As the field prepares for the 115th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship at Portland Golf Club in Portland, Ore., the USGA Members program celebrates its 40th anniversary by recognizing four decades of accomplishments in the world's oldest women’s amateur championship.
INSIDE THE ROPES
40 Years of U.S. Women's Amateur Records
August 3, 2015 | FAR HILLS, N.J.
By David Chmiel, USGA
|Longest Final Match (37 Holes)||Deb Richard d. Kimberly Williams (1984); Pat Hurst d. Stephanie Davis (1990); Meredith Duncan d. Nicole Perrot (2001)|
|Multiple Champions||Juli Inkster (1980, 1981, 1982); Kay Cockerill(1986, 1987); Kelli Kuehne (1995, 1996);Danielle Kang (2010, 2011)|
|Youngest Champion||Kimberly Kim, 14 years old (2006)|
|Oldest Champion||Cathy Sherk, 28 years old (1978)|
|Youngest Competitor||Lucy Li, 10 years old (2013), Latanna Stone, 10 years old (2012)|
|States Hosting Women's Ams||22|
|Most Frequent Venue (2)||Waverley C.C., Portland, Ore.; Canoe Brook C.C.(North Course), Summit, N.J.; Prairie Dunes C.C.,Hutchinson, Kan.|
|Winner, U.S. Women's Am and British Women's Am||Ann Quast Sander (1958, 1961, 1963 U.S. Women's; 1980 British Women's); Kelli Kuehne(won both in 1996)|
|Winner, U.S. Women's Am and U.S. Women's Open||Juli Inkster (1980, 1981,1982 Women's Ams; 1999, 2002 Women's Opens)|