Summer 2022

SS PODCAST: LPGA Hall of Famer Betsy King on faith, bringing hope to women & children in Africa

THIS IS THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST
WITH JASON ROMANO, FEATURING BETSY KING

Betsy King is a former professional golfer who played for 28 years from 1977-2005. She won six LPGA major championships, including the U.S. Women’s Open in 1989 and 1990, and the Women’s PGA Championship in 1992. She was named the LPGA Tour Player of the Year three times (1984, 1989, 1993) and inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1995.

After retiring, King took a trip to Africa in 2006 that changed her life forever. She formed Golf Fore Africa in 2007, a nonprofit that partners with World Vision to bring help and hope to women and children in communities throughout Africa.

Today on the podcast, we talk to King about her illustrious golf career, being a follower of Christ on the golf course, her favorite moment as a golfer, and her desire to serve and help those overseas with Golf Fore Africa.

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