Betty Jameson

She captivated a room like no one else with her infectious smile, graceful step and charming persona. One probably would never have guessed from looking at her that she was a fierce competitor at heart. As one of the 13 founders of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), Betty, who passed away Feb. 7 at 89, had a strong will and conviction that were key to opening doors for future generations of golfers, including me. Several months ago, I had the pleasure of being honored at the Hispanic Heroes Luncheon in West Palm Beach, Fla. Betty, a local resident, attended, and...

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