Today in History: Kathy Whitworth & Golf

Today in History–September 27–the Library of Congress features champion golfer Kathy Whitworth, born on this day in 1939 Whitworth is the winningest golfer in history. Find out more by visiting the Today in History section, then check out more golf and sports primary source sets.

Champion golfer Kathy Whitworth from America’s Library

Kathy Whitworth historical newspaper coverage

Topics in Chronicling America – Francis Ouimet Wins the 1913 US Open

More historical newspaper coverage related to golf

Tee It Up: select golfing images

More golf images

Danny Kaye & Bob Hope golfing video recording

Golf primary source set from Performing Arts Encyclopedia

U.S. legislation related to golf

American Life Histories (1936-40) mentioning golf

Golf manuals & books 1884-1939

Periodical articles

More curated collections of sports resources