She began the game of golf at age 11 in On her first 9 holes she shot a 42 at the age of At age 16, she won her first tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Her father was in command of the lower area in southern Germany during this time. After the war, the family settled in San Antonio and Dodd soon began dominating ladies amateur golf in San Antonio until she turned professional, joining the LPGA in At age 19, she won the San Antonio driving contest with a yard drive. She retired in because of a recurring ankle injury she originally broke playing high school basketball.
She was a beautiful lady of dignity and grace who made you feel good just to know her. Betty was born on November 11, in Tyrone, the daughter of Verne C. In she married veterinarian Dr. Carl Richard Babe who preceded her in death in Betty is survived by a daugh