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Diana Fishwick

Women's History Month

Diana Fishwick was a member of North Foreland Golf Club (among others). She won national titles in Britain, France, Germany, Holland and Belgium and represented her country many times between 1932 and 1950.

"Diana Fishwick played regularly in the Girls’ Championship at Stoke Park Club during the 1920s, and won in 1927 and 1928. She went on to win the Open Amateur in 1930, the English in 1932 and 1949, the French in 1932, the German in 1936 and 1938, the Belgian in 1938 and the Dutch in 1946. She won the Florida West Coast in 1933, was Kent Champion in 1934 and Surrey Champion in 1936 and 1946. She played in the Curtis Cup in 1932 and 1934 and was non-playing captain in 1950.

She was also captain of the Ladies’ Golf Club and of the ladies’ section of the men’s club at Sunningdale, where she met, and married in 1938, Brigadier-General Critchley, a top-class golfer himself and father of Bruce Critchley, who played on the British Walker Cup team in 1969 and is currently the chief golf commentator on Sky Television."

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