U.S. Women's Amateur Records November 7, 2016

Age | Champions | Course | Entries | Match Play | Stroke Play | Miscellaneous

Age

Oldest Champion (years/months/days) 
41/4, Dorothy Campbell Hurd, 1924
30/0/9, Helen Stetson, 1926

Youngest Champion
14/11/21, Kimberly Kim, 2006
15/3/18, Lydia Ko, 2012
16/2/21, Laura Baugh, 1971

Youngest Semifinalist
13/4, Chia Yen Wu, 2017
14/6, Aree Song Wongluekiet, 2000
14/8, Roberta Albers, 1961

Youngest Finalist
14/11/21, Kimberly Kim, 2006
15/3/18, Lydia Ko, 2012
16/2, Peggy Conley, 1963

Youngest Competitor
10/10/4, Lucy Li (82-70, failed to qualify), 2013
10/11/2, Latanna Stone (82-78, failed to qualify), 2012
11/11/12, Alexa Pano (81-75, failed to qualify), 2016
12, Marlene Bauer (90–88, failed to qualify), 1946
12, Raeanna Staples (80–86, failed to qualify), 1992
12, Pearl Jin (second round, match play), 2007
12, Alexis Thompson (quarterfinals, match play), 2007
12, Gabriella Then (82-80, failed to qualify), 2008
12, Hannah O’Sullivan (first round, match play), 2010
12, Lilia Khatu Vu (78-76, failed to qualify), 2010
12, Angel Yin (77-73, failed to qualify), 2011
12, Karah Sanford (first round, match play), 2014
12, Latanna Stone (77-73, failed to qualify), 2014
12, Alexa Pano (first round, match play), 2017

Champions

Most Victories
6, Glenna Collett Vare (1922, 1925, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1935)
5, JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1957, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1968)

Consecutive Victories
3, Beatrix Hoyt (1896, 1897, 1898)
3, Alexa Stirling Fraser (1916, 1919, 1920; no championships 1917-18)
3, Glenna Collett Vare (1928, 1929, 1930)
3, Virginia Van Wie (1932, 1933, 1934)
3, Juli Simpson Inkster (1980, 1981, 1982)
2, Genevieve Hecker (1901, 1902)
2, Dorothy I. Campbell (1909, 1910)
2, Margaret Curtis (1911, 1912)
2, Betty Jameson (1939, 1940)
2, Kay Cockerill (1986, 1987)
2, Kelli Kuehne (1995, 1996)
2, Danielle Kang (2010, 2011)

Most Times in Final
8, Glenna Collett Vare (1922, 1925, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1935)
7, JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1956, 1957, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968)

Champion in First Attempt
1895, Lucy Barnes Brown, Meadow Brook Club, Hempstead, N.Y.,
1896, Beatrix Hoyt, Morris County G.C., Morristown, N.J.
1909, Dorothy Campbell, Merion Cricket Club (Original Course), Haverford, Pa.
1913, Gladys Ravenscroft, Wilmington (Del.) C.C.
1936, Pamela Barton, Canoe Brook C.C. (South Course), Summit, N.J.
1946, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Southern Hills C.C., Tulsa, Okla.
1975, Beth Daniel, Brae Burn C.C., West Newton, Mass.
1985, Michiko Hattori, Fox Chapel C.C., Pittsburgh, Pa.
1989, Vicki Goetze, Pinehurst (N.C.) C.C. (No. 2)
1997, Silvia Cavalleri, Brae Burn C.C., West Newton, Mass.
2006, Kimberly Kim, Pumpkin Ridge G.C. (Witch Hollow Course), North Plains, Ore.
2014, Kristen Gillman, Nassau C.C., Glen Cove, N.Y., 2014
2017, Sophia Schubert, San Diego C.C., Chula Vista, Calif., 2017

