President’s Cup champions

View from behind the No. 18 green takes in the long fairway and red-tiled roofs on homes that line the course. (Photo by Harry Maxfield)

Tournament launched in Club’s founding year

The Rancho Bernardo Inn Women’s Golf Club President’s Cup Championship is one of two major tournaments sponsored by the Club each year (the other is the Club Championship). The President’s Cup is a two-day tournament, generally scheduled in the fall. Format is stroke play, net score.

The first President’s Cup Championship was scheduled during the Club’s founding year, in spring 1964. The tournament was suspended between 1998 and 2003 and replaced by a Better Ball of Partners event. The President’s Cup resumed in November 2004. Only four players (Wilma Weiser, Maxine Lewis, Sheila Waxman and Terry Malloy) have won the tournament more than once. Here is a complete list of President’s Cup champions, from 1964 through 2020:

  • 1964     Wilma Weiser
  • 1965      Fran Eastin
  • 1966      Virginia Smith
  • 1967      Maxine Lewis
  • 1968      Wilma Weiser
  • 1969      Catherine Jones
  • 1970      Maxine Lewis
  • 1971      Dot Dahlquist
  • 1972      Speedy Greenwood
  • 1973      Hardie Davies
  • 1974      Laura Funk
  • 1975      Winifred Jeeves
  • 1976      Helen Starkell
  • 1977      Wanda Tiemann
  • 1978      Marilyn Morrison
  • 1979      Mary Houston
  • 1980      Mary Thomson
  • 1981      Jinny Moores
  • 1982      Nancy Larsen
  • 1983      Jane Sorenson
  • 1984      Budge Meder
  • 1985      Marian Lucas
  • 1986      Kay Reynolds
  • 1987      Gloria Walters
  • 1988      Sheila Waxman
  • 1989      Sheila Waxman
  • 1990      Evelyn Steele
  • 1991      Jan Stewart
  • 1992      Rosemary Barton
  • 1993      Ann Strother
  • 1994      Nadine Brown
  • 1995      Alice Schaible
  • 1996      Gene Pearl
  • 1997      Nancy Wood
  • 1998      Doris Murphy
  • Tournament suspended (1998-2003)
  • 2004      Susi Casper
  • 2005      Re Devlin
  • 2006      Terry Malloy
  • 2007      Jean Kunberger
  • 2008      Mary Lou Bennett
  • 2009      Kathy Gentile
  • 2010      Terry Malloy
  • 2011      Gina Rogers
  • 2012      Bev Zirkle
  • 2013      Joey Reyno
  • 2014      Karen Abrams
  • 2015      Tomoko Harper
  • 2016      Mary Jo Rice
  • 2017      Sallie Britzman
  • 2018      Joyce Dubuque
  • 2019      Maria Chavez
  • 2020      Faye Tong