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Mrs. C.S. Brown

The first USGA Women's Amateur Championship was arranged on short notice and played at the Meadow Brook Club, Hempstead, N.Y., on November 9, 1985. Thirteen ladies participated at 18 holes, stroke play, and the winner was Mrs. Charles S. Brown, of the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y., with 69-63-132.

Miss N.C. Sargent, of the Essex County Club, Manchester, Mass., was runnerup at 134. Nine holes were played before and nine after lunch. The silver pitcher donated by Messrs. R. D. Winthrop and W.H. Sands was won outright by Mrs. Brown, and has been given to the USGA Museum by her son, A.M. Brown.







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