Source: Vermont Golf Magazine | Issue 1997 | Author: Arthur Ristau

Fifty years fade like a twilight’s flicker and the old caddies breath quickens as he vividly recalls, stroke by stroke, putt, by knee-knocking putt the climactic holes of the 1946 Eastern New York Women’s Amateur Championship. “I had just been discharged from the Navy,” Hank Vergi can’t forget, “and I was looking for something to do. My brother worked at the Troy (NY) Club and he told me, ‘I like this kid from Vermont. She looks like a winner.’ So I asked the young lady if she wanted me to tote her clubs.” That was just fine with 20-year-old Mae Murray of Rutland who was competing in her first major championship away from her home state. Click here to read more!