US Amateur (Women)


 

US Amateur (Women)

 
US Amateur (Women) tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

The U.S. Women's Amateur Golf Championship was first played in 1895 and, apart from the inaugural event, has always been a match play tournament. Along with the Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (est. 1893) it is regarded as the most prestigious event in women's amateur golf.

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2020
USGA
(TBA)
Aug 3-9
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (120th).
2019
USGA
Ruffels, Gabriela
Old Waverly
1-up
amateur
The US Women's Amateur Championship (119th) (Aug 5-11). 19-year-old Ruffels (Aus) beat Albane Valenzuela (Switz) 1-up in the 36-hole final. [Old Waverly, West Point, Mississippi].
2018
USGA
Gillman, Kristen
Tennessee, GC of
7 & 6
amateur
The US Women's Amateur Championship (118th). 20-year-old Gillman (USA) beat 21-year-old Jiwon Jeon (S Kor) 7 and 6 in the 36-hole final, to lift the Robert Cox Trophy for the second time in four years. [GC of Tennessee, Kingston Springs, nr Nashville, Tenn].
2017
USGA
Schubert, Sophia
San Diego CC
6 & 5
amateur
The US Women's Amateur Championship (117th) (Aug 7-13). Schubert (USA) beat Albane Valenzuela (Sui) 6 and 5 in the 36-hole final. [San Diego CC, Chula Vista, Calif.].
2016
USGA
Seong, Eun-jeong
Rolling Green
1 up
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (116th). 16-year-old Seong (S Kor) beat 19-year-old Virginia Elena Carta (Italy) by 1 hole in the 36-hole final to claim the Robert Cox Trophy. Seong became the first golfer to win the US Women's Amateur and US Girls' Junior titles in the same year. Earlier in 2016 she became only the third golfer to successfully defend the US Girls' Junior title. [Rolling Green GC, Springfield, PA].
2015
USGA
O'Sullivan, Hannah
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (115th). 17-year-old O'Sullivan (Arizona, USA) beat 17-year-old Sierra Brooks (Florida, USA) 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final, to win the championship and with it the Robert Cox Cup. [Portland GC, Portland, Oregon].
2014
USGA
Gillman, Kristen
Nassau CC
2 holes
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (114th). 16-year-old Gillman (USA) beat 16-year-old Brooke Mackenzie Henderson (Can) by 2 holes in the 36-hole final. [Nassau CC, Glen Cove, Long Island, NY].
2013
USGA
Talley, Emma
Charleston, CC of
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (113th). Emma Talley (USA) beat Yueer Cindy Feng (USA) 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final, and collected the Robert Cox Cup as U.S. Women's Amateur Champion. [CC of Charleston, Charleston, SC].
2012
USGA
Country Club, Cleveland
3 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (112th). 15-year old Korean-born Ko (NZ), became the second youngest ever winner of the US Women's Amateur, beating Jaye Marie Green (USA) 3 and 1 in the final. [The Country Club, Pepper Pike, nr Cleveland, OH].
2011
USGA
Kang, Danielle
Rhode Island CC
6 & 5
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (111th). Kang (USA) beat Moriya Jutanugarn (Thai) 6 and 5 in the 36-hole final, to become the first back-to-back winner of this title for 15 yrs. [Rhode Island CC, Barrington, RI].
2010
USGA
Kang, Danielle
Charlotte CC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (110th). Kang (USA) beat Jessica Korda (USA) 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final. [Charlotte CC, Charlotte, North Carolina].
2009
USGA
Song, Jennifer
Old Warson CC
3 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (109th). Jennifer Song (S Kor/USA) beat Jennifer Johnson (USA) 3 and 1 in the 36-hole final. [Old Warson CC, St Louis, Missouri].
2008
USGA
Blumenherst, Amanda
Eugene CC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (108th). Blumenherst (USA) beat Azahara Munoz (Esp) 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final. The 21-year old Blumenherst became the sixth player to win this event after being runner-up in the previous year. [Eugene CC, Eugene, Oregon].
