PAST CHAMPIONS

CHAMPIONSHIP RECORDS

HISTORICAL NOTES

Age

Oldest Champion (years / months / days) 41/4-Dorothy Campbell Hurd (1924) 30/0/9-Mrs. G. Henry Stetson (1926)

Youngest Champion 16/2/21-Laura Baugh (1971) 16/3/4-Beatrix Hoyt (1896) 16/9/19-Vicki Goetze (1989) 16/11/2-Michiko Hattori (1985)

Youngest Semifinalist
14/6-Aree Wongluekiet (2000)
14/8-Roberta Albers (1961)

Youngest Finalist 16/2-Peggy Conley (1963)

Youngest Player 12-Marlene Baeur (90-88, failed to qualify), 1946 12-Raeanna Staples (80-86, failed to qualify), 1992

Champions

Most Championships Won 6-Glenna Collett Vare (1922, 1925, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1935) 5-JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1957, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1968)

Most Consecutive Championships Won 3-Juli Simpson Inkster (1980, 1981, 1982) 3-Virginia Van Wie (1932, 1933, 1934) 3-Glenna Collett Vare (1928, 1929, 1930) 3-Alexa Stirling Fraser (1916, 1919, 1920) *3-Beatrix Hoyt (1896, 1897, 1898) *championship not played in 1917-18 because of World War I

Most Times in Final 8-Glenna Collett Vare (1922, 1925, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1935) 7-JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1956, 1957, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968)

Foreign-Born Champions Grace Park, Seoul, Korea (1998) Silvia Cavalleri, Milan, Italy (1997) Pearl Sinn, Seoul, Korea (1988) Michiko Hattori, Aichi, Japan (1985) Cathy Sherk, Colborne, Ontario, Canada (1978) Catherine Lacoste, Chantaco, France (1969) Marlene Stewart, Fonthill, Ontario, Canada (1956) Pamela Barton, London, England (1936) Gladys Ravenscroft, Cheshire, England (1913) Dorothy Campbell Hurd, North Berwick, Scotland (1909, 1910, 1924)

Most Times Runner-Up 3-Anne Quast Sander (1965, 1968, 1973) 3-Alexa Stirling Fraser (1921, 1923, 1925) 3-Margaret Gavin (1915, 1919, 1922)

Longest Span Between Victories 15 years-Dorothy Campbell Hurd (1909 to 1924)

Champion in First Attempt 1997-Silvia Cavalleri, Brae Burn C.C., W. Newton, Mass. 1989-Vicki Goetze, Pinehurst C. C. (No. 2 course) N.C. 1985-Michiko Hattori, Fox Chapel C. C., Pittsburgh, Pa. 1975-Beth Daniel, Brae Burn C. C., West Newton, Mass. 1946-Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Southern Hills C. C., Tulsa, Okla. 1936-Pamela Barton, Canoe Brook C. C. (South Course), Summit, N.J. 1913-Gladys Ravenscroft, Wilmington (Del.) C. C. 1909-Dorothy Campbell, Merion Cricket Club (Original Course), Haverford, Pa. 1896-Beatrix Hoyt, Morris County G. C., Convent Station, N.J. 1895-Mrs. C. S. Brown, Meadow Brook Club, Hempstead, N.Y.

Winners of Girls' Junior and Women's Amateur (5) Dorothy Delasin (1996 Girls' Junior; 1999 Women's Amateur) Kelli Kuehne (1994 Girls' Junior; 1995, 1996 Women's Amateur) Pat Hurst (1986 Girls' Junior; 1990 Women's Amateur) JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1956 Girls' Junior; 1957, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1968 Women's Amateurs) Patricia Lesser (1950 Girls' Junior; 1955 Women's Amateur)

Winners of Women's Amateur and Women's Amateur Public Links (3) Jill McGill (1993 Women's Amateur; 1994 Women's APL) Pearl Sinn (1988 Women's Amateur; 1988, 1989 Women's APL) Amy Fruhwirth (1991 Women's Amateur; 1992 Women's APL)

Winners of Women's Amateur and Women's Open (7) JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1957, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1968 Women's Amateurs; 1971, 1976 Women's Open) Patty Berg (1938 Women's Amateur; 1946 Women's Open) Betty Jameson (1939, 1940 Women's Amateurs; 1947 Women's Open) Catherine Lacoste (1967 Women's Open; 1969 Women's Amateur) Louise Suggs (1947 Women's Amateur; 1949, 1952 Women's Open) Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1946 Women's Amateur; 1948, 1950, 1954 Women's Open) Juli Inkster (1980, 1981, 1982 Women's Amateur; 1999 Women's Open)

Winners of U.S. and British Women's Amateur Championships (11) Kelli Kuehne (1996 U.S.; 1996 British) Anne Quast Sander (1958, 1961, 1963 U.S.; 1980 British) Carol Semple Thompson (1973 U.S.; 1974 British) Catherine Lacoste (1969 U.S.; 1969 British) Barbara McIntire (1959, 1964 U.S.; 1960 British) Marlene Stewart Streit (1956 U.S.; 1953 British) Louise Suggs (1947 U.S.; 1948 British) Pamela Barton (1936 U.S.; 1936, 1939 British) Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1946 U.S.; 1947 British) Gladys Ravenscroft (1913 U.S.; 1912 British) Dorothy Campbell Hurd (1909, 1910, 1924 U.S.; 1909, 1911 British)