Winners of U.S. Girls’ Junior and U.S. Women’s Amateur (7, *Won both in same year)
Patricia Lesser (1950 Girls’ Junior; 1955 Women’s Amateur)
JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1956 Girls’ Junior; 1957, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1968 Women’s Amateur)
Pat Hurst (1986 Girls’ Junior; 1990 Women’s Amateur)
Kelli Kuehne (1994 Girls’ Junior; 1995, 1996 Women’s Amateur)
Dorothy Delasin (1996 Girls’ Junior; 1999 Women’s Amateur)
Marcy Newton (1995 Girls’ Junior; 2000 Women’s Amateur)
*Eun Jeong Seong (2015, 2016 Girls’ Junior; 2016 Women’s Amateur)

Winners of U.S. Women’s Amateur and U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links (4, *Won both in same year)
Amy Fruhwirth (1991 Women’s Amateur, 1992 WAPL)
*Pearl Sinn (1988 Women’s Amateur; 1988, 1989 WAPL)
Jill McGill (1993 Women's Amateur; 1994 WAPL)
*Jennifer Song (2009 Women’s Amateur; 2009 WAPL)

Winners of U.S. Women’s Amateur and U.S. Women’s Open (7)
Patty Berg (1938 Women’s Amateur; 1946 Women’s Open)
Betty Jameson (1939, 1940 Women’s Amateur; 1947 Women’s Open)
Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1946 Women’s Amateur; 1948, 1950, 1954 Women’s Open)
Louise Suggs (1947 Women’s Amateur; 1949, 1952 Women’s Open)
JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1957, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1968 Women’s Amateur; 1971, 1976 Women’s Open)
Catherine Lacoste (1967 Women’s Open; 1969 Women’s Amateur)
Juli Inkster (1980, 1981, 1982 Women’s Amateur; 1999, 2002 Women’s Open)

Winners of U.S. and British Women’s Amateur Championships (11, *Won both in same year)
*Dorothy Campbell Hurd (1909, 1910, 1924 U.S.; 1909, 1911 British)
Gladys Ravenscroft (1913 U.S.; 1912 British)
*Pamela Barton (1936 U.S.; 1936, 1939 British)
Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1946 U.S.; 1947 British)
Louise Suggs (1947 U.S.; 1948 British)
Marlene Stewart Streit (1956 U.S.; 1953 British)
Anne Quast Sander (1958, 1961, 1963 U.S.; 1980 British)
Barbara McIntire (1959, 1964 U.S.; 1960 British)
*Catherine Lacoste (1969 U.S.; 1969 British)
Carol Semple Thompson (1973 U.S.; 1974 British)
*Kelli Kuehne (1996 U.S.; 1996 British)

Winners of U.S. and Canadian Women’s Amateur Championships (9, *Won both in same year )
*Dorothy Campbell Hurd (1909, 1910, 1924 U.S.; 1910, 1911, 1912 Canadian)
*Alexa Stirling (1916, 1919, 1920 U.S.; 1920, 1934 Canadian)
Glenna Collett Vare (1922, 1925, 1928, 1929, 1935 U.S.; 1923, 1924 Canadian)
Helen Hicks (1931 U.S.; 1929 Canadian)
*Grace Lenczyk (1948 U.S.; 1947, 1948 Canadian)
Barbara Romack (1954 U.S.; 1953 Canadian)
*Marlene Stewart Streit (1956 U.S.; 1951, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1963, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1973 Canadian)
*Cathy Sherk (1978 U.S.; 1977, 1978 Canadian)
Michiko Hattori (1985 U.S.; 1988 Canadian)

Winners of U.S. Women’s Amateur and NCAA Championship (5, *Won both in same year)
Pat Hurst (San Jose State, 1989 NCAA; 1990 Women’s Amateur)
*Vicki Goetze (Georgia, 1992 NCAA; 1989, 1992 Women’s Amateur)
Grace Park (Arizona State, 1999 NCAA; 1998 Women’s Amateur)
Virada Nirapathpongporn (Duke, 2002 NCAA; 2003 Women’s Amateur)
Emma Talley (Alabama, 2015 NCAA; 2013 Women’s Amateur)

Longest Span Between Victories
14 years, Dorothy Campbell Hurd (1910, 1924; no championships 1917-18)

