Carol Semple Thompson – USGA Competition History

Individual Championships – 99 appearances

U.S. Girls’ Junior (4 times)

1963 Girls’ Junior – did not qualify for match play

1964 Girls’ Junior – did not qualify for match play

1965 Girls’ Junior – lost in first round (0-1)

1966 Girls’ Junior – lost in first round (0-1)

U.S. Women’s Amateur (39 times)

1965 Women’s Amateur – did not qualify for match play

1966 Women’s Amateur – did not qualify for match play

1967 Women’s Amateur – did not qualify for match play

1968 Women’s Amateur – lost in second round (1-1)

1969 Women’s Amateur – did not qualify for match play

1970 Women’s Amateur – lost in first round (0-1)

1971 Women’s Amateur – lost in first round (0-1)

1972 Women’s Amateur – lost in first round (0-1)

1973 Women’s Amateur – won championship (6-0)

1974 Women’s Amateur – lost in final (5-1)

1975 Women’s Amateur – lost in third round (2-1)

1976 Women’s Amateur – lost in second round (1-1)

1978 Women’s Amateur – lost in second round (1-1)

1979 Women’s Amateur – lost in first round (0-1)

1980 Women’s Amateur – lost in semifinals (4-1)

1981 Women’s Amateur – lost in semifinals (4-1)

1982 Women’s Amateur – lost in second round (1-1)

1983 Women’s Amateur – lost in second round (1-1)

1984 Women’s Amateur – lost in second round (1-1)

1985 Women’s Amateur – lost in second round (1-1)

1986 Women’s Amateur – lost in quarterfinals (3-1)

1987 Women’s Amateur – lost in quarterfinals (3-1)

1988 Women’s Amateur – lost in third round (2-1)

1989 Women’s Amateur – lost in semifinals (4-1)

1990 Women’s Amateur – lost in first round (0-1)

1991 Women’s Amateur – lost in second round (1-1)

1992 Women’s Amateur – lost in semifinals (4-1)

1993 Women’s Amateur – lost in first round (0-1)

1994 Women’s Amateur – lost in first round (0-1)

1995 Women’s Amateur – lost in second round (1-1)

1996 Women’s Amateur – lost in first round (0-1)

1997 Women’s Amateur – lost in first round (0-1)

1998 Women’s Amateur – lost in second round (1-1)

1999 Women’s Amateur – lost in first round (0-1)

2000 Women’s Amateur – lost in second round (1-1)

2001 Women’s Amateur – lost in third round (2-1)

2002 Women’s Amateur – lost in third round (2-1)

2003 Women’s Amateur – missed cut

2004 Women’s Amateur – missed cut

U.S. Women’s Open (32 times)

1966 Women’s Open – missed cut

1967 Women’s Open – missed cut

1968 Women’s Open – missed cut

1969 Women’s Open – missed cut

1970 Women’s Open – missed cut

1971 Women’s Open – missed cut

1972 Women’s Open – T-9th

1973 Women’s Open – T-35th

1974 Women’s Open – T-24th

1975 Women’s Open – T-36th

1976 Women’s Open – T-10th

1977 Women’s Open – DNP

1978 Women’s Open – T-16th

1979 Women’s Open – T-40th

1980 Women’s Open – missed cut

1981 Women’s Open – missed cut

1982 Women’s Open – T-29th

1983 Women’s Open – missed cut

1984 Women’s Open – DNP

1985 Women’s Open – missed cut

1986 Women’s Open – DNP

1987 Women’s Open – DNP

1988 Women’s Open – T-29th

1989 Women’s Open – missed cut

1990 Women’s Open – missed cut

1991 Women’s Open – missed cut (by one stroke)

1992 Women’s Open – missed cut

1993 Women’s Open – missed cut

1994 Women’s Open – T-31st (low amateur)

1995 Women’s Open – missed cut

1996 Women’s Open – missed cut

1997 Women’s Open – DNP

1998 Women’s Open – missed cut

1999 Women’s Open – missed cut

2000 Women’s Open – missed cut

2001 Women’s Open – missed cut

2002 Women’s Open – missed cut

U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur (18 times)

1987 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in third round (2-1)

1988 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in third round (2-1)

1989 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in third round (2-1)

1990 Women’s Mid-Amateur – won championship (6-0)

1991 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in first round (0-1)

1992 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in final (5-1)

1993 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in quarterfinals (3-1)

1994 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in second round (1-1)

1995 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in quarterfinals (3-1)

1996 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in semifinals (4-1)

1997 Women’s Mid-Amateur – won championship (6-0)

1998 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in third round (2-1)

1999 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in third round (2-1)

2000 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in quarterfinals (3-1)

2001 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in third round (2-1)

2002 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in first round (0-1)

2003 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in semifinals (4-1)

2004 Women’s Mid-Amateur – lost in third round (2-1)

 

USGA Senior Women’s Amateur (6 times)

1999 Senior Women’s Amateur – won championship (6-0)

2000 Senior Women’s Amateur – won championship (6-0)

2001 Senior Women’s Amateur – won championship (6-0)

2002 Senior Women’s Amateur – won championship (6-0)

2003 Senior Women’s Amateur – lost in semifinals (4-1)

2004 Senior Women’s Amateur – lost in third round (2-1)

 

 

 

U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship

TICKETS – Admission and parking for all seven days of the championship are free of charge.

WHO CAN PLAY? – The U.S. Women’s Amateur is open to female amateurs who have USGA Handicap Indexes not exceeding 5.4. Entries closed June 15.

DEFENDING CHAMPION – Jane Park, 18, or Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., will defend the title she won in 2004.

THE FIELD – The 2005 field will include seven Georgia players. They are Laura Coble of Augusta, Jackie Beers of Bonaire, Alina Lee of Evans, Kyu Ri Ban of Duluth, Dori Carter of Valdosta, Diana Ramage of Fayetteville and Margaret Shirley of Roswell.

TELEVISION COVERAGE – Match-play rounds will be telecast on The Golf Channel Aug. 3-7 from 4-6 p.m., EDT.

OTHER PROMINENT PAST CHAMPIONS – Patty Berg, 1938; Betty Jameson, 1939, 1940; Babe Didrickson Zaharias, 1946; Louise Suggs, 1947; Beth Daniel, 1975, 1977; Juli Simpson (Inkster), 1980, 1981, 1982; Pat Hurst, 1990; Kelli Kuehne, 1995, 1996; Grace Park, 1998; Dorothy Delasin, 1999.

CHAMPIONSHIP COURSE CONDITIONS – The following mowing heights will be used for the championship: fairways 1/2"; tees 7/16"; collars 1/4". Putting greens will be prepared so that they are firm and fast; to measure approximately 11 feet on the USGA Stimpmeter. Intermediate rough: 1", width approximately 72" along fairways, width approximately 30" wide around putting greens. Primary rough: 2 1/4".

FUTURE WOMEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP SITES – The 2006 U. S. Women’s Amateur will be conducted at Pumpkin Ridge G.C., North Plains, Ore., Aug. 7 – 13.

MEDIA CONTACT – The Media Center for the U.S. Women’s Amateur will be located in the main clubhouse at Ansley Golf Club. Rhonda Glenn and Beth Murrison will be the USGA staff members on site. The Media Center phone numbers are (678)639-7488 and (678)639-7494.

 

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