Peter Jackson Classic (1978); Honda Civic Classic (1979, 1980); Women's Kemper Open (1979); Whirlpool Championship and Sunstar '80 (1980); Lady Keystone Open (1980, 1981); S&H Golf Classic (1981); McDonald's Classic (1982); Chevrolet World Championship (1982, 1983); Henredon Classic (1982); Portland Ping (1983); Corning (1984); and Safeco Classic (1985), making her the oldest winner ever on the LPGA tour. Won 5 Vare trophies.

See also Women in World History.

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