Ellen Port, a teacher at John Burroughs High School, has joined elite company in golf history. Port joins Glenna Collett Vare and Hollis Stacy in fourth place on the all-time USGA women’s win list. Ellen now trails only JoAnne Carner, who tops the women’s list with eight, and Carol Semple Thompson and Anne Quast Sander, who have each won seven USGA Titles. Bob Jones and Tiger Woods lead all players with nine championships each.
Port now owns four U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur championships and back to back US Women’s Senior Amateur titles. The 2014 Curtis Cup Captain got off to a fast start in her victory Thursday and relied on her short game to close out the match.
During the course of nine consecutive holes that were halved, Port converted par saves on holes 6, 9 and 11 to maintain her 3 up advantage.
Port returns home to St. Louis and will be attending the funeral of her father-in-law, Robert Port who passed on September 16th.
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