Linda Carter

Inducted Class of 1994

The game of golf has been, shall we say, the driving passion of Linda Carter’s life. This Schenectady, New York native received the Tucson Conquistadores Sports Award in 1982; was Player of the Year (S.W. Section PGA); Women’s Player of the Year in 1986; is a former Head Scorers for the Tucson Open (PGA & LPGA) and has been a member of the University of Arizona Wildcat Club for many years. She has taught Junior Golf clinics in Tucson and the White Mountains; was one of the original organizers of he Walter Hagen Golf Tournament (American Cancer Society), and the Arizona Kidney Foundation Golf and Tennis Tournament.

Among her many titles, Linda was the 1986 Arizona Women’s Golf Association state champion, and champion of the Women’s Southwester Golf Tournament in 1979, 1989 and 1991, and the 12-time champion of the City Women’s Golf Association, of which she is a past president. She is the women’s course record holder for six courses, including Silverbell and Tucson National and has held the position of Director of Ratings of the Arizona Women’s Golf Association.