Past Champions & Tournament Archives

Inaugural Amateur Champion

The Women’s Southern Golf Association’s first amateur Championship was held in Atlanta, Georgia in May of 1911. Mrs. Roger Smith of Nashville (pictured here) was the first Champion. The first medalist, 13 year old Alexa Stirling, was subsequently a 3 time winner of both the Southern and the USGA Women’s Amateur.

Year Champion Finalist/Runner-up Host Club Tournament
2022 Inez Wanamarta
West Lafayette, IN
Rylea Marcum
Georgetown, KY
Hunting Creek CC
Prospect, KY
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2021 Maddison Hinson-Tolchard
Stillwater, OK
Taylor Roberts
Parkland, FL
The Falls Club of Palm Beaches
Lake Worth, FL
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2020 Cancelled due to Covid-19
2019 Calynne Rosholt
Cedar Park, TX
Hannah Berman
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Lockwood Folly CC
Supply, NC
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2018 Calynne Rosholt
Cedar Park, TX
Sophie Burks
Equality, AL
NorthRiver Yacht Club
Tuscaloosa, AL
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2017 Lindsay McCurdy
Liberty Hill, TX
Gabriela Coello
Winter Garden, FL
Granada GC
Hot Springs Village, AR
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2016 Alex Wright
Midlothian, VA
Rinko Mitsunaga
Roswell, GA
Westlake CC
Augusta, GA
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2015 Miss Sierra Brooks
Sorrento, FL
Miss Madison Lellyo
Windermere, FL
Sara Bay CC
Whitfield, FL
2014 Miss Mika Liu
Bradenton, FL
Miss Jayde Panos
Stillwater, OK
Gaillardia CC
Oklahoma City, OK
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2013 Miss Hally Leadbetter
Bradenton, FL
Miss Laura Wearn
Charlotte, NC
Turtle Point Yacht & CC
Killen, AL
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2012 Miss Emee Herbert
John’s Creek, GA
Miss Rika Park
Coral Gables, FL
Myers Park CC
Charlotte, NC
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2011 Miss Callie Nielson
Nashville, TN
Miss Meagan Roberts
Ocean Springs, MS
The Capital City Club
Atlanta, GA
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2010 Miss Ashley Lance
Franklin, TN
Miss Corinna Rees
Fayetteville, AR
Lookout GC
Lookout Mountain, GA
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2009 Miss Alexis Thompson
Coral Springs, FL
Mrs. Virginia Derby-Grimes
Montgomery, AL
Stonewood G&CC
Albany, GA
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2008 Miss Lucy Nunn
Lawton, OK
Miss Lindy Labauve
Baton Rouge, LA
The Clubs of Kingwood
Kingwood, TX
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2007 Miss Stacy Lewis
The Woodlands, TX
Mrs. Virginia Derby-Grimes
Montgomery, AL
River Chase CC
Birmingham, AL
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2006 Miss Taylor Leon
Dallas, TX
Miss Stacy Lewis
The Woodlands, TX
CC of North Carolina
Pinehurst, NC
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2005 Mrs. Laura Coble
Augusta, GA
Miss RemiJin Camping
Hollywood, FL
Deer Creek Course
Savannah, GA
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2004 Mrs. Taffy Brower
Boynton Beach, FL
Miss Carolyn Creekmore
Dallas, TX
Hardscrabble CC
Fort Smith, AR
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2003 Miss Jeanne Cho
Gainesville, FL
Miss Sarah Jacobs
Whites Creek, TN
The Forest CC
Fort Myers, FL
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2002 Miss Anne Hutto
Birmingham, AL
Miss Nicole Melton
San Antonio, TX
The Montgomery CC
Montgomery, AL
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2001 Mrs. Robin E. Burke
Houston TX
Miss Perry Swenson
Charlotte, NC
South Course at Andrews
Joint Base Andrews, MD
2000 Miss Sarah Johnson
Benton, LA
Miss Beth Bauer
Cramerton, NC
1999 Miss Robin Weiss
Palm Beach, FL
Miss Tina Trimble
Greensboro, NC
1998 Miss Beth Bauer
Valrico, FL
Mrs. Brenda Corrie-Kuehn
Fletcher, NC
1997 Miss Jamie Hullet
