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The Players Championship
Jane O. Emich, championship golfer
Jane O. Emich, championship golfer

Jane O. Emich, an outstanding Maryland golfer who during her more than 60-year career won numerous state and regional titles, died May 20 of respiratory failure at her home in the Brightwood retirement community. She was 95. "Jane Emich was not only a great golfer, one of the best ever in Maryland, she was a gracious lady who by her kind and selfless demeanor enriched the game of golf in Maryland and widely beyond," said Jack R. Palmer, former president of the Baltimore Country Club and chairman of the PGA Players Championship held at the club in 2007 and 2009. The daughter of George Frederick Obrecht, a Baltimore businessman and developer, and Fanny Oates Obrecht, Jane Obrecht...