top of page

You are here: WGAMI HomeHistory > Records

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 - Kayla Benge (2021, 2022, 2023)

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)

4 - Kayla Benge (2019, 2021, 2023)

3 - Nina Whalen (2005, 2009, 2012)

3 - Julie Carmichael (1983, 1984, 1987)

3 - Michele Nash (2008, 2010, 2011)

3 - Louise "Lou" Adams (1930, 1931, 1932)

Most Consecutive Medalist Wins

7 - Dorothy Ellis Batch (1938-1944)

4 - Kayla Benge (2019-2023)

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)

Most Flight Wins

Carol Branson - 6 wins, 1 runner-up (played 20 times)

Jude Berty - 5 wins, 4 runner-up (played 19 times)

Vicki Bullock - 5 wins, 2 runners-up (played 11 times)

Youngest Flight Winner

9 yrs old - Haylin Harris, second Flight in 2009

12 yrs old - Cailyn Henderson, first Flight in 2013

14 yrs old - Adrienne Montalone, first Flight in 2014

Oldest Flight Winner

84 yrs old - Carol Branson, tenth Flight in 2022

80 yrs old - Lestine Grady, sixth Flight in 2018

79 yrs old - 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)

28 - Linda Hawk (from 1975 to 2015)

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

24 - Nina Whalen (from 1999 to 2023)

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)

24 - Nina Whalen (1999-2023)

20 - Dorothy Ellis Balch (1932-1951)

Youngest Players in Championship Flight

11 yrs old - Haylin Harris, 2011

12 yrs old - Haylin Harris, 2012

12 yrs old - Leigh Ann Hardin, 1994

13 yrs old - Kayla Benge, 2013

13 yrs old - Leigh Ann Hardin, 1995

Oldest Players in Championship Flight

84 yrs old - Alice Dye, 2011

80 yrs old - Alice Dye, 2007

77 yrs old - 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)

37 - Sharon Hasselburg (from 1984 to 2023)

35 - Joan Mack (from 1951 to 1990)

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

32 - Sandy Fenstermaker (from 1981 to 2023)

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)

27 - Jeannie Marren (from 1995 to 2023)

26 - Arlene Grande (from 1978 to 2023)

26 - Donna Shockey (from 1992 to 2023)

25 - Emma Emhardt (from 1938 to 1968)

Most Consecutive Years Playing in the City Championship

30 - Cookie English (1977-2006)

30 - Sharon Hasselburg (1993-2023)

25 - Nancy Fitzgerald (1975-1999)

25 - Lois Rundle (1979-2003)

24 - Nina Whalen (1999-2023)

22 - Linda Hawk (1987-2008)

22 - Dorothy Ellis Balch (1930-1951)

22 - Pat Simpson (1959-1980)

22 - Jean Ahrendts (1971-1990)

21 - Starr Sanford (1996-2016)

19 - Joan Mack (1951-1969)

19 - Sandy Fenstermaker (1990-2008)

Youngest Players to Enter Tournament

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

10 yrs old - Haylin Harris, in 2010, runner-up in third light

11 yrs old - Haylin Harris in 2011, qualified for championship flight

12 yrs old - Haylin Harris in 2012, semi-finalist in championship flight

12 yrs old - Cailyn 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

bottom of page