2007
USGA
Uribe, Maria
1 hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (107th). Maria José Uribe (Col) beat Amanda Blumenherst (USA) by 1 hole in the 36-hole final to become the first Colombian to win the US Women's Amateur. [Crooked Stick GC, Carmel, Ind.].
2006
USGA
Kim, Kimberly
1 hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (106th). 14-year-old Kim (USA) beat Katharina Schallenberg (Ger) by 1 hole in the final to become the youngest ever winner of this championship. [Witch Hollow course, Pumpkin Ridge GC, nr Portland, OR].
2005
USGA
Ansley GC
9 & 8
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (105th). 17-year old Pressel (USA) beat Maru Martinez (Ven) 9 and 8 in the 36-hole final. [Settindown course, Ansley GC, Roswell, Atlanta, GA].
2004
USGA
Park, Jane
Kahkwa Club
2 holes
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (104th). Park (USA) beat Amanda McCurdy (USA) by 2 holes in the final. [The Kahkwa Club, Erie, PA].
2003
USGA
Nirapathpangporn, Virada
Philadelphia CC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (103rd). Nirapathpangporn (Thai) beat Jane Park (USA) 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final. [Philadelphia CC, Gladwyne, nr Philadelphia, PA].
2002
USGA
Lucidi, Becky
Sleepy Hollow, NY
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (102nd). Lucidi (USA) beat Brandi Jackson (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Sleepy Hollow CC, Scarborough, NY].
2001
USGA
Duncan, Meredith
Flint Hills Natl.
37th hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (101st). Duncan (USA) beat Nicole Perrot (Chile) at the 37th hole in the final. [Flint Hills National GC, Andover, nr Wichita, KS].
2000
USGA
Newton, Marcy
Waverley CC, OR
8 & 7
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (100th). Newton (USA) beat Laura Myerscough (USA) 8 and 7 in the final. [Waverley CC, Portland, Oregon].
1999
USGA
Biltmore Forest
4 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (99th). Delasin (USA) beat Jimin Kang (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [Biltmore Forest CC, Asheville, NC].
1998
USGA
Barton Hills CC
7 & 6
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (98th). Park (S Kor) beat Jenny Chuasiriporn (USA) 7 and 6 in the final. [Barton Hills CC, Ann Arbor, Mich.].
1997
USGA
Cavalleri, Silvia
Brae Burn CC, MA
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (97th). Cavalleri (Italy) beat Robin Burke (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. [Brae Burn CC, West Newton, Mass.].
1996
USGA
Kuehne, Kelli
Firethorn GC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (96th). Defending champion Kuehne (USA) beat Marisa Baena (Colombia) 2 and 1 in the final. Kuehne also won the Ladies' British Amateur in 1996. [Firethorn GC, Lincoln, Nebraska].
1995
USGA
Kuehne, Kelli
4 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (95th). Kuehne (USA) beat Anne-Marie Knight (Aus) 4 and 2 in the final. [The Country Club, Brookline, Boston, Mass.].
1994
USGA
Ward, Wendy
Homestead, The
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (94th). Ward (USA) beat defending champion Jill McGill (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [Cascades course, The Homestead, Hot Springs, Virginia].
1993
USGA
McGill, Jill
San Diego CC
1 hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (93rd). McGill (USA) beat Sarah LeBrun Ingram (USA) by 1 hole in the final. [San Diego CC, Chula Vista, Calif.].
1992
USGA
Goetze, Vicki
Kemper Lakes
1 hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (92nd). Goetze (USA) beat Annika Sörenstam (Swe) by 1 hole in the final. [Kemper Lakes GC, Kildeer, nr Chicago, IL].
1991
USGA
Fruhwirth, Amy
Prairie Dunes
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (91st). Fruhwirth (USA) beat Heidi Voorhees (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. [Prairie Dunes CC, Hutchinson, Kansas].
1990
USGA
Canoe Brook CC
37th hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (90th). Hurst (USA) beat Stephanie Davis (USA) at the 37th hole in the final. [Canoe Brook CC, Summit, NJ].