Course

Longest Course
6,635 yards, Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), Beverly Hills, Calif.,, 1930

Most Times Host Site
4, Merion G.C., Ardmore, Pa. (1904, 1909, 1926, 1949)
4, Rhode Island C.C., Barrington, R.I. (1924, 1953, 1987, 2011)

Entries

Largest
1,381 (2016)

Smallest
13 (1895)

Match Play

Largest Winning Margin, 18-Hole Match
10 and 8, Dorothy Campbell Hurd d. Mrs. C.W. McKelvey, first round, Merion G.C. (Original Course), Haverford, Pa., 1909
10 and 8, L.B. Hyde d. C.D. Barrows, first round, Homewood C.C., Flossmoor, Ill., 1910
10 and 8, Patty Berg d. Mrs. Myron Davy, first round, Westmoreland C.C., Wilmette, Ill., 1938
10 and 8, Mary Lena Faulk d. Mary E. Nelson, first round, Allegheny C.C., Sewickley, Pa., 1954

Largest Winning Margin, Final
14 and 13, Anne Quast Sander d. Phyllis Preuss, Tacoma (Wash.) C. & G.C., 1961
13 and 12, Glenna Collett d. Virginia Van Wie, Virginia Hot Springs G. & T.C. (Cascades Course), Hot Springs, Va., 1928
11 and 9, Babe Didrikson Zaharias d. Clara Sherman, Southern Hills C.C., Tulsa, Okla., 1946

Longest 18-Hole Match
30 holes, Chia Yen Wu d. Lauren Stephenson, quarterfinals, San Diego C.C., Chula Vista, Calif., 2017
27 holes, Mae Murray d. Fay Crocker, fourth round, Atlanta (Ga.,) Athletic Club (East Lake Course), 1950
27 holes, Denise Hermida d. Carole Caldwell, first round, Sunnybrook G.C., Plymouth Meeting, Pa., 1978
27 holes, Joellyn Erdmann d. Grace Park, quarterfinals, Firethorn G.C., Lincoln, Neb., 1996
27 holes, Andrea Messer d. Lauren Hunt, first round, Crooked Stick G.C., Carmel, Ind., 2007
25 holes, Jodi Ewart d. Mallory Fraiche, first round, Old Warson C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2009
25 holes, Taylore Karle d. Kendra Little, first round, Old Warson C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2009
25 holes, Anna Newell d. Lucia Gutierrez Ballon, second round, Portland (Ore.) G.C., 2015
24 holes, Opal S. Hill d. L.D. Cheney, fourth round, Whitemarsh Valley C.C., Chestnut Hill, Pa., 1934
24 holes, Annie Park d. Calle Nielson, first round, Rhode Island C.C., Barrington, R.I., 2011

Longest Final Match
41 holes, JoAnne Gunderson Carner d. Marlene Stewart Streit, Sewickley Heights G.C., Sewickley, Pa., 1966
37 holes, Deb Richard d. Kimberly Williams, Broadmoor C.C., Seattle, Wash., 1984
37 holes, Pat Hurst d. Stephanie Davis, Canoe Brook C.C. (North Course), Summit, N.J., 1990
37 holes, Meredith Duncan d. Nicole Perrot, Flint Hills National G.C., Wichita, Kan., 2001

Fewest Match-Play Holes Needed by Champion (since six-match format changed in 1973)
103, Carolyn Hill, Memphis (Tenn.) C.C., 1979
107, Amy Fruhwirth, Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 1991
108, Cathy Sherk, Sunnybrook G.C., Plymouth Meeting, Pa., 1978

Most Match-Play Holes Needed by Champion
124, Kristen Gillman, Nassau C.C., Glen Cove, N.Y.,, 2014
122, Carol Semple Thompson, Montclair (N.J.) G.C., 1973
122, Kimberly Kim, Pumpkin Ridge G.C. (Witch Hollow Course), North Plains, Ore., 2006
122, Danielle Kang, Charlotte (N.C.,) C.C., 2010
121, Joanne Pacillo, Canoe Brook C.C. (North Course), Summit, N.J.,, 1983
121, Becky Lucidi, Sleepy Hollow C.C., Scarborough, N.Y.,, 2002

