Championship 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 Host Club
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
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
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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
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2012 Miss Emee Herbert
John’s Creek, GA
Miss Rika Park
Coral Gables, FL
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2011 Miss Callie Nielson
Nashville, TN
Miss Meagan Roberts
Ocean Springs, MS
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2010 Miss Ashley Lance
Franklin, TN
Miss Corinna Rees
Fayetteville, AR
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2009 Miss Alexis Thompson
Coral Springs, FL
Mrs. Virginia Derby-Grimes
Montgomery, AL
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2008 Miss Lucy Nunn
Lawton, OK
Miss Lindy Labauve
Baton Rouge, LA
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2007 Miss Stacy Lewis
The Woodlands, TX
Mrs. Virginia Derby-Grimes
Meridian, MS
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2006 Miss Taylor Leon
Dallas, TX
Miss Stacy Lewis
The Woodlands, TX
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2005 Mrs. Laura Coble
Augusta, GA
Miss Remijin Camping
Hollywood, FL
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2004 Mrs. Taffy Brower
Boynton Beach, FL
Miss Carolyn Creekmore
Dallas, TX
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2003 Miss Jeanne Cho
Gainesville, FL
Miss Sarah Jacobs
Whites, Creek, TN
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2002 Miss Anne Hutto
Birmingham, AL
Miss Nicole Melton
San Antonio, TX
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2001 Mrs. Robin E. Burke
Houston TX
Miss Perry Swenson
Charlotte, NC
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2000 Miss Sarah Johnson
Benton, LA
Miss Beth Bauer
Cramerton, NC
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1999 Miss Robin Weiss
Palm Beach, FL
Miss Tina Trimble
Greensboro, NC
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1998 Miss Beth Bauer
Valrico, FL
Mrs. Brenda Corrie-Kuehn
Fletcher, NC
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1997 Miss Jamie Hullet
Mesquite, TX
Miss Tiffany Faucette
Ormond Beach, FL
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1996 Mrs. Virginia Derby-Grimes
Montgomery, AL
Mrs. Taffy Brower
Ocean Ridge, FL
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1995 Mrs. Brenda Corrie-Kuehn
Fletcher, NC
Miss Dina Taylor
Debary, FL
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1994 Mrs. Sarah Lebrun Ingram
Nashville, TN
Mrs. Brenda Corrie-Kuehn
Fletcher, NC
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1993 Mrs. Sarah Lebrun Ingram
Nashville, TN
Mrs. Leslie Shannon
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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1992 Mrs. Robin E. Burke
Houston TX
Miss Virginia Derby
Montgomery, AL
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1991 Mrs. Leslie Shannon
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Miss Robin Weiss
Palm Beach, FL
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1990 Mrs. Martha Kirouac
Norcross, GA
Miss Virginia Derby
Montgomery, AL
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1989 Mrs. Mary Schmidt
Houston, TX
Miss Page Marsh
Jamestown, NC
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1988 Miss Robin Weiss
Palm Beach, FL
Miss Donna Andrews
Lynchburg, VA
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1987 Miss Virginia Derby
York, AL
Miss Lois Ledbetter
Rockville, MD
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1986 Miss Kim Williams
Potomac, MD
Miss LeeAnn Hammack
Oklahoma City, OK
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1985 Miss Kim Williams
Potomac, MD
Miss Page Marsh
Jamestown, NC
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1984 Miss Robin Weiss
Palm Beach, FL
Miss Michele Hiskey
Arlington, VA
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1983 Miss Lynda Brown
Fort Myers, FL
Miss Penny Hammel
Coral Gables, FL
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1982 Miss Beth Barry
Mobile, AL
Mrs. Donald M. Headings
Wesley Chapel, FL
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1981 Mrs. Toni Wiesner
Fort Worth, TX
Miss Elizabeth Rowland
Portsmouth, VA
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1980 Miss Martha Jones
Houston, TX
Dr. Judi J. Jeffries
Montgomery, AL
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1979 Miss Brenda Goldsmith
San Antonio, TX
Mrs. Robert Maclaurin
Savannah, GA
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1978 Mrs. Sam Furrow
Knoxville, TN
Miss Jean Stacy
Savannah, GA
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1977 Mrs. Robert Maclaurin
Savannah, GA
Mrs. Donald Shannon
Hialeah, FL
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1976 Miss Brenda Goldsmith
San Antonio, TX
Miss Beth Barry
Mobile, AL
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1975 Miss Beth Barry
Mobile, AL
Miss Nancy E. Holmes
Nashville, TN
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1974 Miss Martha Jones
Decatur, AL
Mrs. John Rathmell
Houston, TX
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1973 Miss Beth Barry
Mobile, AL
Miss Martha Jones
Decatur, AL
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1972 Miss Beth Barry
Mobile, AL
Mrs. Paul Hendrix
Tyler, TX
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1971 Miss Beth Barry
Mobile, AL
Mrs. Scott L. Probasco, Jr.