1989
USGA
Goetze, Vicki
4 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (89th). Goetze (USA) beat Brandie Burton (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, NC].
1988
USGA
Sinn, Pearl
Minikahda Club
6 & 5
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (88th). Sinn (USA) beat Karen Noble (USA) 6 and 5 in the final. [Minikahda Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota].
1987
USGA
Cockerill, Kay
Rhode Island CC
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (87th). Defending champion Cockerill (USA) beat Tracy Kerdyk (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Rhode Island CC, Barrington, RI].
1986
USGA
Cockerill, Kay
Pasatiempo GC
9 & 7
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (86th). Cockerill (USA) beat Kathleen McCarthy (USA) 9 & 7 in the final. [Pasatiempo GC, Santa Cruz, CA].
1985
USGA
Hattori, Michiko
Fox Chapel
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (85th). Hattori (Jpn) beat Cheryl Stacy (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. [Fox Chapel GC, Pittsburgh, PA].
1984
USGA
Richard, Deb
Broadmoor, The
37th hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (84th). Richard (USA) beat Kim Williams (USA) at the 37th hole in the final. [The Broadmoor GC, Colorado Springs, Colo.].
1983
USGA
Pacillo, Joanne
Canoe Brook CC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (83rd). Pacillo (USA) beat Sally Quinlan (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [North course, Canoe Brook CC, Summit, NJ].
1982
USGA
Broadmoor, The
4 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (82nd). Inkster (USA) recorded her third straight win in this event beating Cathy Hanlon (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [The Broadmoor GC, Colorado Springs, Colo.].
1981
USGA
1 hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (81st). Defending champion Inkster (USA) beat Lindy Goggin (Aus) by 1 hole in the final. [Waverley CC, Portland, Oregon].
1980
USGA
2 holes
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (80th). Inkster (USA) beat Patti Rizzo (USA) by 2 holes in the final. [Prairie Dunes CC, Hutchinson, Kansas].
1979
USGA
Hill, Carolyn
Memphis CC
7 & 6
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (79th). Hill (USA) beat Patty Sheehan (USA) 7 and 6 in the final. [Memphis CC, Memphis, TN].
1978
USGA
Sherk, Cathy
Sunnybrook GC
4 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (78th). Sherk (Can), who was the runner-up in 1977, beat Judith Oliver (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [Sunnybrook GC, Plymouth Meeting, PA].
1977
USGA
Cincinnati CC
3 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (77th). Daniel (USA) beat Cathy Sherk (Can) 3 and 1 in the final. [Cincinnati CC, Cincinnati, OH].
1976
USGA
Horton, Donna
Del Paso CC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (76th). Horton (USA) beat Marianne Bretton (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [Del Paso CC, Sacramento, CA].
1975
USGA
Brae Burn CC, MA
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (75th). Daniel (USA) beat Donna Horton (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Brae Burn CC, West Newton, Mass.].
1974
USGA
Hill, Cynthia
Broadmoor GC, WA
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (74th). Hill (USA) beat defending champion Carol Semple (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. [Broadmoor GC, Seattle, Wash.].
1973
USGA
Semple, Carol
Montclair GC
1 hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (73rd). Semple (USA) beat Anne Sander (USA, née Quast, then Decker, Welts and Sander) by 1 hole in the final. [Montclair GC, West Orange, NJ].
1972
USGA
Budke, Mary
St Louis CC
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (72nd). Budke (USA) beat Cynthia Hill (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. [St Louis CC, Clayton, Missouri].
1971
USGA
Baugh, Laura
Atlanta CC
1 hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (71st). Baugh (USA) beat Beth Barry (USA) by 1 hole in the final. [Atlanta CC, Marietta, GA].
1970
USGA
Wilkinson, Martha
Wee Burn CC
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (70th). Wilkinson (USA) beat Cynthia Hill (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Wee Burn CC, Darien, Conn.].
1969
USGA
Lacoste, Catherine
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (69th). Lacost (Fra) beat Shelley Hamlin (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Las Colinas CC, Irving, TX].