Winners of U.S., British and Canadian Women's Amateur Championships (2) Marlene Stewart Streit (1956 U.S.; 1953 British; 1951, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1963, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1973 Canadian) Dorothy Campbell Hurd (1909, 1910, 1924 U.S.; 1909, 1911 British; 1910, 1911, 1912 Canadian)

Course

Longest Course 6,635 yards-Los Angeles (Calif.) C. C. (North Course) (1930)

Most Times Host Club of Championship 4-Merion G. C., Ardmore, Pa. (1904, 1909, 1926, 1949)

Entries

Largest 768 (2001)

Smallest 13 (1895)

Match Play

Largest Winning Margin, 18-Hole Match 10 and 8-Dorothy Campbell Hurd d. Mrs. C. W. McKelvey, first round, Merion Golf Club (Original Course), Haverford, Pa., 1909 10 and 8-L. B. Hyde d. Mrs. C. D. Barrows, first round, Homewood C. C., Flossmoor, Ill., 1910 10 and 8-Patty Berg d. Mrs. Myron Davy, first round, Westmoreland C. C., Wilmette, Ill., 1938 10 and 8-Mary Lena Faulk d. Mary E. Nelson, first round, Allegheny C. C., Sewickley, Pa., 1954

Largest Winning Margin, Final 14 and 13-Anne Quast Sander d. Phyllis Preuss, Tacoma (Wash.) C. & G. C., 1961 13 and 12-Glenna Collett d. Virginia Van Wie, Virginia Hot Springs G. & T. C. (Cascades Course), Hot Springs, Va., 1928 11 and 9-Babe Didrikson Zaharias d. Clara Sherman, Southern Hills C.C., Tulsa, Okal., 1946

Longest 18-Hole Match 27 holes-Mae Murray d. Fay Crocker, fourth round, Atlanta Athletic Club (East Lake Course), Atlanta, Ga., 1950 27 holes-Denise Hermida d. Carole Caldwell, first round, Sunnybrook G. C., Plymouth Meeting, Pa., 1978 27 holes-Joellyn Erdmann d. Grace Park, quarterfinal round, Firethorn G.C., Lincoln, Neb., 1996 24 holes-Mrs. Opal S. Hill d. Mrs. L. D. Cheney, fourth round, Whitemarsh Valley C. C., Chestnut Hill, Pa., 1934

Longest Final Match 41 holes-JoAnne Gunderson Carner d. Marlene Stewart Streit, Sewickley Heights G. C., Sewickley, Pa., 1966 37 holes-Deb Richard d. Kimberly Williams, Broadmoor C. C., Seattle, Wash., 1984 37 holes-Pat Hurst d. Stephanie Davis, Canoe Brook C. C. (North Course), Summit, N.J., 1990 37 holes - Meredith Ducnan d. Nicole Perrot, Flint Hills National G.C., Wichita, Kan., 2001

Stroke Play

Most Times Medalist 6-Glenna Collett Vare (1921, 1922, 1924, 1926, 1931*, 1934*) 6-Margaret Curtis (1901*, 1902*, 1905*, 1907*, 1909*, 1912) 5-Beatrix Hoyt (1896, 1997, 1998, 1999, 1900) 3-Michiko Hattori (1985*, 1986*, 1987*) 3-Estelle Lawson Page (1936, 1937, 1938) 3-Maureen Orcutt (1928, 1931*, 1932*) *co-medalist

Lowest Score, 18 Holes 66-Natalie Gulbis, second round, Biltmore Forest Country Club, Asheville, N.C., 1999 66-Kellee Booth, second round, Barton Hills Country Club, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1998 67-Krissie Register, first round, Biltmore Forest Country Club, Asheville, N.C., 1999 68-He-Won Han, first round, Brae Burn C.C., W. Newton, Mass., 1997 68-Amy Langhals, second round, Brae Burn C.C., W. Newton, Mass., 1997 68-Tracy Hanson, second round, Kemper Lakes (Ill.) G.C., 1992 68-Tina Barrett, first round, Minikahda Club, Minneapolis, Minn. 1988, 68-Angela Stanford, first round, Waverly Country Club, Portland, Ore., 2000

Lowest Score, 36 Holes 137-Natalie Gulbis, Biltmore Forest Country Club, Asheville, N.C., 1999 138-Kellee Booth, Barton Hills Country Club, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1998 139-Angela Stanford, Biltmore Forest Country Club, Asheville, N.C., 1999 140-Beth Bauer, Biltmore Forest Country Club, Asheville, N.C., 1999 140-Pearl Sinn, The Minikahda Club, Minneapolis, Minn., 1988 141-Lorena Ochoa, Biltmore Forest Country Club, Asheville, N.C., 1999 141-Krissie Register, Biltmore Forest Country Club, Asheville, N.C., 1999 141-Kellee Booth, Firethorn G.C., Lincoln, Neb., 1996 141-Jenny Lee, Firethorn G.C., Lincoln, Neb., 1996 141-Grace Park, Firethorn G.C., Lincoln, Neb., 1996

Miscellaneous

Sisters in Final Match 1907-Margaret Curtis defeated her sister, Harriot S. Curtis, 7 and 6

Mother and Daughter Match 1962-Jean Trainor defeated her daughter, Anne Trainor, 4 and 3, in the second round at Country Club of Rochester (N.Y.)

Most Recent Holes-In One 1998-Dorothy Delasin, Barton Hills Country Club, Ann Arbor, Mich. 1998-Mimi Epps, Barton Hills Country Club, Ann Arbor, Mich. 1996-Cherie Zaun, Firethorn G.C., Lincoln, Neb. 1993-Moira Dunn, San Diego C.C., Chula Vista, Calif.

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