Chattanooga, TN
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1970 Miss Katherine Hite
Florence, SC
Mrs. John M. Griffith, Jr.
Forth Worth, TX
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1969 Mrs. John Rathmell
Houston, TX
Miss Bobbie Joe Gabrielsen
Athens, GA
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1968 Miss Phyllis Preuss
Pompano Beach, FL
Mrs. William Syms
Hollywood, FL
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1967 Mrs. Teddie Boddie
Shreveport, LA
Mrs. Scott L. Probasco, Jr.
Chattanooga, TN
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1966 Mrs. William Syms
Hollywood, FL
Mrs. Gordon P. Street, Jr.
Chattanooga, TN
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1965 Miss Phyllis Preuss
Pompano Beach, FL
Mrs. Gordon P. Street, Jr.
Chattanooga, TN
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1964 Miss Nancy Roth
Hollywood, FL
Mrs. James Lee
Coral Gables, FL
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1963 Mrs. Paul Hendrix
Shreveport, LA
Miss Barbara Fay White
Shreveport, LA
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1962 Miss Clifford Ann Creed
Alexandria, LA
Miss Marge Burns
Greensboro, NC
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1961 Miss Polly Riley
Forth Worth, TX
Miss Sherry Wheeler
Glasgow, KY
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1960 Miss Judy Eller
Old Hickory, TN
Mrs. A. T. Higgins
New Orleans, LA
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1959 Miss Judy Eller
Old Hickory, TN
Miss Polly Riley
Forth Worth, TX
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1958 Miss Mary Ann Reynolds
Albany, GA
Mrs. Maurice Glick
Baltimore, MD
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1957 Miss Clifford Ann Creed
Opelousas, LA
Miss Marge Burns
Greensboro, NC
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1956 Miss Mary Ann Downey
Baltimore, MD
Miss Wanda Sanches
Baton Rouge, LA
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1955 Mrs. Scott L. Probasco, Jr.
