b'CHIP SHOTSConsistent excellence? Anne Sander has it coveredWhile doing some research for the U.S. Womens Amateur that106 USGA national was held at Chambers Bay in mid-August, we kept coming acrosschampionships95 Anne Sanders name. Over and over again.as an individual, and It turns out that Anne, who grew up playing the Cedarcrest Golf11 as a team member Course in Marysville, Wash. which her parents owned, played15 U.S. Womens in 40 (not a misprint) U.S. Womens Amateur Championships,Opens, all of them spanning 50 years (again, not a misprint), from 1952 to 2002. Sheas an amateurwon the title three times (1958, 1961, 1963).15 U.S. Womens Our curiosity piqued, we started looking into the history of otherMid-Amateurschampionships. And then the USGA got into the mix, and they sent usTwo U.S. Girls some statistics on Anne, and it just gets a little crazier.JuniorsIn all, Anne competed in an astonishing 106 USGA national championships95 as an individual, and 11 as a team member. She played in 15 U.S. Womens Opens, all of them as an amateurher best finish was fourth place, in 1973; 15 U.S. Womens Mid-Amateurs; and 23 U.S. Senior Womens Amateurs, winning four titles: 1987, 1989, 1990, 1993. For good measure, she competed in two U.S. Girls Juniors.Her team appearances included eight Curtis Cups and three World Teams. And these were just the USGA events. Her playing resume also includes winning the 1980 British Womens Amateur, the Womens Western Amateur three times (1956, 1961, 1988), the North & South Womens Amateur twice (1982, 1983). The list just goes on and on. She is a member of the Stanford University Athletics Hall of Fame and the Washington Sports Hall of Fame. In 1999, Anne was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Golf Hall of Fame, and you can view her profile and complete list of accomplishments at thePNGA.org, on the Hall of Fame page.Among Annes 40 appearances in the U.S. Womens Amateur was her victory in 1958 (pictured). (Photo courtesy Anne Sander)Waiting Her Turn Barb Trammell Carly Carter of Eagle, Idahoto receive IAGA stared down the first fairway at Chambers Bay just prior toDistinguished teeing off in her opening round ofService Awardstroke-play qualifying in the U.S. Womens Amateur in August. SheThe International Association would not make it to match playof Golf Administrators (IAGA) will be in the national championship.honoring Barb Trammell as recipient of Not this year. But the sophomoretheir Distinguished Service Award. The on the University of Wisconsinpresentation of this award will take place womens golf team has doneon November 8, 2022 during the IAGA okay so fartwo-time winner ofAnnual Conference at The Grand Hotel Golf the Idaho Junior Amateur (2018,Resort and Spa in Point Clear, Ala. 2020) and named to two GirlsBarb served as the Chief Executive Junior Americas Cup teams forOfficer of the Oregon Golf Association Idaho, she won the 2022 Idahofrom 2007 until her retirement this July. Womens State Amateur. Shell be back. 10PACIFIC NORTHWEST GOLFER| SEPT 2022'