1968
USGA
Birmingham CC
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (68th). JoAnne Gunderson (USA, later JoAnne Carner) beat Anne Welts (USA, née Quast, then Decker, Welts & Sander) 5 and 4 in the final. [Birmingham CC, Birmingham, nr Detroit, Michigan].
1967
USGA
Dill, Mary Lou
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (67th). Dill (USA) beat Jean Ashley (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. [Annandale GC, Pasadena, Calif.].
1966
USGA
Sewickley Heights
41st hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (66th). JoAnne Gunderson (USA, later JoAnne Carner) beat Marlene Stewart Streit (Can) at the 41st hole in the final. [Sewickley Heights GC, Sewickley, PA].
1965
USGA
Ashley, Jean
Lakewood CC, CO
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (65th). Ashley (USA) beat Anne Welts (USA, née Quast, then Decker, Welts & Sander) 5 and 4 in the final. [Lakewood CC, nr Denver, CO].
1964
USGA
McIntire, Barbara
Prairie Dunes
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (64th). McIntire (USA) beat JoAnne Gunderson (USA, later JoAnne Carner) 3 and 2 in the final. [Prairie Dunes CC, Hutchinson, Kansas].
1963
USGA
Quast, Anne
Taconic GC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (63rd). Anne Welts (USA, née Quast, then Decker, Welts & Sander) beat Peggy Conley (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [Taconic GC, Williamstown, MA].
1962
USGA
Rochester CC
9 & 8
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (62nd). JoAnne Gunderson (USA, later JoAnne Carner) beat Ann Baker (USA) 9 and 8 in the final. [CC of Rochester, Rochester, NY].
1961
USGA
Quast, Anne
Tacoma G&CC
14 & 13
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (61st). Anne Decker (USA, née Quast, then Decker, Welts & Sander) beat Phyllis Pruess (USA) 14 & 13 in the final. [Tacoma G&CC, Lakewood, nr Tacoma, Washington].
1960
USGA
Tulsa CC
6 & 5
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (60th). JoAnne Gunderson (USA, later JoAnne Carner) beat Jean Ashley (USA) 6 and 5 in the final. [Tulsa CC, Tulsa, OK].
1959
USGA
McIntire, Barbara
Congressional CC
4 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (59th). McIntire (USA) beat Joanne Goodwin (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [Congressional CC, Bethesda, Maryland].
1958
USGA
Quast, Anne
Wee Burn CC
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (58th). Anne Quast (USA, née Quast, then Decker, Welts & Sander) beat Barbara Romack (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Wee Burn CC, Darien, Conn.].
1957
USGA
Del Paso CC
8 & 6
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (57th). JoAnne Gunderson (USA, later JoAnne Carner) beat Ann Casey Johnstone (USA) 8 and 6 in the final. [Del Paso CC, Sacramento, CA].
1956
USGA
Stewart, Marlene
Meridian Hills CC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (56th). Stewart (Can) beat JoAnne Gunderson (USA, later JoAnne Carner) 2 and 1 in the final. [Meridian Hills CC, Indianapolis, Ind.].
1955
USGA
Lesser, Patricia
Myers Park CC
7 & 6
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (55th). Lesser (USA) beat Jane Nelson (USA) 7 and 6 in the final. [Myers Park CC, Charlotte, NC].
1954
USGA
Romack, Barbara
Allegheny CC
4 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (54th). Romack (USA) beat Mickey Wright (USA) 4 and 2 in the final. [Allegheny CC, Sewickley, PA].
1953
USGA
Faulk, Mary Lena
Rhode Island CC
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (53rd). Faulk (USA) beat Polly Riley (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Rhode Island CC, Barrington, RI].
1952
USGA
Pung, Jackie
Waverley CC, OR
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (52nd). Pung (USA) beat Shirley McFedters (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [Waverley CC, Portland, Oregon].
1951
USGA
Kirby, Dorothy
Town & CC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (51st). Kirby (USA) beat Claire Doran (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [Town & Country Club, St Paul, Minn.].
