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Encyclopedia > Simone de la Chaume

Simone Thion de la Chaume (November 24, 1908September 4, 2001) was a champion French golfer. In 1924 she became the first foreign player to win the British Girls Amateur Golf Championship and in 1927 the first to win the British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship, the then most prestgious tournament in British and European ladies' golf and an event her daughter Catherine would also win forty-two years later. November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... The British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship was founded in 1893 by the Ladies Golf Union of Great Britain. ... Catherine Lacoste (born 1945) is a French golfer. ...


At the 1927 United States Women's Amateur Golf Championship she lost in the third round to former three-time champion, Alexa Stirling.


While attending a Davis Cup match, Simone de la Chaume met the French tennis star René Lacoste. They married in 1929 and had three sons and a daughter. The Lacoste's would go on to form the Lascoste company and build a sportswear empire. Logo The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... Tennis ball This article is about the sport. ... René Lacoste Jean René Lacoste (July 2, 1904 - October 12, 1996) was a famous French tennis player, businessman, and innovator, nicknamed the crocodile by fans; he is now mostly known as being the namesake of the Lacoste tennis shirt, which he introduced in 1929. ... Lacoste is a French apparel company, founded in 1933. ...


She founded the Golf de Chantaco club in Saint-Jean-de-Luz in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département of France near Biarritz. Saint-Jean-de-Luz (Basque Donibane Lohitzun) is a commune of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département in France. ... Pyrénées-Atlantiques (Gascon: Pirenèus-Atlantics; Basque: Pirinio-Atlantiarrak or Pirinio-Atlantikoak) is a département in the southwest of France which takes its name from the Pyrenees mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. ... Template:France divisions levels, Junkyard Willie The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France and many former French colonies, roughly analogous to British counties. ... Tourist Office Hotel du Palais or Eugenie Palace La Grande Plage, the towns largest beach Biarritz is a town and commune which lies on the Bay of Biscay, on the Atlantic coast, in southwestern France. ...


Simone Lacoste died in Saint-Jean-de-Luz in 2001.


Principal victories:

  • 1924 : British Girls Amateur Golf Championship
  • 1927 : British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship
  • 1930, 1935, 1938, 1939 : French International Ladies Golf Championship
  • 1936, 1937, 1939 : French Ladies National Championship

 
 

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