Became the winner of the Rock City Ladies Open event of the 1963 LPGA Tour. She was also the champion of the 1960 Leesburg Pro-Am.
Before going pro, she won the 1952 North and South Women's Amateur in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
President Dwight Eisenhower admired her skill as a Golfer and invited her to visit the White House; the two subsequently became good friends.
In the finals of the 1954 U.S. Women's Amateur golf tournament, she defeated Future, multi-time LPGA Tour winner Mickey Wright.