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* Marge Burns 1984

Top amateur golfer. Born in Orlando, raised in Greensboro. Began playing golf as teenager. A 1946 graduate of UNC-Greensboro. Dominated mid-South amateur golf for two decades. Won six Women’s Carolinas titles, 10 North Carolina state championships, and Eastern Amateur title. Won the Teague Award as top female athlete in the Carolinas five times. Became a teaching professional in the 1970s. Named 1976 LPGA Teacher of the Year. Member University of North Carolina at Greensboro Athletic Hall of Fame.  Died in 2009.

 

 

 

 


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