Carol Mann, a World Golf Hall of Famer and Member of both the PGA and LPGA, passed away Sunday at her home in Woodlands, Texas. PGA of America mourns the passing of one of its all-time greats. Mann was 77 years old.
Statement from PGA of America President Paul Levy, PGA on Carol Mann, PGA/LPGA:
"All of us at the PGA of America were saddened to learn of the passing of PGA and LPGA Member Carol Mann. In addition to being a prolific winner on the LPGA Tour and major champion, she will be remembered for her passionate drive to expand the reach of the game through her unmatched style and grace. A World Golf Hall of Fame Member, Carol was honored as the PGA First Lady of Golf in 2008. A gifted instructor, her innovative approach in teaching the game shaped her legacy, and will continue to leave a lasting impact in the years to come. She worked alongside and earned the respect of some of the most legendary instructors and players of her time. The PGA of America will deeply miss Carol Mann and the many immeasurable contributions she made during a trailblazing lifetime committed to the game of golf."
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