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Encyclopedia > Amy Alcott

Amy Alcott (born February 22, 1956 in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American professional golfer. Image File history File links Alcott_Amy_lg. ... Image File history File links Alcott_Amy_lg. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: City of Fountains or Heart of America Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... Greg Norman - one of the greatest ever golfers on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ...


Alcott wasted little time establishing herself on the competitive scene, winning the 1973 United States Girls Junior Amateur Golf Championship. She turned pro in 1975 while she was still a teenager and promptly won the Orange Blossom Classic in just her third start. By the end of the season, she had earned Rookie of the Year honors. 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... The United States Girls Junior Championship is a golf championship organized by the United States Golf Association for girls under the age of eighteen. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... A separate article is about the punk band called The Adolescents. ...


Alcott won twenty-nine events on the LPGA Tour, including five major championships. She finished in the top ten on the money list eleven times between 1976 and 1988, with her best finishes being back to back third places in 1979 and 1980. The LPGA is the Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... Womens golf has evolved a set of major tournaments which parallels that in mens golf, but the womens system is younger and has been less stable that the mens. ...


Alcott was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1999. // The World Golf Hall of Fame is located in St. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ...


Major championships

The Canadian Womens Open is a professional golf tournament for women once known as La Canadienne, later the Peter Jackson Classic, du Maurier Classic, and the du Maurier Ltd Classic, (also Classique du Maurier Ltee) until tobacco restrictions came into force in Canada. ... The U.S. Womens Open Golf Championship is one of the LPGAs major championships along with the LPGA Championship, the Womens British Open, and the Kraft Nabisco Championship. ... The Kraft Nabisco Championship (originally the Colgate/Dinah Shore Winners Circle Championship) is one of the four major golf tournaments for women on the LPGA Tour. ... The Kraft Nabisco Championship (originally the Colgate/Dinah Shore Winners Circle Championship) is one of the four major golf tournaments for women on the LPGA Tour. ... The Kraft Nabisco Championship (originally the Colgate/Dinah Shore Winners Circle Championship) is one of the four major golf tournaments for women on the LPGA Tour. ...

See also

This table lists players with 20 or more wins on the LPGA Tour as of March 19, 2006. ... This article lists all the women who have won the LPGA Tours past and present major championships by number of victories. ...

External links

  • Profile on the LPGA's official site
  • Profile Amy Alcott
  • Amy Alcott Bio

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Amy Alcott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (199 words)
Amy Alcott (born February 22, 1956 in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American professional golfer.
Alcott wasted little time establishing herself on the competitive scene, winning the 1973 United States Girls Junior Amateur Golf Championship.
Alcott was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1999.
Louisa May Alcott - MSN Encarta (707 words)
Alcott’s best-known book is the novel Little Women (1868-1869), which portrays the trials and triumphs of four sisters growing up in New England in the 19th century.
Alcott did not formally join the women’s rights movement, but she endorsed its goals.
Alcott devoted the last years of her life to her writing, to caring for one of her nieces, and to the temperance movement, which worked to prohibit the drinking of alcohol.
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