Chattanooga, TN
Miss Mary Patton Janssen
Charlottesville, VA
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1954 Miss Polly Riley
Fort Worth, TX
Miss Marge Burns
Greensboro, NC
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1953 Miss Polly Riley
Fort Worth, TX
Miss Bee McWane
Birmingham, AL
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1952 Miss Katherine McKinnon
Lakeland, FL
Miss Bee McWane
Birmingham, AL
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1951 Miss Polly Riley
Fort Worth, TX
Miss Mary Lena Faulk
Thomasville, GA
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1950 Miss Polly Riley
Fort Worth, TX
Miss Dorothy Kirby
Atlanta, GA
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1949 Miss Margaret Gunther
Memphis, TN
Miss Betty MacKinnon
Mount Pleasant, TX
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1948 Miss Polly Riley
Fort Worth, TX
Miss Margaret Gunther
Memphis, TN
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1947 Miss Louise Suggs
Atlanta, GA
Miss Dorothy Kirby
Atlanta, GA
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1946 Mrs. Estelle L. Page
Chapel Hill, NC
Miss Dorothy Kirby
Atlanta, GA
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1942-45 Archive
1941 Miss Louise Suggs
Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Dan Chandler
Dallas, TX
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1940 Mrs. Frank Goldthwaite
Forth Worth, TX
Mrs. Estelle L. Page
Chapel Hill, NC
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1939 Miss Marion Miley
Lexington, KY
Mrs. Dan Chandler
Dallas, TX
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1938 Miss Marion Miley
Lexington, KY
Mrs. Estelle L. Page
Chapel Hill, NC
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1937 Miss Dorothy Kirby
Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Estelle L. Page
Chapel Hill, NC
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1936 Mrs. Mark McGarry
St. Petersburg, FL
Miss Betty Jameson
San Antonio, TX
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1935 Miss Mary Rogers
Jacksonville, FL
Miss Marion Miley
Lexington, KY
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1934 Miss Betty Jameson
San Antonio, TX
Mrs. Leon Wolfe
New Orleans, LA
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1933 Miss Anita Gorczyca
Forth Worth, TX
Mrs. Ben Fitz-Hugh
Vicksburg, MS
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1932 Mrs. Ben Fitz-Hugh
Vicksburg, MS
Mrs. Walter Beyer
Tulsa, OK
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1931 Mrs. Marion Turpie Lake
New Orleans, LA
Mrs. Ruth Reymond
Baton Rouge, LA
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1930 Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
Miss Anne Kennedy
Tulsa, OK
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1929 Miss Margaret Maddox
Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
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1928 Miss Marion Turpie
New Orleans, LA
Mrs. Melvin Jone
Atlanta, GA
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1927 Mrs. Ruth Reymond
Baton Rouge, LA
Miss Marion Turpie
New Orleans, LA
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1926 Miss Marion Turpie
New Orleans, LA
Mrs. David Gaut
Memphis, TN
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1925 Mrs. John Armstrong
Jackson, MS
Mrs. H. S. Geismer
Birmingham, AL
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1924 Mrs. Helen D. Lowndes
Atlanta, GA
Miss Rosalie Mayer
Atlanta, GA
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1923 Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
Mrs. Helen D. Lowndes
Atlanta, GA
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1922 Mrs. Helen D. Lowndes
Atlanta, GA
Miss Rosalie Mayer
Atlanta, GA
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1921 Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
Mrs. L. H. Beck
Atlanta, GA
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1920 Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
Mrs. Helen D. Lowndes
Atlanta, GA
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1919 Mrs. Alexa Stirling
Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Dave Gaut
Memphis, TN
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1918 Archive
1917 Mrs. K. G. Duffield
Memphis, TN
Miss Louise Hunter
Memphis, TN
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1916 Miss Alexa Stirling
Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Alston Shoaf
Savannah, GA
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1915 Miss Alexa Stirling
Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Tom Payne
Atlanta, GA
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1914 Mrs. Frank G. Jones
Memphis, TN
Mrs. Tom Payne
Atlanta, GA
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1913 Mrs. E. W. Daley
Nashville, TN
Mrs. Frank G. Jones
Memphis, TN
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1912 Mrs. Frank G. Jones
Memphis, TN
Mrs. George Harrington
Atlanta, GA
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1911 Mrs. Roger Smith
Nashville, TN
Mrs. George Harrington
Atlanta, GA
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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 Link
2022 Julia Potter-Bobb
Indianapolis, IN
Kathy Hartwiger
Birmingham, AL
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2021 Tara Connelly
Vero Beach, FL
Kim Keyer Scott
Estero, FL
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2020
2019 Mary Jane Hiestand
Naples, FL
Lucy Nunn
Hattiesburg, MS
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2018 Susan West
Tuscaloosa, AL
Linda Jeffrey
Prattville, AL
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2017 Tanna Richard
Fort Smith, AR
Susan West
Tuscaloosa, AL
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2016 Laura Coble
Augusta, GA
Janie Carpenter
Garland, TX
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2015 Gigi Higgins
Cape Coral, FL
Anna Schultz
Rockwall, TX
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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.

