Pat O'Sullivan

Patricia B. O'Sullivan Lucey (September 1, 1926 – November 6, 2019) was an American amateur golfer.[1]

Pat O'Sullivan
Personal information
Full namePatricia B. O'Sullivan Lucey
Born(1926-09-01)September 1, 1926
New Haven, Connecticut
DiedNovember 6, 2019(2019-11-06) (aged 93)
Orange, Connecticut
Nationality United States
ResidenceOrange, Connecticut
SpouseC. Gerald Lucey
Career
StatusAmateur
Best results in LPGA major championships
(wins: 1)
Western Open2nd: 1951
Titleholders C'shipWon: 1951
Women's PGA C'ship7th: 1955
U.S. Women's OpenT14: 1948

She was born in New Haven, Connecticut, daughter of Marguerite Lawton and Patrick Brett O'Sullivan, a US Representative from Connecticut (1923–1925) and member of the Connecticut Supreme Court (1950–1957). She attended Katherine Gibbs College and Bradford College.[2]

O'Sullivan won the 1950, 1951, and 1953 North and South Women's Amateur. She also won the 1951 Titleholders Championship, then one of the LPGA Tour's major championships. She represented the United States in the Curtis Cup in 1952 and won several tournaments in her native New England.

O'Sullivan was married to C. Gerald Lucey, member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1947–1953) and mayor of Brockton, Massachusetts (1952–1956).[2]

O'Sullivan was a member of Race Brook Country Club in Orange, Connecticut from 1942. The Club named its inside nine golf course "The O'Sullivan" in her honor.[2] She was inducted into the Connecticut State Golf Association Hall of Fame in 1967.[3][4]

Major championshipsEdit

Wins (1)Edit

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
1951 Titleholders Championship +13 (72-76-77-76=301) 2 strokes   Beverly Hanson

Team appearancesEdit

Amateur

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Obituary: Patricia O'Sullivan Lucey, 93 of Orange". Patch. Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  2. ^ a b c McCready, Brian (November 8, 2019). "Obituary: Patricia O'Sullivan Lucey, 93 of Orange". Patch. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  3. ^ "Hall of Fame Inductees". Connecticut State Golf Association. Retrieved November 25, 2019.
  4. ^ Burrill, Jack. "Pat O'Sullivan Lucey". Connecticut State Golf Association. Archived from the original on July 4, 2007.