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February 18, 1945, Judy Rankin was known as Judy Torluemke until her marriage to
Walter "Yippy" Rankin in 1967. They lived in Midland, Texas.
is a professional golfer and golf broadcaster. A member of
the World Golf Hall of Fame, she joined the LPGA Tour in 1962 at age
17 and won 26 tour events.
Rankin was LPGA Player of the Year twice, in 1976 and
again in 1977. She won the Vare Trophy for the lowest scoring
average three times. She retired from full-time competition at age
38 in 1983 due to chronic back problems and later captained the
victorious Solheim Cup teams in 1996 and 1998. Rankin became the
first player voted into the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame in 2000 under the
veterans category, and she was also inducted into the World Golf
Hall of Fame in 2000.
Judy Rankin was the lead analyst for the LPGA Tour telecasts on Golf Channel, she worked select PGA Tour events for the network as an on-course reporter and also served as an expert analyst for golf coverage on ESPN/ABC.
On November 19, 2021 she announced she would be be phasing out of broadcasting in 2022.
Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)
Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)