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June 10, 2016

1stLt Patty Berg US Marine Corps (Served 1942-1945)

by dianeshort2014

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View the service history of LPGA Legend:

1stLt Patty Berg

US Marine Corps

(1942-1945)

Shadow Box http://marines.togetherweserved.com/profile/395088

Short Bio:Patricia J. Berg started playing golf at the age of fourteen. Two years later she won the Minneapolis City Championship and at eighteen she was the state amateur champion. Winning twenty-nine titles in seven years, including the 1938 U. S. Amateur, and she was easily the most famous female golfer in the country.

Berg joined the Marine Corps in 1943. She was a Procurement Officer with the Eastern Procurement Division in Philadelphia, PA until 1945.

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