Year Champion Hometown
2021 Kathy Hartwiger Birmingham, AL
2020 Kim Keyer-Scott Estero, FL
2019 Therese Quinn Jacksonville, FL
2018 Anna Schultz Rockwall, TX
2017 Lisa Schlesinger Gaithersburg, MD
2016 Julie Harrison Baton Rouge, LA
2015 Carolyn Creekmore Dallas, TX
2014 Kelley Nittoli San Antonio, TX
2013 Mina Hardin Fort Worth, TX
2012 Taffy Brower Boynton Beach, FL
2011 Mina Hardin Fort Worth, TX
2010 Mina Hardin Fort Worth, TX
2009 Patty Moore Charlotte, NC
2008 Carolyn Creekmore Dallas, TX
2007 Anna Schultz Rockwall, TX
2006 Anna Schultz Rockwall, TX
2005 Martha Lang Mandeville, LA
2004 Taffy Brower Boynton Beach, FL
2003 Nancy Smith North Port, FL
2002 Nancy Smith North Port, FL
2001 Nancy Smith North Port, FL
2000 Patty Moore Charlotte, NC
1999 Chris Spivey Pell City, AL
1998 Harriet Cauthen Orange Beach, AL
1997 Toni Wiesner Fort Worth, TX
1996 Eleanor Walker Alpharetta, GA
1995 Eleanor Walker Alpharetta, GA
1994 Dede Hoffman Naples, FL
1993 Peggy Brass Orlando, FL
1992 Peggy Brass Orlando, FL
1991 Peggy Brass Orlando, FL
1990 Dede Hoffman Naples, FL
1989 Dede Hoffman Naples, FL
1988 Marie Winks Forest, VA
1987 Ceil Maclaurin Savannah, GA
1986 Nita McMaster Lakeland, FL

Past Super Senior Champions

Inaugural Super Senior Amateur Champion

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

Year Champion Hometown
2021 Beatriz Arenas Wellington, FL
2020 Beatriz Arenas Wellington, FL
2019 Jewell Malick Heath, TX
2018 Taffy Brower Boynton Beach, FL
2017 Taffy Brower Boynton Beach, FL
2016 Taffy Brower Boynton Beach, FL
2015 Taffy Brower Boynton Beach, FL
2014 Harriet Cauthen Orange Beach, AL
2013 Cynthia Curry Charlotte, NC
2013 Harriet Cauthen Orange Beach, AL
2012 Cynthia Curry Charlotte, NC
2011 Claudeen Lindberg Atlanta, GA
2010 Wanda Carroll Jonesboro, AR
2009 Diane Dill Montgomery, TX
2008 Beth Curlin Versailles, KY
2007 Beth Curlin Versailles, KY
2006 Beth Curlin Versailles, KY
2005 Mary Lou Scharf Tulsa, OK
2004 Mary Lou Scharf Tulsa, OK
2003 Barbara P. Young Wilmington, NC
2002 Mary Lou Scharf Tulsa, OK
2001 Juanita Petrone Dublin, VA
2001 Mary Lou Scharf Tulsa, OK
2000 Mary Lou Scharf Tulsa, OK
1999 Juanita Petrone Dublin, VA
1998 Cameron Postle Slidell, LA
1997 Cameron Postle Slidell, LA
1996 Juanita Petrone Dublin, VA
1995 Nancy Rutter Tequesta, FL
1994 Kitty Lee Mann Osprey, FL
1993 Goria Ellers Enterprise, AL
1992 Maxine Gilmore Vienna, WV
1991 Barbara Russell Clearwater, FL
1990 Alice Albert Baton Rouge, LA
1989 Betty Raasch Sugar Land, TX