|Full name||Opal S. Trout Hill|
|Born||June 2, 1892|
Newport, Nebraska, U.S.
|Died||June 23, 1981 (aged 89)|
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
|Sporting nationality||United States|
|Former tour(s)||LPGA Tour (founder)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in LPGA major championships|
|Western Open||Won: 1935, 1936|
|Titleholders C'ship||7th: 1939|
|U.S. Women's Open||T18: 1947|
Opal Trout was born in Newport, Nebraska but was raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She married Oscar S. Hill, an attorney. As she was suffering from a lingering kidney infection, her doctor recommended mild exercise and she took up golf at the age of 31. She won numerous amateur tournaments.
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- 1928 Trans-Mississippi Women's Amateur, North and South Women's Amateur
- 1929 Women's Western Amateur, Trans-Mississippi Women's Amateur
- 1931 Women's Western Amateur, Trans-Mississippi Women's Amateur
- 1932 Women's Western Amateur
- 1934 Trans-Mississippi Women's Amateur
- 1935 Missouri Women's Amateur
- 1936 Missouri Women's Amateur
- 1937 Missouri Women's Amateur
|1935||Women's Western Open||9 & 7||Mrs. S.L. Reinhart (a)|
|1936||Women's Western Open||3 & 2||Mrs. Charles Dennehy (a)|
- Elliott, Len; Kelly, Barbara (1976). Who's Who in Golf. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. p. 92. ISBN 0-87000-225-2.
- "Opal Hill: Professional Golfer Helped Organize What Later Became The LPGA". Toledo Blade. Toledo, Ohio. June 24, 1981. Retrieved April 18, 2010.
- LPGA profile
- "History of Women's Golf in America – From Amateur to Professional" Archived June 15, 2008, at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on March 10, 2008)
- "About the LPGA - Our Founders". LPGA.