All Winners of the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship

Kelli Kuehne is on the list of US Womens Amateur winners
The U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, conducted by the United States Golf Association (USGA), is the pre-eminent amateur tournament in the United States for women golfers. It is also ranked by most golf observers as the most-important tournament for women amateurs (the British Women's Championship being the other "amateur major" for women) around the world.

The U.S. Women's Amateur was first played in 1895, and the full list of champions appears below. First, let's answer a question: Who has won this tournament most often?

Multiple Winners of the U.S. Women's Amateur

The record-holder is Glenna Collet Vare, with six wins. These are all the golfers in tournament history who've won it two or more times:
  • 6 wins: Glenna Collett Vare
  • 5 wins: JoAnne Gunderson Carner
  • 3 wins: Beatrix Hoyt, Margaret Curtis, Dorothy Campbell, Alexa Stirling, Virginia Van Wie, Anne Quast, Juli Inkster
  • 2 wins: Genevieve Hecker, Katherine Harley, Betty Jameson, Barbara McIntire, Beth Daniel, Kay Cockerill, Vicki Goetze, Kelli Kuehne, Danielle Kang, Kristen Gillman

The Full List: U.S. Women's Amateur Championship Winners

Matches throughout the tournament are 18 holes, with the exception of the championship match, which is 36 holes. All tournaments except the first, in 1895, have been conducted as match play.

