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The Curtis Cup is the best known team tournament for women amateur golfers. It began in 1932 and is contested by teams representing the United States and "Great Britain and Ireland". These were also the original teams in the Ryder Cup, but unlike that competition, the Curtis Cup has not widened the Great Britain and Ireland team to include all Europeans. Many women who have gone on to become stars of women's professional golf have played in the Curtis Cup. This list of golf players, known as golfers includes the most notable players of the sport, who are almost exclusively professionals in the sport. ... The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... Great Britain - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... A true colour image of Ireland, captured by a NASA satellite on January 4, 2003. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... This article is about the continent. ...


The Curtis Cup is played every two years in even numbered years. It alternates between the two sides of the Atlantic. The teams consist of eight golfers. The United States won the 2004 event, extending its overall lead to 24 wins to 6, with 3 ties. Then fourteen year old Michelle Wie played for the U.S. becoming the youngest player in Curtis Cup history. She won both of her singles matches. The Atlantic Ocean is Earths second-largest ocean, covering approximately one-fifth of its surface. ... Michelle Wie (born October 11, 1989) is an up-and-coming player in the world of competitive golf. ...


External link

Official site (most of the information is in the "2004 Archive" section) (http://www.curtiscup.org/)


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Curtis Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (639 words)
The first Curtis Cup Match was played in 1932 at the Wentworth Club in England, and was won by the American team.
The trophy, a silver bowl of Paul Revere design, was donated by Harriot Curtis (who had won the United States Women's Amateur Golf Championship in 1906) and her sister Margaret (who had won it in 1907, 1911, and 1912).
The Curtis Cup Match is played every two years in even numbered years, alternating between the two sides of the Atlantic.
deseretnews.com | Curtis Cup contribution earns Thurman athlete of the month award (889 words)
It was the final day of the biennial Curtis Cup, featuring the top amateurs from the United States against a combined team from Great Britain and Ireland.
Since the Americans were the defending Curtis Cup champs, a 9-9 tie would have been enough to keep the Cup for the United States.
She was the only player on either team to earn three points, helping the U.S. retain the Curtis Cup for the fourth straight time dating back to 1998.
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