Virginia Van Wie
Sixty-four qualified for match play for the first time, but none could stop
Miss Van Wie, who defeated Mrs. Vare in the semi-finals, 3 and 2, and Miss Dorothy
Traung in the final, 2 and 1.
The Championship was played at the Whitemarsh Valley Country Club, near Philadelphia.
Miss Van Wie thus became the fifth three-time winner, after Miss Beatrix Hoyt,
Miss Margaret Curtis, Mrs. Dorothy Campbell Hurd and Mrs. Alexa Stirling Fraser.
Miss Van Wie was also the fourth to win three in succession, after Miss Hoyt,
Mrs. Fraser and Mrs. Glenna Collett Vare. Mrs. Vare, of course, had won five
Mrs. Vare, Mrs. Leona Cheney and Miss Lucille Robinson tied for the medal
with 82s. The British Curtis Cup Team participated; five of them qualified but
only Miss Wanda Morgan went as far as the third round.
Mrs. Opal S. Hill defeated Mrs. L.D. Cheney on the 24th hole of a quarter-final
match after having been 3 down and 5 to play.
It was the second 24-hole match in the history of the Championship and both
were in the quarter-finals. Miss Van Wie retired from competitive golf after