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Encyclopedia > Dugan Aycock

Dugan "Doog" Aycock (April 8, 1908 in Charlotte, North Carolina - March 23, 2001) was an American professional golfer and golf course designer. Aycock was a member of the PGA for 68 years and served as the Carolinas Section President for more than 15 years and as National Vice President (now known as District Director). April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... 1908 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... For other places or people named Charlotte, see Charlotte (disambiguation). ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ... Categories: Sports stubs | Golf associations | Golf terminology ...


In 1938, Aycock designed the Lexington Country Club and was its head head professional there for 38 of the next 40 years. 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


During World War II, Aycock was the special services director of his Army unit. He smuggled golf equipment into Italy and North Africa in a shipment of kitchen fixtures, helped rebuild golf courses there, and even organized an Army tournament. Among the players who participated were Tommy Bolt and Bobby Locke. Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... North Africa is a region generally considered to include: Algeria Egypt Libya Mauritania Morocco Sudan Tunisia Western Sahara The Canary Islands, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Madeira are sometimes considered to be a part of North Africa. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ...


To raise money for the March of Dimes campaign against polio in 1947, Aycock came up with the idea of playing golf cross-country from Lexington, North Carolina to the ninth hole at Thomasville Golf Course; a distance of about 10 miles (16 km). Donors were asked to contribute and guess how many strokes it would take Aycock to complete the "hole". He teed off from a square in downtown Lexington and was allowed to tee the ball up on every shot except those that found water or ditches. He had to take penalty shots on those. It took Aycock a total of 114 strokes to go the entire 10 miles. Prior to starting, he wrote on a piece of paper sealed in an envelope that he thought it would take him 115 strokes. The event raised more than $5,000. March of Dimes is the name of several health charities in the United States and Canada. ... Poliomyelitis (polio), or infantile paralysis, is a viral paralytic disease. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Lexington is the county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. ...


In 1957, Aycock was named national PGA Golf Professional of the Year. He was inducted into the Carolinas PGA Hall of Fame in 1981, the Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame in 1982, and the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in 1969. In addition to serving several terms as The PGA's vice president, he was a member of its executive committee, served on the PGA's Ryder Cup committee, and officiated at the Matches on multiple occasions. 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 is a number and represents a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar Events January January 6 - William Bonin is convicted of being the freeway killer. January 8 - AT&T agrees to divest itself of twenty-two subdivisions January 11 - Mark Thatcher, son of the British Prime... The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame was established in February 1963, with the support of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, to honor those persons who by excellence of their activities in or connected with the world of sports have brought recognition and esteem to themselves and to the State... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 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. ...


Today, the Davidson County Amateur Champion is named in his honor. Davidson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ...


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Triad Golf Today Magazine: - May 2001 - Dugan Aycock Will Be Missed, But Not Forgotten (959 words)
Aycock was a fixture at professional tournaments throughout North Carolina, serving as the 18th hole announcer at the Greater Greensboro Open (now Chrysler Classic) for many years.
Aycock designed Lexington Country Club and was head professional there for 38 of the next 40 years, starting in 1938.
Aycock was allowed to tee the ball up on every shot except those that found water or ditches.
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