Palli, Anne Marie
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LPGA Hall of Fame Member
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5’7”, strawberry-blond hair...Credits Gordon Jenkins, John Hoetmer, the late Gardner Dickinson and Sam Snead as the individuals most influencing her career...Winner of the 1981 Bob Jones Award, the 1982-83 Seagrams Seven Crowns of Sport Award and the Golf Writers Association of America Player of the Year Award in 1982-83...Was the 10th woman to be inducted into the LPGA Tour and World Golf Halls of Fame in 1982...
Honored among GOLF Magazine’s “100 Heroes” during 1988 Centennial of Golf in America celebration... Received the 1991 Metropolitan Golf Writers Association’s Gold Tee Award...Recognized during the LPGA’s
50th Anniversary in 2000 as one of the LPGA’s top-50 players and teachers...A Golf Digest playing editor...Received the 2003 Eagle Award from the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) Southeast Section
membership...Enjoys snorkeling, fishing and yachting...Represents Dunlop Clubs and Amana Refrigeration.
Known prior to her marriage as the “Great Gundy” (her maiden name was Gunderson), Carner compiled one of the finest amateur records ever. She captured five U.S. Women’s Amateur Championships (1957, 1960, 1962, 1966 and 1968), the 1956 U.S. Girls’ Junior Amateur Championship and competed on four U.S. Curtis Cup Teams. She also holds an impressive amateur record in LPGA events. As an amateur, Carner tied for 15th at the 1962 U.S. Women’s Open, finished second at the 1963 Lady Carling Eastern Open and won the 1969 Burdine’s Invitational. She still stands as the last amateur to win an LPGA event.