Inducted Thursday, October 14, 2015 at Chartiers Country Club
Judy Oliver (1947-2002) grew up playing golf at Fox Chapel Golf Club with her mother Evelyn Moreland, an outstanding player in her own right. Oliver was runner-up in the 1978 U.S. Women’s Amateur and reached the quarterfinals in 1975. She also qualified for several U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur and U.S. Senior Women’s Amateurs. Oliver won four Women’s Golf Association of Western Pennsylvania championships and four Pennsylvania Women’s Golf Association titles. She also won the prestigious 1974 Broadmoor and 1976 Eastern Invitationals. She played on the 1978, 1980, and 1982 Curtis Cup teams, and the 1978 Women’s World Amateur team. She captained the 1992 Curtis Cup team and was Honorary Captain of the 2002 Curtis Cup team at her beloved Fox Chapel, where her friend Carol Semple Thompson sank a birdie putt on the 18th hole to clinch the American team’s victory. Oliver served on the USGA Women’s Committee from 1994-2000.
About the WPGA
Founded in 1899, the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association is the steward of amateur golf in the region. Started by five Member Clubs, the association now has nearly 200 Member Clubs and 33,000 members. The WPGA conducts 14 individual competitions and 10 team events, and administers the WPGA Scholarship Fund.