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Encyclopedia > Stewart Alexander

Stewart "Skip" Alexander was an American collegiate and professional golfer. Alexander attended Duke University from 1937 to 1940. During that time, he helped Duke win the Southern Conference Championship in golf three times, won the individual conference title twice, was a two-time Southern Intercollegiate medalist and twice reached the quarter-finals of the National Intercollegiate Tournament. Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor sport where individual players or teams hit a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ... Duke Chapel Duke University is a private university in Durham, North Carolina. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Southern Conference (or SoCon) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAAs Division I-AA for football and Division I for all other sports. ...


Alexander was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but was raised in Durham, North Carolina. He turn professional in 1941 and joined the PGA Tour in 1946. In 1948 he won his first professional tournament, the Tucson Open (now called the Chrysler Classic of Tucson). Independence Hall Philadelphia (sometimes referred to as Philly or the City of Brotherly Love) is the fifth most populous city in the United States and the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, both in area and population. ... City nickname: City of Medicine Location Government Country State County United States North Carolina Durham County Mayor Bill Bell Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 94. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The PGA Tour is an organization that is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main mens professional golf tours. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


In 1950, Alexander was the lone survivor of a plane crash in which his hands were severely burned. After 17 operations, he returned to help the United States win the 1951 Ryder Cup. 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its 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. ...


Alexander won the Ben Hogan Trophy for handicapped golfers in 1959, was inducted into the Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame in 1986 and was a 1987 inductee for the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. Ben Hogan (August 13, 1912 - July 25, 1997) was a professional golf player. ... See also: Handicap (competition) Handicapped is an adjective used to refer to a person or animal who is partially disabled or unable to use a limb or limbs. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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...


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Alexander was born in the Galloway area in the lowlands of Scotland in 1755.
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Alexander Stewart II was the second son of William Charlie and Mary Polly Crank Stewart.
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The fourth son of the latter, Alexander Stewart, was ancestor of the Stewarts of Grandtully.
From Bonkyl’s fourth son came the Stewarts of Innermeath in Strathearn, from whom descended the Stewart Lords of Lorn, the Stewarts of Murthly and Grandtully, the Stewart Earls of Athol, and the Stewarts of Appin.
Septs of the Stewarts of Appin: Carmichael, Combich, Livingston, Livingstone, MacCombich, Mackinlay, Maclae, Maclay, Maclea, Macleay, MacMichael.
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