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List of famous female professional golfers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female professional golfers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being professional golfers. There are thousand of females working as professional golfers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic professional golfers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a professional golfer then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list has a variety of people in it, from Riko Higashio to Annika Sörenstam.

While this isn't a list of all female professional golfers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female professional golfers?" and "Who are the best female professional golfers?"
Sandra Gal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Professional Golfers
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Sandra Gal is a German professional golfer who currently plays on the United States–based LPGA Tour. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 32

Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany

Also Ranked

#5 on The Best German Golfers

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Annika Sörenstam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Professional Golfers
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Annika Sörenstam is a Swedish retired professional golfer whose achievements rank her as one of the most successful female golfers in history. Before stepping away from competitive golf at the end of the 2008 season, she won 90 international tournaments as a professional, making her the female golfer with the most wins to her name. She has won 72 official LPGA tournaments including ten majors and 18 other tournaments internationally, and she tops the LPGA's career money list with earnings of over $22 million—over $3 million ahead of her nearest rival. Since 2006, Sörenstam has held dual American and Swedish citizenship. The winner of a record eight Player of the Year awards, and six Vare ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 47

Birthplace: Bro, Sweden, Sweden

Also Ranked

#24 on The Best Golfers Of All Time

#4 on The Best Female Athletes of All Time

#10 on The Smartest Professional Athletes

#1 on The Best Swedish Golfers

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Vyjayanthimala is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Professional Golfers
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Vyjayanthimala Bali, also known by the mononym Vyjayanthimala, is an Indian film actress, Bharathanatyam dancer, Carnatic singer, dance choreographer and parliamentarian. She made her debut in the Tamil language film Vazhkai in 1949 and in the Telugu Film Jeevitham in 1950 later became one of the most prominent actresses of South India and the golden era in Bollywood; Vyjayanthimala was one of the biggest Bollywood stars with a career lasting almost two decades. She was also the first south Indian actress to become a national star and "paved a way" for other south Indian actresses to foray into Bollywood. Vyjayanthimala is an accomplished dancer and was one of those who introduced ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 81

Birthplace: Triplicane, India

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Riko Higashio


Riko Higashio is a Japanese professional golfer and former member of the LPGA Tour. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 42

Birthplace: Fukuoka, Japan