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Carol Semple (born October 27, 1948 in Sewickley, Pennsylvania) is an American golf champion. From a prominent golfing family, her father served as president of the United States Golf Association (USGA) in 1974 and 1975. Her mother played competitive golf and served on various USGA committees for many years. At age 16, Carol Semple won her first tournament by defeating her mother in the finals of the Western Pennsylvania Women's Championship. October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Sewickley is a borough located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ... Golfer after swing. ... The logo of the USGA 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. ...


A 1970 graduate of Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, at the Montclair Golf Club in Montclair, New Jersey, Carol Semple defeated Anne Quast to win the 1973 United States Women's Amateur Golf Championship. She won the 1974 British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship. At present, she is one of only eleven golfers to hold both titles. In defense of her U.S. championship that year, she made it to the 1974 finals but lost to Cynthia Hill. Among her other significant victories in amateur play, she won the 1976 and 1987 North and South Women's Amateur Golf Championship, two U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Golf Championships, and won the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur Championship four years in a row from 1999 to 2002. She also was part of the American team that won four Espirito Santo Trophys at the World Amateur Golf Team Championships. Hollins University is a four-year institution of higher education, a private university located on a beautiful 475-acre campus in Roanoke, Virginia. ... Aerial of Roanoke, Virginia Roanoke (The Star City of the South) is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Map of Montclair Township in Essex County Montclair is a township located in Essex County, New Jersey. ... Anne Quast (born August 31, 1937 in Everett, Washington) is an American golf champion. ... The U.S. Womens Amateur is the leading golf tournament in the United States for female amateur golfers. ... The British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship was founded in 1893 by the Ladies Golf Union of Great Britain. ... The North and South Womens Amateur Golf Championship is an annual golf tournament held since 1903 at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. ... The United States Senior Womens Amateur Golf Championship was launched in 1962 as an annual tournament for female amateur golfing competitors at least 50 years of age. ... The Espirito Santo Trophy is a biennial world amateur team golf championship for women organised by the International Golf Federation. ... The International Golf Federation is an organisation which, despite its grand title, occupies only a small place in the structure of golf. ...


Married, she became known as Carol Semple Thompson. She has been on more Curtis Cup teams and scored more victories than any competitor in the history of the Curtis Cup. At age fifty-three, she clinched the U.S. team's 2002 victory with a dramatic 27-foot birdie putt on the final hole. The Curtis Cup is the best known team tournament for women amateur golfers. ... The Curtis Cup is the best known team tournament for women amateur golfers. ...


Carol Semple Thompson was voted the 2003 Bob Jones Award, the highest honor given by the United States Golf Association in recognition of distinguished sportsmanship in golf. In 2005, she was named recipient of the PGA "First Lady of Golf Award." The Bob Jones Award is the highest honor given by the United States Golf Association in recognition of distinguished sportsmanship in golf. ... PGA means one of the following things: Professional Golfers Association Producers Guild of America Peoples Global Action Pin grid array, a type of packaging for integrated circuits Plastic grid array Professional Graphics Adapter, a video interface card for CAD applications An abbreviation for a type of prostaglandin (with PGB, PGC...


 
 

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