IOWA WOMEN'S AMATEUR HISTORY

2021 – Joy Chou, Ames (220) @Dubuque Golf & Country Club
2020 – Joy Chou, Ames (217) @Elmwood Country Club (Marshalltown)
2019 – Paige Hoffman, West Des Moines (210) @Otter Creek Golf Course (Ankeny)
2018 – Sierra Hargens, Cedar Rapids (228) @Spirit Hollow Golf Club (Burlington)
2017 – Britta Snyder, Ames (216) @Hyperion Field Club (Johnston)
2016 – Jessie Sindlinger, Charles City (217) @Finkbine Golf Course (Iowa City)
2015 – Jenny Graeser, Cedar Falls (207) @Coldwater Golf Links (Ames)
2014 – Megan Furnish, Cedar Rapids (221) @Centennial Oaks Golf Club (Waverly)
2013 – Megan Furnish, Cedar Rapids (229 @Mason City Country Club
2012 – Kimmy Askelson, Cedar Rapids (226) @Des Moines Golf & Country Club (North)
2011 – Kristin Paulson, Ottumwa (202) @Sunnyside Country Club (Waterloo)
2010 – Kristin Paulson, Ottumwa (217) @Finkbine Golf Course (Iowa City)
2009 – Jenny Graeser, Cedar Falls (227) @Hyperion Field Club (Johnston)
2008 – Pennapa Pulsawath, Ames (219) @Bos Landen Golf Resort (Pella)
2007 – Kendra Hanson, Forest City (217) @Spirit Hollow Golf Course (Burlington)
2006 –  Jennie Arseneault, Grinnell (210) @Des Moines Golf & Country Club (South)
2005 – Jennie Arseneault, Grinnell (211) @The Harvester Golf Club (Rhodes)
2004 – Jennie Arseneault, Grinnell (204) @Elmwood Country Club (Marshalltown)
2003 – Jenny Heinz, Waterloo (213) @Dodge Riverside Golf Club
2002 – Sarah Gilbert, Ankeny (214) @Fort Dodge Country Club
2001 – Mary Anne Locher, Mt. Vernon (214) @Finkbine Golf Course (Iowa City)
2000 – Patricia Martinson, Marion (222) @Glen Oaks Country Club (West Des Moines)
1999 – M.C. Mullen, Peosta (211) @Elmcrest Country Club (Cedar Rapids)
1998 – Stacey Bergman (225) @Ottumwa Country Club
1997 – Christine Cervetti-Kiel (228) @Burlington Golf Club
1996 – Ann Slater (222) @Cedar Bend (Charles City)
1995 – Beth Duenow (227) @Sunnyside Country Club (Waterloo)
1994 – Paige Hoefle (227) @Des Moines Golf & Country Club (North)
1993 – Becky Biehl (223) @Oneota Country Club (Decorah)
1992 – Betsy Bro, Des Moines @Pleasant Valley Golf Club (Iowa City)
1991 – Lea Biehl (225) @Beaver Hills Country Club (Cedar Falls)
1990 – Lea Biehl (216) @Clinton Country Club
1989 – Ann Vandermillen (235) @Wakonda Club (Des Moines)
1988 – Ann Vandermillen (228) @Spencer Golf & Country Club
1987 – Betsy Bro, Des Moines (224) @Mason City Country Club
1986 – Betsy Bro, Des Moines (152 – 36 holes) @Davenport Country Club
1985 – Betsy Bro, Des Moines (226) @Green Valley Golf Course (Sioux City)
1984 – Deb Lewis (234) @Des Moines Golf & Country Club
1983 – Betsy Bro, Des Moines (218) @Elmcrest Country Club (Cedar Rapids)
1982 – Barb Thomas (215) @Sunnyside Country Club (Waterloo)
1981 – Barb Thomas (223) @Burlington Golf Club
1980 – Dorea Mitchell (221) @Ceder Rapids Country Club
1979 – Barb Thomas (298) @Ottumwa Country Club
1978 – Dorea Mitchell (304) @Lake Creek Country Club (Storm Lake)
1977 – Linda Frisch (318) @Beaver Hills Country Club (Cedar Falls)
1976 – Susan Shinn (295) @Elmwood Country Club (Marshalltown)
1975 – Anita Harsch, Burlington (300) @Mason City Country Club
1974 – Susan Shinn, Waterloo (304) @Lakeshore Country Club (Council Bluffs)
1973 – Linda Shelldorf Frisch (319) @Des Moines Golf & Country Club (North)
1972 – Corkey Nydle, Ottumwa (324) @Crow Valley Country Club (Bettendorf)
1971 – Melaine Schiller (317) @Westwood (Newton)
1970 – Corkey Nydle, Ottumwa (309) @Dubuque Golf & Country Club
1969 – Jacqueline Fladoos, Dubuque (308) @Sioux City Boat Club
1968 – Corkey Nydle, Ottumwa (312) @Spencer Country Club
1967 – Jacqueline Fladoos, Dubuque (307) @Cedar Rapids Country Club
1966 – Jacqueline Fladoos, Dubuque (298) @Elmwood Country Club (Marshalltown)
1965 – Corkey Nydle, Ottumwa (333) @Wakonda Club (Des Moines)
1964 – Royleen Tipton, Coralville (307) @Ottumwa Country Club
1963 – Corkey Nydle, Ottumwa (312) @Dodge Park Golf Course
1962 – Sharon Fladoos, Dubuque (297) @Gates Park Golf Club (Waterloo)
1961 – Sharon Fladoos, Dubuque (307) @Ottumwa Country Club
1960 – Sharon Fladoos, Dubuque (296) @Hyperion Field Club (Johnston)
1959 – Ann Johnstone, Mason City (296) @Mason City Country Club
1958 – Judith Kimball, Sioux City (311) @Cedar Rapids Country Club
1957 – Ann Johnstone, Mason City (312) @Fort Dodge Country Club

