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Great Britain & Ireland wins Curtis Cup
For the first time since 1996, Great Britain & Ireland defeated the United States on Sunday to capture the Curtis Cup. The GB&I team took five out of... more>>
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Minjee Lee wins U.S. Girls' Juniors
Minjee Lee was playing in a USGA championship for the first time. She's 1-for-1. Lee, a 16-year-old Australian, rallied from three holes down Saturday to... more>>
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New York cruises to MST title
Michael Miller posted a 3-under 68 on Friday to lead the team from New York to the title at the USGA Men's State Team Championship. Max Buckley had... more>>
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Simpson rallies to win U.S. Open
For the fifth time, The Olympic Club produced a surprise U.S. Open champion. Webb Simpson carded his second straight 2-under 68 on Sunday to come from... more>>
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Shim wins U.S. Junior championship
Andy Hyeon Bo Shim defeated Jim Liu 4 & 3 to win the 2012 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Golf Club of New England. Shim, the 43rd seeded... more>>
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Women's World Amateur Team History
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What began as a proposal for a match in 1964 between the USA and France grew into the Women's World Amateur Team Championship.The impetus for this championship was an invitation by the French Golf Federation for the USA Curtis Cup team to stop off in France for an informal match after that year's Curtis Cup Match in Wales.

The USGA accepted the invitation, but also suggested inviting other nations to create a women's counterpart to the World Amateur Team Championship. That event for men's teams began in 1958 after an invitation from Japan to establish a match between the two nations.

The original delegates from the United States were: John D. Ames, Charles L. Peirson, Richard S. Tufts, Wm. Ward Foshay and Joseph C. Dey Jr.

The French were delighted to sponsor the inaugural women's Championship and arranged for it to be played at the St. Germain Golf Club, near Paris, in October 1964. The event, under the chairmanship of Vicomtesse de Saint-Sauveur, was a triumph.

A total of 25 teams and 75 players participated, which instantly established the competition as a member of international golf's family of championships. Spectator enthusiasm at the first championship was keen, since the host team prevailed over the USA by one stroke.

The French player Catherine Lacoste, who would later become a heroine of the amateur game when she won the 1967 U.S. Women's Open (she remains the only amateur to win that championship), was a big factor in the excitement in her home country. Her final-round 73 secured the Espirito Santo Trophy for France. Miss Lacoste tied with Carol Sorenson of the USA at 294 for low individual honors.

While no official recognition is given for individual champions, Jung-Eun Han of Korea lowered the 72-hole individual scoring record in 2010. She shot 275 at Olivos and Buenos Aires Golf Clubs in Argentina, one shot better than the previous mark of Jenny Chuasiriporn of the USA in 1998. Han defeated here countrywomen Ji-Hee Kim by two shots and Hyun-Soo Kim by three, as the Koreans won the championship by 17 strokes over the United States.

In 1966, the World Amateur Golf Council assumed sponsorship of future Women's World Amateur Team Championships. Since its second-place finish in the inaugural event, the USA has dominated, winning 13 times. Spain (1986, 1992) and France (1964, 2000) are the only other multiple victors.

For the first time in history, two courses were used in the championship back in 2002. The following year, the group's name was changed to the International Golf Federation.

Since its second-place finish in the inaugural event, the USA has dominated, winning 13 times. Spain (1986, 1992), France (1964, 2000), Australia (1978, 2002), Sweden (2004, 2008) and Korea (1996, 2010) are the only other multiple victors.

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Kim downs Ramsey to win
Kyung Kim carded 10 birdies in 34 holes as she beat Ashlan Ramsey 4 & 2 in Saturday's final of the U.S. Women's Public Links Championship... more>>
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Ko downs Green to win Women's Am
Lydia Ko never trailed Sunday and hung on to beat Jaye Marie Green, 3 & 1, in the final of the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship. The final match was... more>>
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Simson wins U.S. Senior Am
Paul Simson defeated Curtis Skinner on Thursday to win his second USGA Senior Amateur Championship. Simson, who was also the 2010 champion... more>>
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Na Yeon Choi wins by 4
For a good part of her back nine Sunday, Na Yeon Choi's chances of winning the U.S. Women's Open were hanging in the balance. Or, more accurately... more>>
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Fox completes stunning comeback
Steven Fox birdied the first extra hole Sunday to defeat Michael Weaver and complete an amazing comeback victory at the U.S. Amateur Championship... more>>
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U.S. wins World Am with record score
The United States set a 54-hole scoring mark to win the weather-shortened World Amateur Team Championship by five strokes on Sunday. The U.S. fired... more>>
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Vogel trounces Aylwin in Publinx final
T.J. Vogel won the first two holes on Saturday and never looked back as he rolled to a 12 & 10 win over Kevin Aylwin in the 36-hole final at the U.S. Amateur... more>>
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Smith wins U.S. Mid-Am
Nathan Smith held off a late charge from Garrett Rank on Thursday to win the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship. Smith parred the 35th hole to regain the lead... more>>
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Stasi tops Waynick in Mid-Am final
Meghan Stasi defeated Liz Waynick, 6 & 5, on Thursday to win the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship. Stasi emphatically secured her fourth... more>>
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Chapman wins another major
Roger Chapman won his second major championship of the season on Sunday when he came from behind to capture the U.S. Senior Open. Chapman... more>>
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Port wins U.S. Senior Women's Am
Ellen Port won five holes in a row on the back nine Thursday to defeat Jane Fitzgerald and capture the USGA Senior Women's Amateur Championship... more>>
Final 2012 United States Golf Association Results
(Complete through Thursday, October 11th, 2012)

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Winner (Score)Runners-Up
Curtis CupGB&I (10 1/2 - 9 1/2)United States
U.S. OpenWebb Simpson ( +1, 281)Graeme McDowell
  Michael Thompson
U.S. Women's Amateur PLKyung Kim ( 4 & 2 )Ashlan Ramsey
U.S. Women's OpenNa Yeon Choi ( -7, 281)Amy Yang
U.S. Amateur Public LinksT.J. Vogel (12 & 10)Kevin Aylwin
U.S. Senior OpenRoger Chapman (-10, 270)Fred Funk
  Bernhard Langer
  Tom Lehman
  Corey Pavin
U.S. Junior AmateurAndy Hyeon Bo Shim (4&3)Jim Liu
U.S. Girls' JuniorMinjee Lee ( 1-up )Alison Lee
U.S. Women's AmateurLydia Ko ( 3 & 1 )Jaye Marie Green
U.S. AmateurSteven Fox ( 1-up )Michael Weaver
USGA Senior Women's AmateurEllen Port ( 4 & 3 )Jane Fitzgerald
U.S. Mid-AmateurNathan Smith ( 1-up )Garrett Rank
USGA Men's State TeamNew York ( +2, 428)Iowa
Women's World Amateur TeamKorea (-13, 563)Germany
USGA Senior AmateurPaul Simson ( 4 & 3 )Curtis Skinner
World Amateur TeamUnited States (-24, 404)Mexico
U.S. Women's Mid-AmateurMeghan Stasi ( 6 & 5 )Liz Waynick

As of October 11, 2012, at 01:06 PM ET

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