2019 — Gabriela Ruffels def. Albane Valenzuela, 1-up
2018 — Kristen Gillman def. Jiwon Jeon, 7 and 6
2017 — Sophia Schubert def. Albane Valenzuela, 6 and 5
2016 — Eun Jeong Seong def. Virginia Elena Carta, 1-up
2015 — Hannah O'Sullivan def. Sierra Brooks, 3 and 2
2014 — Kristen Gillman def. Brooke Henderson, 2-up
2013 — Emma Talley def. Cindy Feng, 2 and 1
2012 — Lydia Ko def. Jaye Marie Green, 3 and 1
2011 — Danielle Kang def. Moriya Jutanugarn, 6 and 5
2010 — Danielle Kang def. Jessica Korda, 2 and 1
2009 — Jennifer Song def. Jennifer Johnson, 3 and 1
2008 — Amanda Blumenherst def. Azahara Munoz, 2 and 1
2007 — Maria Jose Uribe def. Amanda Blumenherst, 1-up
2006 — Kimberly Kim def. Katharina Schallenberg, 1-up
2005 — Morgan Pressel def. Maru Martinez, 9 and 8
2004 — Jane Park def. Amanda McCurdy, 2-up
2003 — Virada Nirapathpongporn def. Jane Park, 2 and 1
2002 — Becky Lucidi def. Brandi Jackson, 3 and 2
2001 — Meredith Duncan def. Nicole Perrot, 1-up (37 holes)
2000 — Marcy Newton def. Laura Myerscough, 8 and 7
1999 — Dorothy Delasin def. Jimin Kang, 4 and 3
1998 — Grace Park def. Jenny Chuasiriporn, 7 and 6
1997 — Silvia Cavalleri def. Robin Burke, 5 and 4
1996 — Kelli Kuehne def. Marisa Baena, 2 and 1
1995 — Kelli Kuehne def. Anne–Marie Knight, 4 and 3
1994 — Wendy Ward def. Jill McGill, 2-up
1993 — Jill McGill def. Sarah LeBrun Ingram, 1-up
1992 — Vicki Goetze def. Annika Sorenstam, 1-up
1991 — Amy Fruhwirth def. Heidi Voorhees, 5 and 4
1990 — Pat Hurst def. Stephanie Davis, 1-up (37 holes)
1989 — Vicki Goetze def. Brandie Burton, 4 and 3
1988 — Pearl Sinn def. Karen Noble, 6 and 5
1987 — Kay Cockerill def. Tracy Kerdyk, 3 and 2
1986 — Kay Cockerill def. Kathleen McCarthy, 9 and 7
1985 — Michiko Hattori def. Cheryl Stacy, 5 and 4
1984 — Deb Richard def. Kimberly Williams, 1-up (37 holes)
1983 — Joanne Pacillo def. Sally Quinlan, 2 and 1
1982 — Juli Simpson Inkster def. Cathy Hanlon, 4 and 3
1981 — Juli Simpson Inkster def. Lindy Goggin, 1-up
1980 — Juli Simpson Inkster def. Patti Rizzo, 2-up
1979 — Carolyn Hill def. Patty Sheehan, 7 and 6
1978 — Cathy Sherk def. Judith Oliver, 4 and 3
1977 — Beth Daniel def. Cathy Sherk, 3 and 1
1976 — Donna Horton def. Marianne Bretton, 2 and 1
1975 — Beth Daniel def. Donna Horton, 3 and 2
1974 — Cynthia Hill def. Carol Semple, 5 and 4
1973 — Carol Semple def. Anne Quast Sander, 1-up
1972 — Mary Budke def. Cynthia Hill, 5 and 4
1971 — Laura Baugh def. Beth Barry, 1-up
1970 — Martha Wilkinson def. Cynthia Hill, 3 and 2
1969 — Catherine Lacoste def. Shelley Hamlin, 3 and 2
1968 — JoAnne Gunderson Carner def. Anne Quast Sander, 5 and 4
1967 — Mary Lou Dill def. Jean Ashley, 5 and 4
1966 — JoAnne Gunderson def. Marlene Stewart Streit, 1-up (41 holes)
1965 — Jean Ashley def. Anne Quast Sander, 5 and 4
1964 — Barbara McIntire def. JoAnne Gunderson, 3 and 2
1963 — Anne Quast Sander def. Peggy Conley, 2 and 1
1962 — JoAnne Gunderson def. Ann Baker, 9 and 8
1961 — Anne Quast Sander def. Phyllis Preuss, 14 and 13
1960 — JoAnne Gunderson def. Jean Ashley, 6 and 5
1959 — Barbara McIntire def. Joanne Goodwin, 4 and 3
1958 — Anne Quast def. Barbara Romack, 3 and 2
1957 — JoAnne Gunderson def. Ann Casey Johnstone, 8 and 6
1956 — Marlene Stewart def. JoAnne Gunderson, 2 and 1
1955 — Patricia A. Lesser def. Jane Nelson, 7 and 6
1954 — Barbara Romack def. Mickey Wright, 4 and 2
1953 — Mary Lena Faulk def. Polly Riley, 3 and 2
1952 — Jackie Pung def. Shirley McFedters, 2 and 1
1951 — Dorothy Kirby def. Claire Doran, 2 and 1
1950 — Beverly Hanson def. Mae Murray, 6 and 4
1949 — Dorothy Porter def. Dorothy Kielty, 3 and 2
1948 — Grace S. Lenczyk def. Helen Sigel, 4 and 3
1947 — Louise Suggs def. Dorothy Kirby, 2-up
1946 — Babe Didrikson Zaharias def. Clara Sherman, 11 and 9
1942–45 — No tournaments
1941 — Elizabeth Hicks def. Helen Sigel, 5 and 3
1940 — Betty Jameson def. Jane S. Cothran, 6 and 5
1939 — Betty Jameson def. Dorothy Kirby, 3 and 2
1938 — Patty Berg def. Estelle Lawson Page, 6 and 5
1937 — Estelle Lawson Page def. Patty Berg, 7 and 6
1936 — Pamela Barton def. Maureen Orcutt, 4 and 3
1935 — Glenna Collett Vare def. Patty Berg, 3 and 2
1934 — Virginia Van Wie def. Dorothy Traung, 2 and 1
1933 — Virginia Van Wie def. Helen Hicks, 4 and 3
1932 — Virginia Van Wie def. Glenna Collett Vare, 10 and 8
1931 — Helen Hicks def. Glenna Collet Vare, 2 and 1
1930 — Glenna Collett def. Virginia Van Wie, 6 and 5
1929 — Glenna Collett def. Leona Pressler, 4 and 3
1928 — Glenna Collett def. Virginia Van Wie, 13 and 12
1927 — Miriam Burns Horn def. Maureen Orcutt, 5 and 4
1926 — Helen Stetson def. Elizabeth Goss, 3 and 1
1925 — Glenna Collett def. Alexa Stirling, 9 and 8
1924 — Dorothy Campbell Hurd def. Mary K. Browne, 7 and 6
1923 — Edith Cummings def. Alexa Stirling, 3 and 2
1922 — Glenna Collett def. Margaret Gavin, 5 and 4
1921 — Marion Hollins def. Alexa Stirling, 5 and 4
1920 — Alexa Stirling def. Dorothy Campbell Hurd, 5 and 4
1919 — Alexa Stirling def. Margaret Gavin, 6 and 5
1917–18 — No tournaments
1916 — Alexa Stirling def. Mildred Caverly, 2 and 1
1915 — Florence Vanderbeck def. Margaret Gavin, 3 and 2
1914 — Katherine Harley def. Elaine V. Rosenthal, 1-up
1913 — Gladys Ravenscroft def. Marion Hollins, 2-up
1912 — Margaret Curtis def. Nonna Barlow, 3 and 2
1911 — Margaret Curtis def. Lillian B. Hyde, 5 and 3
1910 — Dorothy Campbell def. Mrs. G.M. Martin, 2 and 1
1909 — Dorothy Campbell def. Nonna Barlow, 3 and 2
1908 — Katherine C. Harley def. Mrs. T. H. Polhemus, 6 and 5
1907 — Margaret Curtis def. Harriot S. Curtis, 7 and 6
1906 — Harriot S. Curtis def. Mary B. Adams, 2 and 1
1905 — Pauline Mackay def. Margaret Curtis, 1-up
1904 — Georgianna M. Bishop def. Mrs. E.F. Sanford, 5 and 3
1903 — Bessie Anthony def. J. Anna Carpenter, 7 and 6
1902 — Genevieve Hecker def. Louisa A. Wells, 4 and 3
1901 — Genevieve Hecker def. Lucy Herron, 5 and 3
1900 — Frances C. Griscom def. Margaret Curtis, 6 and 5
1899 — Ruth Underhill def. Margaret Fox, 2 and 1
1898 — Beatrix Hoyt def. Maude Wetmore, 5 and 3
1897 — Beatrix Hoyt def. Nellie Sargent, 5 and 4
1896 — Beatrix Hoyt def. Mrs. Arthur Turnure, 2 and 1
1895 — Lucy Barnes Brown (stroke play)

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