Mary Bentley Mills


Born: January 19, 1940

Hometown: Gulfport, MS

Year of Induction: 1987

 

College Career

Millsaps (1958-1962)

• Played No. 1 on the Millsaps men’s team

• Most Athletic (’58)

• Won 8 Mississippi State Amateur Championships (’54-’61)

 

Pro Golf Career (1962-1980)

• Golf Digest and NPGA Rookie of the Year (’62)

• Won USGA Women’s Open (’63)

• Won LPGA (’64, ‘73)

• Golf Digest Most Improved Player (’73)

• She finished in the top ten on the LPGA money list four times, with her best finish being sixth place in 1973.





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