Prior to 1957 the champion was determined by match play
1956 – Andrea Cohn, Waterloo @Clinton Country Club
1955 – Ann Johnstone, Mason City @Davenport Country Club
1954 – Ann Johnstone, Mason City @Sunnyside Country Club (Waterloo)
1953 – Corkey Nydle, Ottumwa @Elmcrest Country Club (Cedar Rapids)
1952 – Phyliss Germain, Atlantic @Des Moines Golf & Country Club
1951 – Ann Johnstone, Mason City @Mason City Country Club
1950 – Mary Louise Cordingley, Des Moines @Clinton Country Club
1949 – Nell Staats, Davenport @Davenport Country Club
1948 – Mary Louise Cordingley, Des Moines @Sunnyside Country Club
1947 – Mary Louise Cordingley, Des Moines @Cedar Rapids Country Club
1946 – Shirley Mueller, Dubuque @Hyperion Field Club (Johnston)
1945-1943 – NO CHAMPIONSHIP – WORLD WAR II
1942 – Phyllis Otto, Atlantic @Des Moines Golf & Country Club
1941 – Ann Casey, Mason City @Davenport Country Club
1940 – Phyllis Otto, Atlantic @Wakonda Club (Des Moines)
1939 – Edith Estabrooks, Dubuque @Cedar Rapids Country Club & Kenmore Country Club
1938 – Ruth Smith, Ottumwa @Mason City Country Club
1937 – Edith Estabrooks, Dubuque @Sunnyside Country Club (Waterloo)
1936 – Edith Estabrooks, Dubuque @West Okoboji Golf Club
1935 – Edith Estabrooks, Dubuque @Davenport Country Club
1934 – Lucile Robinson, Des Moines @Des Moines Golf & Country Club
1933 – Lucile Robinson, Des Moines @Sunnyside Country Club (Waterloo)
1932 – Lucile Robinson, Des Moines @Mason City Country Club
1931 – Lucile Robinson, Des Moines @Hyperion Field Club (Johnston)
1930 – Dorothy Pardue, Sioux City @Cedar Rapids Country Club
1929 – Lucille Robinson, Des Moines @Des Moines Golf & Country Club
1928 – Francis Drake, Clear Lake @Sioux City Country Club
1927 – Elizabeth Curtis, Clinton @Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club
1926 – Elizabeth Curtis, Clinton @Wakonda Club (Des Moines)
1925 – Mrs. C.D. Waterman, Rock Island, IL @Sunnyside Country Club (Waterloo)
1924 – Mrs. C.D. Waterman, Rock Island, IL @Cedar Rapids Country Club

The 1923 & 1922 event were invitational only
1923 – Ruth Harwood, @Hyperion Field Club (Johnston)
1922 -Margaret Addington, Waterloo @Sunnyside Country Club (Waterloo) (View recap)

The first Women’s Amateur was played in 1922 and began as a match play competition from 1925 – 1956. In 1957 began medal play competition. Participants must maintain a residence in the state of Iowa or be a student at an Iowa college or university. Players must have an individual memberships or be a member of a member club with the IWGA. The field will be limited to the first 120 players. In case of a full field, the criteria for choosing players will be: 1st Criteria – have played 3 out of the last 5 tournaments will be given preference; 2nd Criteria – have played 2 out of the last 4 tournaments will be given preference; 3rd Criteria – have played in the previous years’ tournaments; 4th Criteria – have lowest handicap and earliest date of entry. The Championship proper consists of 54 holes of stroke play.

The Fladoos trophy

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