1950
USGA
6 & 4
amateur
The US Women's Amateur Championship (50th). Hanson (USA) beat Mae Murray (USA) 6 and 4 in the final. [East Lake GC, Atlanta, GA; at the time known as the East Lake course of Atlanta Athletic Club].
1949
USGA
Porter, Dorothy
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (49th). Porter (USA, née Germain) beat Dorothy Kielty (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [East Course, Merion GC, Ardmore, nr Philadelphia, PA].
1948
USGA
Lenczyk, Grace
4 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (48th). Lenczyk (USA) beat Helen Sigel (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [Pebble Beach Golf Links, Monterey Peninsula, CA].
1947
USGA
Franklin Hills CC
2 holes
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (47th). Suggs (USA) beat Dorothy Kirby (USA) by 2 holes in the final. [Franklin Hills CC, Franklin, Mich.].
1946
USGA
11 & 9
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (46th). Zaharias (USA) beat Clara Sherman (USA) 11 & 9 in the final. [Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, Oklahoma].
1945
x
(not played)
x
n/a
Championship not played due to World War II.
1944
x
(not played)
x
n/a
Championship not played due to World War II.
1943
x
(not played)
x
n/a
Championship not played due to World War II.
1942
x
(not played)
x
n/a
Championship not played due to World War II.
1941
USGA
Hicks, Betty
5 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (45th). Betty Hicks Newell (USA) beat Helen Sigel (USA) 5 and 3 in the final. [The Country Club, Brookline, Boston, Mass.].
1940
USGA
Jameson, Betty
6 & 5
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (44th). Defending champion Jameson (USA) beat Jane Cochran (USA) 6 and 5 in the final. [Pebble Beach Golf Links, Monterey Peninsula, CA].
1939
USGA
Jameson, Betty
Wee Burn CC
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (43rd). Jameson (USA) beat Dorothy Kirby (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Wee Burn CC, Darien, Conn.].
1938
USGA
Westmoreland CC
6 & 5
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (42nd). Berg (USA) beat defending champion Estelle Lawson Page (USA) 6 and 5 in the final. [Westmoreland CC, Wilmette, IL].
1937
USGA
Page, Estelle
Memphis CC
7 & 6
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (41st). Page (USA, née Lawson) beat Patty Berg (USA) 7 and 6 in the final. [Memphis CC, Memphis, TN].
1936
USGA
Barton, Pamela
Canoe Brook CC
4 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (40th). Barton (Eng) beat Maureen Orcutt (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [Canoe Brook CC, Summit, NJ].
1935
USGA
Collett Vare, Glenna
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (39th). Glenna Collett Vare (USA) beat Patty Berg (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Interlachen CC, Edina, nr Minneapolis, Minnesota].
1934
USGA
Van Wie, Virginia
Whitemarsh Valley
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (38th). Van Wie (USA) recorded her third straight US Amateur title, beating Dorothy Traung (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].
1933
USGA
Van Wie, Virginia
Exmoor CC
4 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (37th). Defending champion Van Wie (USA) beat Helen Hicks (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [Exmoor CC, Highland Park, nr Chicago, IL].
1932
USGA
Van Wie, Virginia
10 & 8
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (36th). Van Wie (USA) beat Glenna Collett Vare (USA) 10 and 8 in the 36-hole final. [Salem CC, Peabody, Mass.].
1931
USGA
Hicks, Helen
Buffalo CC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (35th). Hicks (USA) beat Glenna Collett Vare (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [CC of Buffalo, Williamsville, nr Buffalo, NY].
1930
USGA
Collett Vare, Glenna
6 & 5
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (34th). Glenna Collett (USA) claimed her third straight US Amateur title beating Virginia Van Wie (USA) 6 and 5 in the final. [Los Angeles CC, Los Angeles, CA].
1929
USGA
Collett Vare, Glenna
4 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (33rd). Defending champion Glenna Collett (USA) beat Leona Pressler (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [South course, Oakland Hills CC, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan].
