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Alexa Stirling, 1916
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Alexa Stirling, 1916

Alexa Stirling (September 5, 1897 - April 15, 1977) was a North American amateur golf champion. September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Political highlights of North America North America is the third largest continent in area and the fourth ranked in population. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ...


Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Alexa Stirling won three consecutive United States Women's Amateur Golf Championships, taking her first in 1916. When no tournanment was held during 1917 and 1918 while the United States participated in World War I, Alexa Stirling became one of the famous "Dixie Kids," a group of golfers that included her long-time friend Bobby Jones who toured the United States to raise money for the Red Cross. After the war, she came back to win the 1919 and 1920 titles. She was also the U.S. Championship's runner-up in 1921 to Marion Hollins, in 1923 to Edith Cummings and again in 1925 to Glenna Collett, a year when she broke Dorothy Campbell's single-round scoring record. Although she did not make it to the finals in the 1927 championship, in the third round she defeated Simone de la Chaume, the British Ladies Amateur Golf Champion. Nickname: The Horizon City, Hotlanta, The Big Peach, A-Town, The ATL Official website: http://www. ... The U.S. Womens Amateur is the leading golf tournament in the United States for female amateur golfers. ... Combatants Allies: Serbia, Russia, France, Romania, Belgium, British Empire, United States, Italy, and others Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Ottoman Empire Casualties Military dead: 5 million Civilian deaths: 3 million Total of dead: 8 million Military dead: 4 million Civilian deaths: 3 million Total dead: 7 million The First... Bobby Jones won the Grand Slam in 1930. ... The Anarchist Black Cross was originally called the Anarchist Red Cross. The band Redd Kross was originally called Red Cross. This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Simone Thion de la Chaume (November 24, 1908 – September 4, 2001) was a champion French golfer. ... The British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship was founded in 1893 by the Ladies Golf Union of Great Britain. ...


In 1920 she won the Canadian Women's Amateur Golf Championship and after finishing second in 1921 and 1925 she won the Canadian title again in 1934. She married Canadian doctor W.G. Fraser and made her home in Ottawa, Ontario where she became an honorary member of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club and was its ladies' champion nine times. This article is about the capital city of Canada. ...


Throughout her life Alexa Stirling Fraser maintained her interest in golf and during the 1976 United States Bicentennial celebrations she returned to Atlanta for the U.S. Open. She passed away the following year at home in Ottawa. The United States Bicentennial was celebrated on Sunday, July 4, 1976, the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. ...


In 1986, Alexa Stirling Fraser was inducted posthumously into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and in 1989 into the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame. Canadian Golf Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for Canadian golfers. ...


 
 

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