MRS. FLORENCE (Florrie) KEATING

Golf - 1984

MRS. FLORENCE (Florrie) KEATING - (Died 1972). Florrie, wife of Charter Golf Hall of Famer Charley Keating, was among top women golfers in State from 1955 until her death 12 years ago... Took up the game in 1938, learning it from her father, a pro... Locally, Florrie was Corning Country Club champ 3 straight years (1960-62), and runner-up 5 other times through '68... Won or took high spots in state tourneys between 1955-68, including State Am, State Amateur Seniors and USGA National Golf Championship in Rochester... Over the years, she was medalist and/or winner of many Tier invitationals and district tourneys.