Her performance over a nine-year period (1965-73) may never be matched. During that time she was the leading money-winner eight times, player of the year seven times, and holder of low scoring average seven times. Whitworth won at least one tournament a year for 17 consecutive years. She was twice named Athlete of the Year by the Associated Press and in 1975 became the seventh member of the LPGA Hall of Fame. Whitworth was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1982.