1928
USGA
Collett Vare, Glenna
Homestead, The
13 & 12
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (32nd). Glenna Collett (USA) beat Virginia Van Wie (USA) 13 and 12 in the 36-hole final. [Cascades course, The Homestead, Hot Springs, Virginia].
1927
USGA
Horn, Miriam
Cherry Valley Club
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (31st). Miriam Burns Horn (USA, née Burns) beat Maureen Orcutt (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. [Cherry Valley Club, Garden City, NY].
1926
USGA
Stetson, Helen
3 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (30th). Stetson (USA) beat Elizabeth Goss (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [East Course, Merion GC, Ardmore, nr Philadelphia, PA. Merion was run by Merion Cricket Club at this time].
1925
USGA
Collett Vare, Glenna
St Louis CC
9 & 8
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (29th). Glenna Collett (USA) beat Alexa Stirling Fraser (USA) 9 and 8 in the final. [St Louis CC, Clayton, Missouri].
1924
USGA
Campbell, Dorothy
Rhode Island CC
7 & 6
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (28th). Dorothy Campbell (Scot) beat Mary Browne (USA) 7 and 6 in the final. [Rhode Island CC, Barrington, RI].
1923
USGA
Cummings, Edith
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (27th). Cummings (USA) beat Alexa Stirling (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [West course, Westchester CC, Rye, NY].
1922
USGA
Collett Vare, Glenna
Greenbrier GC, WV
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (26th). Glenna Collet (USA) beat Margaret Gavin (Eng) 5 and 4 in the final. [Old White TPC course, Greenbrier GC, White Sulphur Springs, WV].
1921
USGA
Hollins, Marion
Hollywood GC, NJ
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (25th). Hollins (USA) beat defending champion Alexa Stirling (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. [Hollywood GC, Deal, NJ].
1920
USGA
Stirling, Alexa
Mayfield CC
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (24th). Stirling (USA) won her third straight US Women's Amateur title beat Dorothy Campbell Hurd (Scot) 5 and 4 in the final. [Mayfield CC, South Euclid, nr Cleveland, OH. Now part of the Mayfield Sand Ridge Club].
1919
USGA
Stirling, Alexa
Shawnee CC
6 & 5
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (23rd). Defending champion Stirling (USA) beat Margaret Gavin (Eng) 6 and 5 in the final. [Shawnee CC, nr Stroudsburg, PA. Now Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort].
1918
x
(not played)
x
n/a
Championship not played due to World War I.
1917
x
(not played)
x
n/a
Championship not played due to World War I.
1916
USGA
Stirling, Alexa
Belmont CC, Mass.
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (22nd). Stirling (USA) beat Mildred Caverly (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [Belmont Springs CC, Belmont, Mass. Now Belmont CC].
1915
USGA
Vanderbeck, Florence
Onwentsia
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (21st). Vanderbeck (USA) beat Margaret Gavin (Eng) 3 and 2 in the final. [Onwentsia Club, Lake Forest, Illinois].
1914
USGA
Harley, Katherine
Nassau CC
1 hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (20th). Harley (USA) beat Elaine Rosenthal (USA) by 1 hole in the final. [Nassau CC, Glen Cove, Long Island, NY].
1913
USGA
Ravenscroft, Gladys
2 holes
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (19th). Ravenscroft (Eng) beat Marion Hollins (USA) by 2 holes in the final. [Wilmington CC, Wilmington, Delaware].
1912
USGA
Curtis, Margaret
Essex County Club
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (18th). Defending champion Curtis (USA) beat Nonna Barlow (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Essex County Club, Manchester, MA].
1911
USGA
Curtis, Margaret
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (17th). Curtis (USA) beat Lillian Hyde (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. [Original Old course, Baltusrol GC, Springfield, NJ].
1910
USGA
Campbell, Dorothy
Flossmoor CC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (16th). Defending champion Campbell (Scot) beat Mrs. G.M. Martin (Eng) 2 and 1 in the final. [Homewood CC, Flossmoor, IL. Now called Flossmoor CC].
