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Mary Lena Faulk (born April 15, 1926 - August 3, 1995) was an American amateur golfing champion. She was born in Chipley, Florida but at the age of 14 moved to Thomasville, Georgia where she won three consecutive Georgia Women's Amateur Matchplay Championships from 1946 to 1948. April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... Chipley is a city located in Washington County, Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,794 sq. ... Thomasville is located in Thomas County, Georgia. ...


In 1953, Mary Lena Faulk won the United States Women's Amateur Golf Championship. In 1954 she was beaten in the the semi-finals by Mickey Wright. That year she was a member of the U.S. team that defeated Great Britain to win the Curtis Cup and in Georgia, she won the state's 1954 Medal Play Championship. The U.S. Womens Amateur is the leading golf tournament in the United States for female amateur golfers. ... Mickey Wright (b February 14 1935 San Diego, California, given names Mary Kathryn) is an American professional golfer. ... The Curtis Cup is the best known team tournament for women amateur golfers. ...


Mary Lena Faulk turned professional in 1955 and in her rookie year on the LPGA Tour finshed second at the U.S. Open. She retired from the pro tour in 1965 having won six tournaments including the Western Open which was then one of the women's major golf championships. She taught golf for many years at clubs in Georgia. and Colorado Springs, Colorado. LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... The U.S. Womens Open Golf Championship is one of the LPGAs major championships along with the LPGA Championship, the Womens British Open, and the Kraft Nabisco Championship. ... The womens Western Open was a professional golf tournament which was first played in 1930. ... Womens golf has evolved a set of major championships which parallels that in mens golf, but the womens system is younger and has been less stable than the mens. ... Nickname: The Springs Official website: http://www. ...


In 1993, Mary Lena Faulk was inducted into the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame. She was living in Delray Beach, Florida when she passed away in 1995. Delray Beach is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 60,020. ...


 
 

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