Dorothy Germain Porter

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Dorothy Germain Porter

Class of 1942

Year Inducted 1982

Dorothy “Dot” Germain Porter began playing golf at age 11. She graduated from Upper Darby High School in 1942 and later earned a teaching degree from Beaver College, playing golf all the while. In the early 1940s, Porter won a number of Philadelphia junior and amateur golf championships, and in 1946 she captured the first of her three Pennsylvania Women's Amateur Championships. Her accomplishments include: the Philadelphia Junior Amateur at age 12; Philadelphia Junior Champ in 1939, 1940, and 1941; Western Amateur Champ in 1943, 1944, and 1967; U.S.G.A. Amateur Champ in 1949; on the U.S. Curtis Cup Team from 1950-1966; Philadelphia Amateur Champ 1946, 1956, 1962, 1969, 1970, 1973; the Philadelphia G.A. Silver Cross Champ 1972-73; and U.S. Golf Association Senior Champ in 1977, 1980, 1981.

Dorothy Germain Porter taught at Upper Darby High School and Ursinus College.