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May Hezlet, 1907
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May Hezlet, 1907

May Hezlet (1882 – 1969) was a British golf champion. From a golfing family, she and her sisters Florence and Violet Hezlet became top golfers in their era. In 1899, at the golf course in Newcastle, County Down, May Hezlet defeated Rhona Adair to win the first of her five Irish Ladies Close Championships, three of which came in succession from 1904 to 1906. In two of those victories her sister Florence was the runner-up. That same year, she became the youngest-ever winner of the British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship, an age record that still stands. Golfer after swing. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 54. ... Rhona K. Adair (1878–1961) was a British golf champion. ... The British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship was founded in 1893 by the Ladies Golf Union of Great Britain. ...


Hezlet won the British Championship again in 1902 then in 1904 at Scotland's Royal Troon Golf Club she lost the British championship in the final to Charlotte Dod. She won her third British title in 1907 and her fifth Irish Ladies Close Championship in 1908 at the Royal Portrush Golf Club. Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within Europe Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Royal Troon Golf Club is a golf course located in Ayrshire, Scotland. ... Lottie Dod excelled in tennis, golf, hockey and archery, and competed in several more sports. ... Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland is the only golf club outside of Great Britain which has hosted The Open Championship, the oldest of golfs major championships. ...


May Hezlet published a book titled Ladies Golf in 1904 that was immensely popular and a 2nd edition was published 1907 with an additional updating chapter. In 1912, she contributed to The New Book of Golf by Horace G. Hutchinson.


In 1909, she married a M.E.L. Ross.


 
 

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