Other USGA champions crowned at Chicago Golf Club include Bessie Anthony who defeated J.A. Carpenter, 7 and 6, in the 1903 U.S. Women’s Amateur, and William C. Campbell, who won the 1979 U.S. Senior Amateur. Campbell shared medalist honors with Dale Morey before defeating Lewis Oehmig, 2 and 1, to become the only player to win won both the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Senior Amateur.
The club also hosted Walker Cup Matches in 1928 and 2005, with the United States defeating the Great Britain & Ireland team, 11-1 and 12 ½-11 ½, respectively.
1897 U.S. Amateur: H.J. Whigham def. W. Rossiter Betts, 8 and 6
1897 U.S. Open: Joe Lloyd won by one stroke over Willie Anderson (162-163)
1900 U.S. Open: Harry Vardon won by two strokes over J.H. Taylor (313-315)
1903 U.S. Women’s Amateur: Bessie Anthony def. J.A. Carpenter, 7 and 6
1905 U.S. Amateur: H. Chandler Egan def. D.E. Sawyer, 6 and 5
1909 U.S. Amateur: Robert A. Gardner def. H. Chandler Egan, 4 and 3
1911 U.S. Open: John J. McDermott won a three-man playoff over Michael J. Brady, George O. Simpson (307-80, 307-82, 307-85)
1912 U.S. Amateur: Jerome D. Travers def. Charles Evans Jr., 7 and 6
1928 Walker Cup: United States def. Great Britain, 11 to 1
1979 Senior Amateur: William C. Campbell def. Lewis W. Oehmig, 2 and 1
2005 Walker Cup: United States def. Great Britain, 12 ½ to 11 ½
2018 U.S. Senior Women’s Open
USGA Championships in Illinois
The 2018 U.S. Senior Women’s Open will be the 61st USGA championship contested in Illinois and the state’s first Open championship in 15 years when Jim Furyk hoisted the U.S. Open Championship trophy in 2003 at Olympia Fields Country Club. The 2015 U.S. Amateur, won by Bryson DeChambeau, also played at Olympia Fields, was the most recent USGA championship in Illinois.
Future U.S. Senior Women’s Open Sites
May 16-19, 2019: Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club (Southern Pines, N.C.)