U.S. SENIOR WOMEN'S AMATEUR
USGA Senior Women's Amateur Media Guide May 27, 2010 By USGA

USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Records

 

Entries

Largest

543 (2006)

Smallest

53 (1964)

 

Champions

Oldest Champion

69/6/2 — Marlene Streit, 2003

Most Victories

5 — Carolyn Cudone (1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972)

4 — Dorothy Porter (1977, 1980, 1981, 1983)

4 — Anne Sander (1987, 1989, 1990, 1993)

4 — Carol Semple Thompson (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

3 — Marlene Streit (1985, 1994, 2003)

3 — Diane Lang (2005, 2006, 2008)

Most Consecutive Victories

5 — Carolyn Cudone (1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972)

4 — Carol Semple Thompson (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

Most Times Runner-up

5 — Marlene Streit (1986, 1988, 1990, 1995, 1996)

Winners of U.S. Women’s Amateur and USGA Senior Women’s Amateur (4)

Dorothy Porter (1949 Women’s Amateur; 1977, 1980, 1981, 1983 Senior Women’s Amateur)

Anne Sander (1958, 1961, 1963 Women’s Amateur; 1987, 1989, 1990, 1993 Senior Women’s Amateur)

Marlene Streit (1956 Women’s Amateur; 1985, 1994, 2003 Senior Women’s Amateur)

Carol Semple Thompson (1973 Women’s Amateur; 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Senior Women’s Amateur)

Most Times Medalist (Match Play – 1997 to present)

2 — Carol Semple Thompson (2002, 2005)

Longest Span Between Victories

9 years — Marlene Streit (1985, 1994, 2003)

 

Course

Longest Course

6,225 yards — Country Club of Florida, Delray Beach, Fla., 1963

Shortest Course

5,515 yards — The Homestead (Cascades Course), Hot Springs, Va., 2009

Most Often Host Club of Championship

6 — Sea Island G.C., St. Simons Island, Ga. (1971, 1980, 1988, 1994, 2000, 2006)

3 — Manufacturers G. & C.C., Oreland, Pa. (1962, 1972, 1987)

 

Scoring

Lowest Score, First Round

67 — Toni Wiesner, Golden Horseshoe G.C. (Green Course), Williamsburg, Va., 1998

70 — Betty Probasco, Tournament Players Course, The Woodlands, Texas, 1989

70 — Alice Dye, Hardscrabble C.C., Fort Smith, Ark., 1979

70 — Marlene Streit, Sheraton Savannah R. & C.C., Savannah, Ga., 1985

Lowest Score, Second Round

67 — Betty Probasco, Pine Needles L. & G.C., Southern Pines, N.C., 1991

68 — Toni Wiesner, Golden Horseshoe G.C. (Green Course), Williamsburg, Va., 1998

68 — Joan Higgins, The Homestead (Cascades Course), Hot Springs, Va., 2009

69 — Cecilia Morgue D’Algue, Sea Island G.C. (Seaside Course),
St. Simons Island, Ga., 2006

69 — Toni Wiesner, Sunriver (Ore.) Resort (Meadows Course), 2007

69 — Carolyn Creekmore, Tulsa (Okla.) C.C., 2008

Lowest Score, First 36 Holes

135 — Toni Wiesner (67-68), Golden Horseshoe G.C. (Green Course), Williamsburg, Va., 1998 (medalist)

142 — Carolyn Creekmore (73-69), Tulsa (Okla.) C.C., 2008 (medalist)

142 — Joan Higgins (74-68), The Homestead (Cascades Course), Hot Springs, Va., 2009 (medalist)

144 — Marianne Towersey (74-70), Allegheny C.C., Sewickley, Pa., 2001 (medalist)

Lowest Score, Third Round

68 — Carol Ellis, Pine Needles L. & G.C., Southern Pines, N.C., 1991

70 — Muffy Marlio, Lakewood G.C., Point Clear, Ala., 1986

Low Score, 54 Holes

220 — Rosemary Thompson, Tucson (Ariz.) C.C., 1992

221 — Phyllis Preuss, Pine Needles L. & G.C., Southern Pines, N.C., 1991

Largest Margin of Victory

10 — Carolyn Cudone, Monterey Peninsula C.C. (Dunes Course), Pebble Beach, Calif., 1968

