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Vicki Goetze-Ackerman (born October 17, 1972 in Mishicot, Wisconsin, The United States of America) is an American golfing champion. Living in Hull, Georgia, she was voted "Player of the Year" from 1988 to 1990 by the American Junior Golf Association. In 1989 she was still only 16 years old when she defeated Brandie Burton to become the third youngest winner in the history of the United States Women's Amateur Golf Championship at the Pinehurst Country Club, in Pinehurst, North Carolina. She was named the 1989 Titleist/Golfweek Amateur Player of the Year. is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mishicot is a village located in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42° 30′ N to 47° 05′ N  - Longitude 86° 46′ W to 92° 53′ W Population  Ranked... This article is about the sport. ... Hull is a city in Madison County, Georgia, United States. ... The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) has been running elite tournaments for junior golfers of both sexes in the United States since 1978 and as of 2005 it stages 75 a season. ... Brandie Burton (b January 8th 1972, San Bernardino, California) is an American professional golfer. ... The U.S. Womens Amateur is the leading golf tournament in the United States for female amateur golfers. ... Photo of the Carolina Hotel, the largest and primary hotel on the Pinehurst Resort grounds. ... Pinehurst is a village in Moore County, North Carolina, United States. ... Titleist is a brand name owned by the Acushnet Company, headquartered in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. ...


Enrolled at the University of Georgia, in 1992 Vicki Goetze was the NCAA golfing champion. That year she defeated Annika Sörenstam to win her second U.S. Women's Amateur Championship becoming the first teenager to ever hold both the NCAA and U.S. Women's Amateur championships simultaneously. She was a member of the U.S. Curtis Cup team and the U.S. team at the 1990 and 1992 World Amateur Golf Team Championships. In 1991 and 1992 she earned her second and third Titleist/Golfweek Amateur Player of the Year award. She was awarded the Honda-Broderick Cup in 1992, recognizing her as the National Player of the Year and was also named the National Player of the Year in 1993 by the National Golf Coaches Association. Goetze was also honored as an All-American in 1992 and 1993. The University of Georgia (UGA) is the largest institution of higher learning in the U.S. state of Georgia. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ...   (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer. ... The Curtis Cup is the best known team tournament for women amateur golfers. ... The International Golf Federation is an organisation which, despite its grand title, occupies only a small place in the structure of golf. ... The Broderick Awards are voted on by a national panel of womens collegiate athletic directors. ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ...


Vicki Goetze joined the LPGA Tour in 1994. Although she has been competitive and twice was runner-up at the LPGA Corning Classic, Goetze has not achieved the same level of success as she had as an amateur and has yet to win an LPGA tournament. She married Jim Ackerman in 1997 and in 2005 gave birth to their first child, son Jacob Aiden Ackerman. The LPGA is the Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...


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