Mesquite, TX
Miss Tiffany Faucette
Ormond Beach, FL
1996 Mrs. Virginia Derby-Grimes
Montgomery, AL
Mrs. Taffy Brower
Ocean Ridge, FL
1995 Mrs. Brenda Corrie-Kuehn
Fletcher, NC
Miss Dina Taylor
Debary, FL
1994 Mrs. Sarah Lebrun Ingram
Nashville, TN
Mrs. Brenda Corrie-Kuehn
Fletcher, NC
1993 Mrs. Sarah Lebrun Ingram
Nashville, TN
Mrs. Leslie Shannon
Fort Lauderdale, FL
1992 Mrs. Robin E. Burke
Houston TX
Miss Virginia Derby
Montgomery, AL
1991 Mrs. Leslie Shannon
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Miss Robin Weiss
Palm Beach, FL
1990 Mrs. Martha Kirouac
Norcross, GA
Miss Virginia Derby
Montgomery, AL
1989 Mrs. Mary Schmidt
Houston, TX
Miss Page Marsh
Jamestown, NC
1988 Miss Robin Weiss
Palm Beach, FL
Miss Donna Andrews
Lynchburg, VA
1987 Miss Virginia Derby
Montgomery, AL
Miss Lois Ledbetter
Rockville, MD
1986 Miss Kim Williams
Potomac, MD
Miss LeeAnn Hammack
Oklahoma City, OK
1985 Miss Kim Williams
Potomac, MD
Miss Page Marsh
Jamestown, NC
1984 Miss Robin Weiss
Palm Beach, FL
Miss Michele Hiskey
Arlington, VA
1983 Miss Lynda Brown
Fort Myers, FL
Miss Penny Hammel
Coral Gables, FL
1982 Miss Beth Barry
Mobile, AL
Mrs. Donald M. Headings
Wesley Chapel, FL
1981 Mrs. Toni Wiesner
Fort Worth, TX
Miss Elizabeth Rowland
Portsmouth, VA
1980 Miss Martha Jones
Houston, TX
Dr. Judi J. Jeffries
Montgomery, AL
1979 Miss Brenda Goldsmith
San Antonio, TX
Mrs. Robert Maclaurin
Savannah, GA
1978 Mrs. Sam Furrow
Knoxville, TN
Miss Jean Stacy
Savannah, GA
1977 Mrs. Robert Maclaurin
Savannah, GA
Mrs. Donald Shannon
Hialeah, FL
1976 Miss Brenda Goldsmith
San Antonio, TX
Miss Beth Barry
Mobile, AL
1975 Miss Beth Barry
Mobile, AL
Miss Nancy E. Holmes
Nashville, TN
1974 Miss Martha Jones
Decatur, AL
Mrs. John Rathmell
Houston, TX
1973 Miss Beth Barry
Mobile, AL
Miss Martha Jones
Decatur, AL
1972 Miss Beth Barry
Mobile, AL
Mrs. Paul Hendrix
Tyler, TX
Shreveport CC
Shreveport, LA
1971 Miss Beth Barry
Mobile, AL
Mrs. Scott L. Probasco, Jr.
Chattanooga, TN
1970 Miss Katherine Hite
Florence, SC
Mrs. John M. Griffith, Jr.
Forth Worth, TX
1969 Mrs. Mary Ann Rathmell
Houston, TX
Miss Bobbie Joe Gabrielsen
Athens, GA
Druid Hills GC
Marietta, GA
1968 Miss Phyllis Preuss
Pompano Beach, FL
Mrs. William Syms
Hollywood, FL
Lost Tree CC
North Palm Beach, FL
1967 Mrs. Teddie Boddie
Shreveport, LA
Mrs. Scott L. Probasco, Jr.
Chattanooga, TN
Montgomery, AL
1966 Mrs. William Syms
Hollywood, FL
Mrs. Gordon P. Street, Jr.
Chattanooga, TN
New Orleans CC
New Orleans, LA
1965 Miss Phyllis Preuss
Pompano Beach, FL
Mrs. Gordon P. Street, Jr.
Chattanooga, TN
Chattanooga G&CC
Chattanooga, TN
1964 Miss Nancy Roth
Hollywood, FL
Mrs. James Lee
Coral Gables, FL
Coral Ridge CC
Fort Lauderdale, FL
1963 Mrs. Paul Hendrix
Shreveport, LA
Miss Barbara Fay White
Shreveport, LA
Riverdale CC
Little Rock, AR
1962 Miss Clifford Ann Creed
Alexandria, LA
Miss Marge Burns
Greensboro, NC
James River CC
Richmond, VA
1961 Miss Polly Riley
Forth Worth, TX
Miss Sherry Wheeler
Glasgow, KY
Biltmore Forest CC
Asheville, NC
1960 Miss Judy Eller
Old Hickory, TN
Mrs. A. T. Higgins
New Orleans, LA
Metairie CC
New Orleans, LA
1959 Miss Judy Eller
Old Hickory, TN
Miss Polly Riley
Forth Worth, TX
Vestavia CC
Birmingham, AL
1958 Miss Mary Ann Reynolds
Albany, GA
Mrs. Maurice Glick
Baltimore, MD
Dallas Athletic Club
Dallas, TX
1957 Miss Clifford Ann Creed
Opelousas, LA
Miss Marge Burns
Greensboro, NC
Memphis CC
Memphis, TN
1956 Miss Mary Ann Downey
Baltimore, MD
Miss Wanda Sanches
Baton Rouge, LA
Cascades GC
Hot Springs, VA
1955 Mrs. Scott L. Probasco, Jr.
Chattanooga, TN
Miss Mary Patton Janssen
Charlottesville, VA
Shreveport, LA
1954 Miss Polly Riley
Forth Worth, TX
Miss Marge Burns
Greensboro, NC
Birmingham CC
Birmingham, AL
1953 Miss Polly Riley
Forth Worth, TX
Miss Bee McWane
Birmingham, AL
Chattanooga CC
Chattanooga, TN
1952 Miss Katherine McKinnon
Lakeland, FL
Miss Bee McWane
Birmingham, AL
Savannah, GA