 

Playoff

Longest Playoff

22 holes — Country Club of Florida, 1963 (Marion Choate 81-17, Maureen Orcutt 81-19)

 

Match Play

Note: First year in this format was 1997

Largest Margin of Victory

8 and 7 — Anne Sander d. Arleene Wilkolaski, third round, Golden Horseshoe G.C. (Green Course), Williamsburg, Va., 1998

8 and 7 — Marlene Streit d. Mary Jane Barnes, first round, Sea Island G.C. (Seaside Course), St. Simons Island, Ga., 2000

8 and 7 — Elizabeth Haines d. Roberta Bolduc, second round, Sea Island G.C. (Seaside Course), St. Simons, Island, Ga., 2000

8 and 7 — Connie Shorb d. Mary Gale, second round, Mid Pines Inn and G.C., Southern Pines, N.C., 2002

8 and 6 — Marianne Towersey d. Valeta Pittman, first round, Mid Pines Inn and G.C., Southern Pines, N.C., 2002

8 and 6 — Karen Mabli d. Lynne Jones, first round, Mid Pines Inn and G.C., Southern Pines, N.C., 2002

8 and 6 — Diane Lang d. Annette Gaiotti, semifinals, The Apawamis Club, Rye, N.Y., 2005

Largest Margin of Victory, Final

6 and 5 — Diane Lang d. Toni Wiesner, Tulsa (Okla.) C.C., 2008

5 and 4 — Carol Semple Thompson d. Toni Wiesner, Sea Island G.C. (Seaside Course), St. Simons Island, Ga., 2000

Longest Match

24 holes — Marlene Streit d. Marianne Towersey, semifinals, Barton Creek R. & C. (Foothills Course), Austin, Texas, 2003

Longest Final Match

23 holes — Marlene Streit d. Nancy Fitzgerald, Barton Creek R. & C. (Foothills Course), Austin, Texas, 2003

Most Extra-Hole Matches, Championship

13 — Golden Horseshoe G.C. (Green Course), Williamsburg, Va., 1998

10 — Sea Island G.C. (Seaside Course), St. Simons Island, Ga., 2000

Fewest Extra-Hole Matches, Championship

2 — Allegheny C.C., Sewickley, Pa., 2001

Fewest Match-Play Holes Needed by Champion

87 — Carol Semple Thompson, Allegheny C.C., Sewickley, Pa., 2001

Most Match-Play Holes Needed by Champion

115 — Marlene Streit, Barton Creek R. & C. (Foothills Course), Austin, Texas, 2003

102 — Carol Semple Thompson, Desert Mountain Club (Cochise Course), Scottsdale, Ariz., 1999

Most Match-Play Victories

44 — Carol Semple Thompson

37 — Toni Wiesner

28 — Carolyn Creekmore

     

Miscellaneous

Holes-In-One (8)

Sally Wessels, first round, stroke play, 3rd hole, Sea Island G.C. (Seaside Course), St. Simons Island, Ga., 2000

Caroline Ramsey, second round, stroke play, 12th hole, Sea Island G.C. (Seaside Course), St. Simons Island, Ga., 2000

Ouida Cunningham, second round, stroke play, 6th hole, Sea Island G.C. (Seaside Course), St. Simons Island, Ga., 2000

Christine Malmgren, second round, stroke play, 17th hole, Sea Island G.C. (Seaside Course), St. Simons Island, Ga., 2000

Sharon Kiel, second round, stroke play, 8th hole, Mid Pines Inn and G.C., Southern Pines, N.C., 2002

Nancy Smith, second round, match play, 15th hole, Pasatiempo G.C., Santa Cruz, Calif., 2004

Patricia French, second round, stroke play, 16th hole, Sunriver (Ore.) Resort, 2007

Carolyn Creekmore, first round, stroke play, 11th hole, The Homestead (Cascades Course), Hot Springs, Va., 2009