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Alice Dye and Carolyn Lautner

1945 Hillcrest CC

Alice O'Neal Dye's first win

Tournament Records

Most Championship Wins

12 - Nancy Fitzgerald (1969, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2009)

11 - Alice O’Neal Dye (1945, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1970)

10 - Elizabeth Dunn (1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935)

7 - Dorothy Ellis Batch (1936, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1947, 1951)

5 - Jane Nelson Weiss (1950, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1957)

5 - Earla Stevenson (1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925)

4 - Liz Gehl (1999, 2001, 2015, 2016)

3 - Harriett Randall Ochiltree (1937, 1938, 1939)

3 - Cookie English (1971, 1973, 1984)

3 - Julie Carmichael (1983, 1987, 1994)

3 - Michelle Nash (2007, 2008, 2011)

Most Consecutive Championship Wins

10 - Elizabeth Dunn (1926-1935)

5 - Earla Stevenson (1921-1925)

4 - Dorothy Ellis Batch (1941-1944)

Longest Span between Championship Wins

14 years - Liz Gehl (2001, 2015)

13 years - Nancy Fitzgerald (1996, 2009)

12 years - Nina Whalen (2006, 2018)

7 years - Julie Carmichael (1987, 1994)

7 years - Claudia Mayhew Evans (1965, 1972)

Longest Span between first and latest Championship Win

40 years - Nancy Fitzgerald (1969, 2009)

25 years - Alice O'Neal Dye (1945, 1970)

17 years - Liz Gehl (1999, 2016)

16 years - Dorothy Ellis Batch (1936, 1951)

13 years - Cookie English (1971, 1984)

Youngest City Champions

15 years old - Claudia Mayhew in 1965 at Highland GCC

17 years old - Lucy Stevens in 2014 at Ulen CC

17 years old - Anne Marie Hale in 1974 at Greentree CC (now Twin Lakes)

Oldest City Champions

65 years old - Nancy Fitzgerald in 2009 at Highland GCC

62 years old - Nina Whalen in 2018 at The Hawthorns GCC

Highest Qualifying City Champion

Qualified 16th - Anne Marie Hale in 1974 at Greentree CC (now Twin Lakes)

Most Championship Runners-Up

9 - Cookie English (1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1992, 2006)

6 - Sue Fulmer (1950, 1951, 1956, 1959, 1963, 1967)

5 - Nancy Fitzgerald (1987, 1988, 1989, 2003, 2007)

5 - Jane Nelson Weiss (1953, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1966)

5 - Nina Whalen (2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2017)

5 - Dorothy Ellis Batch (1939, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1957)

Most Medalist Wins

10 - Dorothy Ellis Batch (1936, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1947)

9 - Jane Nelson Weiss (1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1965, 1966)

8 - Cookie English (1972, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1986, 2004)

6 - Elizabeth Dunn (1926, 1928, 1929, 1933, 1934, 1935)

6 - Alice O’Neal Dye (1958, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1970)

6 - Nancy Fitzgerald (1975, 1976, 1988, 1991, 1997, 1998)

5 - Sue Fulmer  (1951, 1952, 1956, 1962, 1971)

5 - Liz Gehl (1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2016)

4 - Earla Stevenson (1922, 1924, 1925, 1928)

3 - Nina Whalen (2005, 2009, 2012)

3 - Julie Carmichael (1983, 1984, 1987)

3 - Kayla Benge (2019, 2021, 2022)

Most Consecutive Medalist Wins

7 - Dorothy Ellis Batch (1938-1944)

Lowest Medalist Score

67 - Michele Nash in 2011 at Crooked Stick CC

69 - Rhonda Reilly in 1985 at Highland GCC

Highest Medalist Score

109 - Earla Stevenson in 1923 at Riverside GC

93 - Earla Stevenson in 1924 at Coffin GC

Youngest Medalists

13 yrs old - Cailyn Henderson in 2014 at Ulen CC (78)

15 yrs old - Claudia Mayhew in 1965 at Highland CC (77)

17 yrs old - Harriett Randall in 1936 at CCI (82)

17 yrs old - Clare Cornelius in 2007 at The Bridgewater Club (74)

Oldest Medalists

61 yrs old - Cookie English in 2004 at Prestwick (71)

56 yrs old - Nina Whalen in 2012 at Prairie View (76)

Youngest Flight Winner

9 - Haylin Harris, First Flight in 2009

12 - Cailyn Henderson, First Flight in 2013

14 - Adrienne Montalone, First Flight in 2014

Oldest Flight Winner

84 - Carol Branson, Tenth Flight in 2022

80 - Lestine Grady, Sixth Flight in 2018

79 - Carol Branson, Eight Flight in 2017

Most Times in Championship Flight

39 - Cookie English (from 1968 to 2017)

35 - Nancy Fitzgerald (from 1969 to 2021)

32 - Dorothy Ellis Batch (from 1936 to 1968)

29 - Linda Hawk (from 1975 to 2015)

26 - Alice O’Neal Dye (from 1943 to 2011)

