Jill Thornhill

Jill Thornhill

RAFGS member, Jill Thornhill’s record as a golfer is truly impressive:

  • British Ladies Amateur Champion 1983
  • English Ladies Close Champion 1986 (Runner-up in 1974)
  • Curtis Cup Appearances 1984, 1986 & 1988 (in winning side each time, and with an exceptional record of just 2 defeats and a total of 8.5 points)
  • Curtis Cup Captain 1990
  • Home International Matches – English Ladies Appearances 1965, 1974, 1982, 1983-1984 With Laura Davies, & 1985-1988
  • European Ladies Team Champion 1985
  • Vagliano Trophy 1963, 1983, 1985, 1987 & 1989 (Captain)
  • Daily Telegraph Lady Golfer of the Year 1983
  • Avis Ladies International Winner 1970
  • Hampshire Rose 1982, 1987 & 1988
  • Lady Astor Salver 1972 & 1975
  • Newmark International Winner 1971
  • Welsh Open Strokeplay Champion 1983
  • New Zealand Foursomes Champion 1986
  • British Senior Champion 1993
  • GB v Belgium & France 1949-1957
  • Surrey Ladies County Champion 1962, 1964, 1965, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1996 & 1997
  • Member of winning Surrey team in County Championships 1968, 1974, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1988 & 1997
  • Worplesdon Foursomes 1975 (with husband John) (Runner –up 1974)
  • Mothers & Daughters Foursomes (Royal Mid-Surrey) 1987 & 2002
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