Stroke Play

Lowest Score, 18 Holes
64, Yumi Matsubara, second round, Country Club of Charleston (S.C.), 2013
65, Rachel Rohanna, first round, Charlotte (N.C.) C.C., 2010
65, Mariel Galdiano, second round, Rolling Green G.C., Springfield, Pa., 2016
65, Lindsey McCurdy, second round, Rolling Green G.C., Springfield, Pa., 2016
66, Kellee Booth, second round, Barton Hills C.C., Ann Arbor, Mich., 1998
66, Natalie Gulbis, second round, Biltmore Forest C.C., Asheville, N.C.,, 1999
66, Amanda Blumenherst, first round, Eugene (Ore.) C.C., 2008
66, Jihee Kim, first round, Rhode Island C.C., Barrington, R.I., 2011
66, Lydia Ko, second round, Rhode Island C.C., Barrington, R.I., 2011
66, Lydia Ko, first round, The Country Club, Cleveland, Ohio, 2012
66, Princess Superal, second round, Country Club of Charleston (S.C.), 2013
66, Su-Hyun Oh, first round, Nassau C.C., Glen Cove, N.Y., 2014
66, Nelly Korda, second round, Portland (Ore.) G.C., 2015
66, Mika Liu, first round, Rolling Green G.C., Springfield, Pa., 2016
66, Shannon Aubert, second round, San Diego C.C., Chula Vista, Calif., 2017

Lowest Score, 36 Holes
133, Mariel Galdiano, Rolling Green G.C., Springfield, Pa., 2016 (medalist)
135, Courtney Swaim, Sleepy Hollow C.C., Scarborough, N.Y., 2002 (medalist)
135, Yumi Matsubara, Country Club of Charleston (S.C.), 2013 (medalist)
135, Lucy Li, Rolling Green G.C., Springfield, Pa., 2016
135, Shannon Aubert, San Diego C.C., Chula Vista, Calif., 2017 (medalist)
136, Jihee Kim, Rhode Island C.C., Barrington, R.I., 2011 (co-medalist)
136, Lydia Ko, Rhode Island C.C., Barrington, R.I., 2011 (co-medalist)
136, Hyo-Joo Kim, The Country Club, Cleveland, Ohio, 2012 (medalist)

Most Times Medalist (*co–medalist)
6, Margaret Curtis (1901*, 1902*, 1905*, 1907*, 1909*, 1912)
6, Glenna Collett Vare (1921, 1922, 1924, 1926, 1931*, 1934*)
5, Beatrix Hoyt (1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900)
3, Maureen Orcutt (1928, 1931*, 1932*)
3, Estelle Lawson Page (1936, 1937, 1938)
3, Michiko Hattori (1985*, 1986*, 1987*)

Miscellaneous

Most Times Runner–Up
3, Margaret Gavin (1915, 1919, 1922)
3, Alexa Stirling Fraser (1921, 1923, 1925)
3, Anne Quast Sander (1965, 1968, 1973) 

Sisters in Final Match
1907, Margaret Curtis d. Harriot S. Curtis, 7 and 6

Mother/Daughter Match
1962, Jean Trainor d. her daughter, Anne Trainor, 4 and 3, in the second round at Country Club of Rochester (N.Y.)

Recent Holes-In-One (8)
Moira Dunn, San Diego C.C., Chula Vista, Calif., 1993
Cherie Zaun, Firethorn G.C., Lincoln, Neb., 1996
Dorothy Delasin, Barton Hills C.C., Ann Arbor, Mich., 1998
Mimi Epps, Barton Hills C.C., Ann Arbor, Mich., 1998
Alena Sharp, Sleepy Hollow C.C., Scarborough, N.Y., 2002
Jenny Shin, Old Warson C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2009
Lizette Salas, Charlotte (N.C.) C.C., 2010
Julia Gregg, San Diego C.C., Chula Vista, Calif., 2017