23 - Nina Whalen (from 1999 to 2022)

21 - Polly Gerhardt Nicely (from 1968 to 1996)

19 - Joan Mack (from 1953 to 1966)

19 - Sue Fulmer (from 1950 to 1975)

Most Consecutive Years in Championship Flight

25 - Cookie English (1977-2001)

25 - Nancy Fitzgerald (1975-1999)

23 - Nina Whalen (1999-2022)

20 - Dorothy Ellis Balch (1932-1951)

Youngest Players in Championship Flight

11 - Haylin Harris, 2011

12 - Haylin Harris, 2012

12 - Leigh Ann Hardin, 1994

13 - Kayla Benge, 2013

13 - Leigh Ann Hardin, 1995

Oldest Players in Championship Flight

84 - Alice Dye, 2011

80 - Alice Dye, 2007

77 - Alice Dye, 2004

 

Lowest Championship Flight Qualifying Score

80 in 1991 at Highland Golf and Country Club

Highest Championship Flight Qualifying Score

106 in 1924 at Coffin Golf Course (only 8 in the championship flight)

Most Times Playing in the City Championship

47 - Linda Hawk (from 1972 to 2022)

43 - Dorothy Ellis Balch (from 1930 to 1975)

43 - Cookie English (from 1967 to 2022)

38 - Carolyn Pickering Lautner (from 1943 to 1995)

35 - Joan Mack (from 1951 to 1990)

36 - Sharon Hasselburg (from 1984 to 2022)

35 - Nancy Fitzgerald (from 1969 to 2021)
33 - Jean Ahrendts (from 1971 to 2008)

31 - Sandy Fenstermaker (from 1981 to 2022)

29 - Alice O'Neal Dye (from 1943 to 2011)

28 - Suzy Johnston (from 1970 to 2008)

28 - Polly Gerhardt Nicely (from 1969 to 1999)

27 - Lois Rundle (from 1976 to 2003)

25 - Emma Emhardt (from 1938 to 1968)

26 - Jeannie Marren (from 1995 to 2022)

25 - Donna Shockey (from 1992 to 2021)

Most Consecutive Years Playing in the City Championship

30 - Cookie English (1977-2006)

28 - Sharon Hasselburg (1993-2021)

25 - Nancy Fitzgerald (1975-1999)

25 - Lois Rundle (1979-2003)

23 - Nina Whalen (1999-2023)

22 - Linda Hawk (1987-2008)

22 - Dorothy Ellis Balch (1930-1951)

22 - Pat Simpson (1959-1980)20 - Jean Ahrendts (1971-1990)

19 - Joan Mack (1951-1969)

18 - Starr Sanford (1999-2016)

17 - Carolyn Pickering Lautner (1960-1976)

17 - Annette Mayhew (1974-1990)

Youngest Players to Enter Tournament

9 yrs old - Haylin Harris in 2009, won second flight

12 yrs old - Caitlyn Henderson in 2013, won first flight

12 yrs old - Claudia Mayhew in 1962, semi-finalist in championship flight

12 yrs old - Mary Hession in 1974, won city championship in 1982

12 yrs old - Leigh Ann Hardin in 1994, qualified for championship flight

Most City Championship Entries

142 in 1975 at Highland Golf and Country Club

Most Times Hosting the City Championship

13 - Highland Golf and Country Club

12 - Country Club of Indianapolis

12 - Meridian Hills Country Club

11 - Broadmoor Country Club

10 - Hillcrest Country Club 

 

Clubs with Most City Champion Winners

16 - Crooked Stick Golf Club (Nancy Fitzgerald, Alice Dye, Liz Gehl and Lisa Luigs)

14 - Highland Golf and Country Club (Earla Stevenson, Jane Nelson, Michele Nash, Elizabeth Dunn, Megan Tuohy and Liz Gehl)

13 - Hillcrest Country Club (Elizabeth Dunn, Harriett Randall, Judi Keesling, Therese Hession, Anna Marie Hale, Kimberly Cobb, Carolyn Varin and Mary Hession)

12 - Country Club of Indianapolis (Anne Childress, Sue Fulmer, Cookie English, Nancy Fitzgerald, Alice Dye and Jane Nelson)

9 - Meridian Hills Country Club (Dorothy Ellis Batch, Alice O'Neal Dye, Sue Fulmer)

WGAMI Champion Nina Whalen

2009 Highland GCC

Medalist Nina Whalen

WGAMI 2009: Barbara Marshall and Haylin Harris

2009 Highland GCC

President Barbara Marshall and

 2nd flight winner Haylin Harris, age 9

WGAMI 2019: Linda Hawk and Carla Windisch

2019 Highland GCC

Linda Hawk & Carla Windisch

1925 WGAMI Mrs Ben C Stevenson and Miss Elizabeth Dunn

1925 Coffin GC

Miss Elizabeth Dunn and Mrs. Ben C. Stevenson

1962 Claudia Mayhew.jpg

1962 Meridian Hills CC

Claudia Mayhew 12 years old