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Alice Dye (born 1927 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American golf champion and golf course designer known as the "First Lady" of golf architecture in the United States. 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Flag Seal Location Location in the state of Indiana Coordinates , Government County Marion Founded 1821 Mayor Bart Peterson (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 953. ... Golfer after swing. ... This article is about the sport of golf. ... The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece Architecture (from Latin, architectura and ultimately from Greek, αρχιτεκτων, a master builder, from αρχι- chief, leader and τεκτων, builder, carpenter) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ...


She was born Alice O'Neal and began playing golf at a young age, winning eleven Indianapolis Women's City titles. In 1946 she won the first of her nine Indiana Women's Golf Association Amateur Championships. While a student at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, she was captain of the golf team. At college she met Paul "Pete" Dye, Jr. following his discharge from World War II military service. She graduated in 1948 with a B.S. degree and in early 1950, she and Pete Dye were married. Their marriage produced two children and one of the top design teams of American golf courses, famous for their design of the TPC at Sawgrass. She became the first woman president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, and the first to serve as an independent director of Professional Golfers' Association of America (PGA). Rollins College is a private, nonsectarian university located in Winter Park, Florida. ... Park Avenue, in the heart of Winter Park, is a shoppers mecca. ... Combatants Allies: Soviet Union United States United Kingdom and others Axis Powers: Germany Japan Italy and others Commanders Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Harry S. Truman Winston Churchill Adolf Hitler Hideki Tojo Benito Mussolini Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000,000 Total dead: 50,000,000 Military... BS or bs is an abbreviation with multiple meanings, including: Bachelor of Science degree British Standard Bahamas (ISO country code) The postcode for Bristol, England A somewhat more polite abbreviation of bullshit A card game The Swiss canton of Basel_Stadt Shorthand for the backspace and the backspace control character Shorthand... The Stadium Courses famous (or infamous) 17th hole The TPC at Sawgrass is a well-known golf course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, and was the inaugural Tournament Players Club. ... Founded in 1916, the Professional Golfers Association of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States and claims to be the largest working sports organization in the world with more than 27,000 members. ...


She won the 1968 North and South Women's Amateur Golf Championship and was a member of the 1970 United States Curtis Cup team. Alice Dye won the 1978 and 1979 United States Senior Women's Amateur Golf Championship as well as two Canadian Senior Women's Championships. The North and South Womens Amateur Golf Championship is an annual golf tournament held since 1903 at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. ... The Curtis Cup is the best known team tournament for women amateur golfers. ... The United States Senior Womens Amateur Golf Championship was launched in 1962 as an annual tournament for female amateur golfing competitors at least 50 years of age. ...


She has been a member of the USGA Women's Committee, the LPGA Advisory Council and a member of the Board of Directors of the Women's Western Amateur who honored her with their Woman of Distinction Award. She and her husband established a golf training program at Purdue University. The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities and the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... See also: Purdue University System Purdue University is a public land-grant university whose primary campus is located in West Lafayette, Indiana on the bluffs above the Wabash River. ...


Alice Dye was inducted into the Indiana Golf Hall of Fame in 1976 and in 2004 was voted the PGA's First Lady of Golf Award. She collaborated on the book "From Birdies to Bunkers: Discover How Golf Can Bring Love, Humor and Success into Your Life" that was published in 2004 with a Foreword by Nancy Lopez. A foreword is a literary device that is often found in the beginning of a piece of literature, before the introduction. ... Nancy Lopez (born January 6, 1957 in Torrance, California; raised in Roswell, New Mexico) is one of the most famous women in the history of the sport of golf. ...



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