1909
USGA
Campbell, Dorothy
3 & 2
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (15th). Campbell (Scot) beat Nonna Barlow (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Haverford course, Merion GC, Ardmore, nr Philadelphia, PA. Merion was run by Merion Cricket Club at this time. The Haverford course closed in 1912].
1908
USGA
Harley, Katherine
Chevy Chase Club
6 & 5
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (14th). Harley (USA) beat Mrs T.H. Polhemus (USA) 6 and 5 in the final. [Chevy Chase Club, Chevy Chase, Maryland].
1907
USGA
Curtis, Margaret
Midlothian CC
7 & 6
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (13th). Curtis (USA) beat her sister and defending champion Harriot Curtis (USA) 7 and 6 in the final. In 1932 the Curtis sisters donated the Curtis Cup for the biennial golfing competition between the USA and Gt Britain. [Midlothian CC, Midlothian, nr Chicago, IL].
1906
USGA
Curtis, Harriot
Brae Burn CC, MA
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (12th). Curtis (USA) beat Mary Adams (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [Brae Burn CC, West Newton, Mass.].
1905
USGA
MacKay, Pauline
Morris County GC
1 hole
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (11th). MacKay (USA) beat Margaret Curtis (USA) by 1 hole in the final. [Morris County GC, Morristown, NJ].
1904
USGA
Bishop, Georgianna
5 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (10th). Bishop (USA) beat Mrs E.F. Sandford 5 and 3 in the 18-hole final. [Haverford course, Merion GC, Ardmore, nr Philadelphia, PA. Merion was run by Merion Cricket Club at this time. The Haverford course closed in 1912].
1903
USGA
Anthony, Bessie
7 & 6
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (9th). Anthony (USA) beat J. Anna Carpenter (USA) 7 and 6 in the final. [Chicago GC, Wheaton, nr Chicago, IL].
1902
USGA
Hecker, Genevieve
4 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (8th). Defending champion Hecker (USA) beat Louisa Wells (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [The Country Club, Brookline, Boston, Mass.].
1901
USGA
Hecker, Genevieve
5 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (7th). Hecker (USA) beat Lucy Herron (USA) 5 and 3 in the final. [Original Old course, Baltusrol GC, Springfield, NJ].
1900
USGA
Griscom, Frances
6 & 5
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (6th). Griscom (USA) beat Margaret Curtis (USA) 6 and 5 in the final. [Shinnecock Hills GC, Southampton, Long Island, NY].
1899
USGA
Underhill, Ruth
Philadelphia CC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (5th). Underhill (USA) beat Margaret Fox (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [Bala course, Philadelphia CC, Philadelphia, PA. The Bala course no longer exists].
1898
USGA
Hoyt, Beatrix
Ardsley CC
5 & 3
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (4th). Hoyt (USA) claimed her third straight US Amatuer title beating Maude Wetmore (USA) 5 and 3 in the final. [Ardsley CC, Ardsley-on-Hudson, NY].
1897
USGA
Hoyt, Beatrix
Essex County Club
5 & 4
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (3rd). Defending champion Hoyt (USA) beat Nellie Sargent (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. [Essex County Club, Manchester, MA].
1896
USGA
Hoyt, Beatrix
Morris County GC
2 & 1
n/a
The US Women's Amateur Championship (2nd). Hoyt (USA) beat Mrs Arthur Turnure (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. This was the second year of the competition and the first to be played on a match play basis. [Morris County GC, Morristown, NJ].
1895
USGA
Brown, Lucy
Meadow Brook, NY
132
n/a
The inaugural US Women's Amateur Championship, and only one played on a strokeplay basis. Second-placed Nellie Sargent (USA) finished 2-shots behind Mrs Charles S. "Lucy" Brown (USA, of Shinnecock Hills GC), who shot a course record 132 for this 18-hole event (played on a 9-hole course). This was Brown's only appearance in a US Women's Amateur. [Meadow Brook Club, Hempstead, NY. Now located in Jericho, NY].
 

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