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Encyclopedia > Barbara Romack

Barbara Romack (born November 16, 1932 at Sacramento, California) is a American golf champion. She won the prestigious North and South Women's Amateur Golf Championship at Pinehurst in 1952 then in 1954 she defeated Mickey Wright in the finals to win the United States Women's Amateur Golf Championship. Her playing brought an invitation to the White House and President Dwight Eisenhower became a great friend. November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Trees Location Location of Sacramento in California Government County Sacramento Mayor Heather Fargo Geographical characteristics Area     City 99. ... Golfer after swing. ... The North and South Womens Amateur Golf Championship is an annual golf tournament held since 1903 at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. ... Photo of the Carolina Hotel, the largest and primary hotel on the Pinehurst Resort grounds. ... Mickey Wright (b February 14 1935 San Diego, California, given names Mary Kathryn) is an American professional golfer. ... The U.S. Womens Amateur is the leading golf tournament in the United States for female amateur golfers. ... The southern side of the White House The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States of America. ... Dwight David Ike Eisenhower (October 14, 1890–March 28, 1969), American soldier and politician, was the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961) and supreme commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II, with the rank of General of the Army. ...


In 1955 she finished second to Jessie Valentine in the British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship played at the Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland. Her golfing performances earned her the cover of Sports Illustrated on April 16, 1956. In May of 1957 she married Edward Wayne (Bud) Porter, an associate golf professional at course in her native Sacramento. The British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship was founded in 1893 by the Ladies Golf Union of Great Britain. ... Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland is the only golf club outside of Great Britain which has hosted The Open Championship, the oldest of golfs major championships. ... Dieu et mon droit (motto) (French for God and my right)2 Northern Irelands location within the UK Languages English (De facto) 3, Irish, Ulster Scots 4 Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Peter Hain MP Area  - Total Ranked 4th... The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Matthews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ...


Barbara Romack was the runner-up to Anne Quast in the 1958 U.S. Amateur championship. A member of the U.S. team that won the Curtis Cup in 1954, 1956, and 1958, Ms Romack joined the LPGA Tour in 1958. Among her victories was the 1960 LPGA Leesburg Pro-Am Golf Tournament. Ms Romack has won on the senior tour and has remained involved with the game of golf throughout her life. She has worked for the USGA, at one time serving as the organization's vice-president. Anne Quast (born August 31, 1937 in Everett, Washington) is an American golf champion. ... The Curtis Cup is the best known team tournament for women amateur golfers. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities and the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico. ...


 
 

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