1951 Miss Polly Riley
Forth Worth, TX
Miss Mary Lena Faulk
Thomasville, GA
Cavalier Yacht & CC
Virginia Beach, VA
1950 Miss Polly Riley
Forth Worth, TX
Miss Dorothy Kirby
Atlanta, GA
Virginia Beach, VA
1949 Miss Margaret Gunther
Memphis, TN
Miss Betty MacKinnon
Mount Pleasant, TX
New Orleans CC
New Orleans, LA
1948 Miss Polly Riley
Forth Worth, TX
Miss Margaret Gunther
Memphis, TN
1947 Miss Louise Suggs
Atlanta, GA
Miss Dorothy Kirby
Atlanta, GA
East Lake GC
Atlanta, GA
1946 Mrs. Estelle L. Page
Chapel Hill, NC
Miss Dorothy Kirby
Atlanta, GA
Dallas CC
Dallas, TX
1942-45 Cancelled due to WWII
1941 Miss Louise Suggs
Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Dan Chandler
Dallas, TX
Memphis CC
Memphis, TN
1940 Mrs. Frank Goldthwaite
Forth Worth, TX
Mrs. Estelle L. Page
Chapel Hill, NC
1939 Miss Marion Miley
Lexington, KY
Mrs. Dan Chandler
Dallas, TX
Oceanside GC
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
1938 Miss Marion Miley
Lexington, KY
Mrs. Estelle L. Page
Chapel Hill, NC
Birmingham CC
Birmingham, AL
1937 Miss Dorothy Kirby
Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Estelle L. Page
Chapel Hill, NC
East Lake GC
Atlanta, GA
1936 Mrs. Mark McGarry
St. Petersburg, FL
Miss Betty Jameson
San Antonio, TX
Oklahoma City G&CC
Oklahoma City, OK
1935 Miss Mary Rogers
Jacksonville, FL
Miss Marion Miley
Lexington, KY
Louisville CC
Louisville, KY
1934 Miss Betty Jameson
San Antonio, TX
Mrs. Leon Wolfe
New Orleans, LA
New Orleans CC
New Orleans, LA
1933 Miss Anita Gorczyca
Forth Worth, TX
Mrs. Ben Fitz-Hugh
Vicksburg, MS
Memphis CC
Memphis, TN
1932 Mrs. Ben Fitz-Hugh
Vicksburg, MS
Mrs. Walter Beyer
Tulsa, OK
Hot Springs CC
Hot Springs, AR
1931 Mrs. Marion Turpie Lake
New Orleans, LA
Mrs. Ruth Reymond
Baton Rouge, LA
Princess Anne CC
Virginia Beach, VA
1930 Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
Miss Anne Kennedy
Tulsa, OK
Sedgefield CC
Greensboro, NC
1929 Miss Margaret Maddox
Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
Metairie GC
New Orleans, LA
1928 Miss Marion Turpie
New Orleans, LA
Mrs. Melvin Jone
Atlanta, GA
Birmingham CC
Birmingham, AL
1927 Mrs. Ruth Reymond
Baton Rouge, LA
Miss Marion Turpie
New Orleans, LA
Belle Meade CC
Nashville, TN
1926 Miss Marion Turpie
New Orleans, LA
Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
Chattanooga CC
Chattanooga, TN
1925 Mrs. John Armstrong
Jackson, MS
Mrs. H. S. Geismer
Birmingham, AL
Princess Anne CC
Virginia Beach, VA
1924 Mrs. Helen D. Lowndes
Atlanta, GA
Miss Rosalie Mayer
Atlanta, GA
Nashville, TN
1923 Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
Mrs. Helen D. Lowndes
Atlanta, GA
River Crest CC
Fort Worth, TX
1922 Mrs. Helen D. Lowndes
Atlanta, GA
Miss Rosalie Mayer
Atlanta, GA
Birmingham CC
Birmingham, AL
1921 Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
Mrs. L. H. Beck
Atlanta, GA
East Lake GC
Atlanta, GA
1920 Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
Mrs. Helen D. Lowndes
Atlanta, GA
New Orleans CC
New Orleans, LA
1919 Miss Alexa Stirling
Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
Memphis CC
Memphis, TN
1918
1917 Mrs. K. G. Duffield
Memphis, TN
Miss Louise Hunter
Memphis, TN
Montgomery CC
Montgomery, AL
1916 Miss Alexa Stirling
Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Alston Shoaf
Savannah, GA
Riverview GC
Montgomery, AL
1915 Miss Alexa Stirling
Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Tom Payne
Atlanta, GA
Birmingham CC
Birmingham, AL
1914 Mrs. Frank G. Jones
Memphis, TN
Mrs. Tom Payne
Atlanta, GA
Cherokee GC
Knoxville, TN
1913 Mrs. E. W. Daley
Nashville, TN
Mrs. Frank G. Jones
Memphis, TN
Memphis CC
Memphis, TN
1912 Mrs. Frank G. Jones
Memphis, TN
Mrs. George Harrington
Atlanta, GA
Nashville G&CC
Nashville, TN
1911 Mrs. Roger Smith
Nashville, TN
Mrs. George Harrington
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Athletic Club
East Lake, GA
Inaugural Mid-Amateur Champion

