Dorothy Campbell Hurd Howe

Category: Amateur Golfer

Dorothy Campbell Hurd Howe

Inducted: 1991

Born: 1883
Place of Birth: Troon, Scotland
Died: 1946

A champion golfer before emigrating to Canada from Scotland in 1910, Dorothy Campbell Hurd Howe took numerous Scottish and British Championships. In 1910, she became the first person to capture three national titles; the Canadian, U.S. and British championships. Between 1910 and 1912, she won three straight Canadian Ladies’ Amateur Championships. In 1912, she married and moved to the United States and again won the U.S. Ladies’ Amateur in 1924 at the age of 41. Dorothy Campbell Hurd Howe is considered one of the most successful woman golfers of the first quarter of the 20th century.


  • 1909, 1911 British Ladies Champion
  • 1909, 1910, 1924 United States Women’s Champion


  • 1910 – 1912 Canadian Ladies’ Amateur Champion

Other Items of Note:

  • Member of the World Golf Hall of Fame

Other Links relating to Dorothy Campbell Hurd Howe:

World Golf Hall of Fame Profile Profile
Google News Archives

Golf Monthly, November , 1919