Marge Burns was a top amateur golfer who was born in Orlando but raised in Greensboro. Burns began playing golf as teenager and was a 1946 graduate of UNC Greensboro. Burns dominated mid-South amateur golf for two decades winning six Women’s Carolinas titles, 10 North Carolina state championships, and the Eastern Amateur title. Burns received the Teague Award as top female athlete in the Carolinas five times. Burns became a teaching professional in the 1970s and was named 1976 LPGA Teacher of the Year. Burns is a member of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame and the UNC Greensboro Athletics Hall of Fame.