Ann Samford Upchurch
Ann Samford Upchurch
Year: 1948
Team: Tennis
Induction Class: 2006

Ann Samford Upchurch '48 is the youngest Alabama State Golf Champion ever and the first to win titles in each of the three decades, capturing the title in 1946, 1956 and 1963. Among her many involvements while a student at Sweet Briar were varsity tennis and serving as vice president of the Athletic Association. Upchurch was active for years in Alabama women's golf, and served on the national rules committee.