The Women’s Southern Golf Association’s Inaugural Mid-Amateur Championship was held at Sara Bay Country Club in Sarasota, Florida in 2015 where Gigi Higgins of Cape Coral, Florida earned the first Mid-Amateur Champion title.

Year Champion Finalist/Runner-up Host Club Tournament
2022 Julia Potter-Bobb
Indianapolis, IN
Kathy Hartwiger
Birmingham, AL
Hunting Creek CC
Prospect, KY
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2021 Tara Connelly
Vero Beach, FL
Kim Keyer Scott
Estero, FL
The Falls Club of Palm Beaches
Lake Worth, FL
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2020
2019 Mary Jane Hiestand
Naples, FL
Lucy Nunn
Hattiesburg, MS
Lockwood Folly CC
Supply, NC
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2018 Susan West
Tuscaloosa, AL
Linda Jeffrey
Prattville, AL
NorthRiver Yacht Club
Tuscaloosa, AL
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2017 Tanna Richard
Fort Smith, AR
Susan West
Tuscaloosa, AL
Granada GC
Hot Springs Village, AR
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2016 Laura Coble
Augusta, GA
Janie Carpenter
Garland, TX
Westlake CC
Augusta, GA
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2015 Gigi Higgins
Cape Coral, FL
Anna Schultz
Rockwall, TX
Sara Bay CC
Whitfield, FL
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Inaugural Senior Amateur Champion

In 1986, the inaugural Women’s Southern Senior Amateur Championship was hosted by Palm Beach Polo & Country Club in Wellington, Florida. Nita McMaster of Lakeland, Florida earned the title of the very first Women’s Southern Senior Amateur Champion by the Women’s Southern Golf Association.

Inaugural Super Senior Amateur Champion

In 1989, the inaugural Super Senior trophy went to Betty Raasch of Sugar Land, Texas.

