Phyllis O'Donnell (born 1937) is an Australian surfer who became the first Women's World Surfing Champion. O'Donnell won the championship in 1964 at the age of 27. At the time of her championship, surfing was dominated by men and her championship was regarded as a step forward for women's recognition in the sport.
O'Donnell also won the Women's division of the Australian National Titles in surfing in 1964 and 1965.
In 2014 she was inducted into the Surfing Walk of Fame, which is in Huntington Beach, California. 
- Southerden, op. cit. p 11
- Southerden, op. cit. p 12
- Warshaw, op. cit p 29
- Surf's Up: The Girl's Guide to Surfing by Louise Southerden, Random House, 2005, ISBN 978-0-345-47661-6.
- The Encyclopedia of Surfing by Matt Warshaw, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005, ISBN 978-0-156-03251-3.
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