Jackie Liwai Pung won the 1952 Womens National Amateur Golf Championship and was a runner-up in the National Womens Open. Five years later, she won the LPGA Open but was disqualified for signing an incorrect card.
During her 12 years on the LPGA circuit, Pung won nine major tournaments. After her competitive career ended, Pung became the womens teaching professional at Mauna Kea Beach Golf Course and later the head pro at Waikoloa Golf Course.
Historical Timeline: 1954, U.S. Supreme Court unanimously bans racial segregation in public schools.