Year Senior Champion Super Senior Champion Host Club Tournament
2021 Kathy Hartwiger
Birmingham, AL
Beatriz Arenas
Wellington, FL
Craft Farms Golf Resort – Cypress Bend
Gulf Shores, AL
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2020 Kim Keyer-Scott
Estero, FL
Beatriz Arenas
Wellington, FL
Old Waverly GC
West Point, MS
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2019 Therese Quinn
Jacksonville, FL
Jewell Malick
Heath, TX
Craft Farms Golf Resort – Cotton Creek
Gulf Shores, AL
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2018 Anna Schultz
Rockwall, TX
Taffy Brower
Boynton Beach, FL
Reunion G&CC
Madison, MS
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2017 Lisa Schlesinger
Gaithersburg, MD
Taffy Brower
Boynton Beach, FL
The Homestead Resort – Cascades GC
Hot Springs, VA
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2016 Julie Harrison
Baton Rouge, LA
Taffy Brower
Boynton Beach, FL
Hammock Beach Resort – The Conservatory
Palm Coast, FL
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2015 Carolyn Creekmore
Dallas, TX
Taffy Brower
Boynton Beach, FL
Hot Springs CC – Arlington
Hot Springs, AR
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2014 Kelley Nittoli
San Antonio, TX
Harriet Cauthen
Orange Beach, AL
Riverhill CC
Kerville, TX
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2013 Mina Hardin
Fort Worth, TX
Cynthia Curry &
Harriet Cauthon
Ol’ Colony Golf Complex
Tuscaloosa, AL
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2012 Taffy Brower
Boynton Beach, FL
Cynthia Curry
Charlotte, NC
Winton CC
Clifford, VA
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2011 Mina Hardin
Fort Worth, TX
Claudeen Lindberg
Atlanta, GA
Palmetto GC
Aiken, SC
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2010 Mina Hardin
Fort Worth, TX
Wanda Carroll
Jonesboro, AR
Texarkana CC
Texarkana, AR
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2009 Patty Moore
Charlotte, NC
Diane Dill
Montgomery, TX
Bentwater Yacht & CC
Montgomery, TX
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2008 Carolyn Creekmore
Dallas, TX
Beth Curlin
Versailles, KY
Lexington G&CC
Lexington, VA
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2007 Anna Schultz
Rockwall, TX
Beth Curlin
Versailles, KY
Woodside Plantation CC
Aiken, SC
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2006 Anna Schultz
Rockwall, TX
Beth Curlin
Versailles, KY
Danville CC
Danville, KY
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2005 Martha Lang
Mandeville, LA
Mary Lou Scharf
Tulsa, OK
Colonial CC
Memphis, TN
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2004 Taffy Brower
Boynton Beach, FL
Mary Lou Scharf
Tulsa, OK
Colonial CC
Jackson, MS
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2003 Nancy Smith
North Port, FL
Barbara P. Young
Wilmington, NC
The Members Club, St. James Plantation
Southport, NC
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2002 Nancy Smith
North Port, FL
Mary Lou Scharf
Tulsa, OK
Tchefuncta CC
Covington, LA
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2001 Nancy Smith
North Port, FL
Juanita Petrone
Dublin, VA
2000 Patty Moore
Charlotte, NC
Mary Lou Scharf
Tulsa, OK
1999 Chris Spivey
Pell City, AL
Juanita Petrone
Dublin, VA
1998 Harriet Cauthen
Orange Beach, AL
Cameron Postle
Slidell, LA
1997 Toni Wiesner
Fort Worth, TX
Cameron Postle
Slidell, LA
1996 Eleanor Walker
Alpharetta, GA
Juanita Petrone
Dublin, VA
1995 Eleanor Walker
Alpharetta, GA
Nancy Rutter
Tequesta, FL
1994 Dede Hoffman
Naples, FL
Kitty Lee Mann
Osprey, FL
1993 Peggy Brass
Orlando, FL
Goria Ellers
Enterprise, AL
1992 Peggy Brass
Orlando, FL
Maxine Gilmore
Vienna, WV
1991 Peggy Brass
Orlando, FL
Barbara Russell
Clearwater, FL
1990 Dede Hoffman
Naples, FL
Alice Albert
Baton Rouge, LA
1989 Dede Hoffman
Naples, FL
Betty Raasch
Sugar Land, TX
1988 Marie Winks
Forest, VA
1987 Ceil Maclaurin
Savannah, GA
1986 Nita McMaster
Lakeland, FL