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By Los Angeles Times | March 30, 1991
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Amy Alcott said Gene Littler once told her that there are only one or two weeks every year when your golf game and body are in tune -- and that's when you win.Alcott appears to be enjoying such a conjunction now.She shot 2-under-par 70 yesterday in the Nabisco Dinah Shore tournament at Mission Hills Country Club to maintain her lead after an opening round of 67.With her 36-hole total of 137, 7 under par, Alcott has a two-stroke lead...
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By Jerry Crowe, Tribune Newspapers | March 23, 2011
Water still draws Amy Alcott. The LPGA Hall of Famer, famous for sparking a women's golf tradition by jumping into a greenside lake after winning the Nabisco Dinah Shore tournament, is often found churning laps at Southern California swimming pools. "I'm not a good swimmer," Alcott, 55, says, "but I enjoy being in the water and exercising. " Nor has the winner of five major championships and 24 other LPGA Tour events ruled out another leap into a lake. On April 2, in conjunction with the Kraft Nabisco Championship in Rancho Mirage, Calif., she'll host the inaugural Fresh & Easy Dinah Shore Charity Pro-Am, featuring legends such as her, Nancy Lopez, Pat Bradley and Patty Sheehan.
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By Jerry Bembry and Jerry Bembry,Staff Writer | May 17, 1992
BETHESDA -- Officials of the Mazda LPGA Championship wanted to put their best faces before the national television audience. So, when NBC-TV said it would move its telecast back an hour to noon, officials had the top players tee off in the first several groups.Betsy King, JoAnne Carner and Amy Alcott were the first group to tee off in the third round -- coming after the completion of the second round, which was suspended Friday because of rain. It was a change -- the top golfers usually start late -- that the leaders didn't seem to mind.
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By Jerry Bembry and Jerry Bembry,Staff Writer | May 17, 1992
BETHESDA -- Officials of the Mazda LPGA Championship wanted to put their best faces before the national television audience. So, when NBC-TV said it would move its telecast back an hour to noon, officials had the top players tee off in the first several groups.Betsy King, JoAnne Carner and Amy Alcott were the first group to tee off in the third round -- coming after the completion of the second round, which was suspended Friday because of rain. It was a change -- the top golfers usually start late -- that the leaders didn't seem to mind.
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By Jerry Bembry and Jerry Bembry,Staff Writer | May 16, 1992
BETHESDA -- After a second round that placed her 4-under par and among the leaders in the Mazda LPGA Championship, veteran Amy Alcott offered her philosophy on winning."
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June 10, 1991
SOMERS POINT, N.J. -- Jane Geddes delayed Amy Alcott's trip to the LPGA Hall of Fame with great saves on the final two holes and won by one shot.Alcott, who would have become the 12th player to attain the highest honor in women's golf, finished tied for second with Cindy Schreyer.Alcott, 35, nearly pulled off win No. 30, which would have gotten her into the Hall of Fame. She rallied from four strokes back after 12 holes and moved into a three-way tie for first with birdies at the 13th and 14th holes, coupled with a double bogey by Geddes at No. 13.Judy Dickinson, seeking her first win in five years, was the other player on top of the leaderboard.
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,Sun Staff Correspondent | June 23, 1991
ROCKLAND, Del. -- Amy Alcott would like to do other things in her life than play golf. Alcott, who spent part of several off-seasons as a short-order cook in a friend's restaurant, has considered taking acting lessons."
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By Robert Lohrer and Robert Lohrer,Knight-Ridder News Service | February 9, 1992
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The odds of one player winning a golf tournament are never great, even for a sure LPGA Hall of Famer such as Amy Alcott. But the way Alcott figures it, she's lucky to be alive, much less playing in the Phar-Mor at Inverrary.Two weeks ago, Alcott, 36, was on her way to her regular golf game, driving down Sunset Boulevard in Southern California, when her car was sideswiped by another vehicle."I'm still shook up," Alcott said Thursday at Inverrary. "The fact that I'm walking is a miracle."
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By Tom Shatel and Tom Shatel,Dallas Morning News | July 12, 1991
FORT WORTH, Texas -- After a 50-year hiatus, the U.S. Golf Association returned to Colonial Country Club to remind everyone just what a U.S. Open is all about: tough shots and complaints, in that order.In the case of yesterday's first round of the U.S. Women's Open, Pat Bradley shot a 2-under-par 69 to take the lead, but the 40-year-old LPGA veteran wasn't what everyone was talking -- or griping -- about.It was how USGA officials, some players thought, felt a need to remind the women that they were playing their national championship, not the Corning Classic.
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By Phil Jackman | June 5, 1991
Reading time, two minutes: Next time one of those uppity National League types (and were tired of seeing weak-hitting pitchers come to bat. The American League wouldn't go along, so pitchers hit (and put spectators to sleep) for 45 more years.This tidbit is one of the many fascinating facts contained in "The Baseball Chronology," an epic undertaking edited by Jim Charlton. Also, it was on Aug. 31, 1957, that legendary Orioles minor-league flame-thrower Steve Dalkowski turned in one of his classic efforts for Kingsport (Appalachian League)
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By Jerry Bembry and Jerry Bembry,Staff Writer | May 16, 1992
BETHESDA -- After a second round that placed her 4-under par and among the leaders in the Mazda LPGA Championship, veteran Amy Alcott offered her philosophy on winning."
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By Robert Lohrer and Robert Lohrer,Knight-Ridder News Service | February 9, 1992
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The odds of one player winning a golf tournament are never great, even for a sure LPGA Hall of Famer such as Amy Alcott. But the way Alcott figures it, she's lucky to be alive, much less playing in the Phar-Mor at Inverrary.Two weeks ago, Alcott, 36, was on her way to her regular golf game, driving down Sunset Boulevard in Southern California, when her car was sideswiped by another vehicle."I'm still shook up," Alcott said Thursday at Inverrary. "The fact that I'm walking is a miracle."
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By Tom Shatel and Tom Shatel,Dallas Morning News | July 12, 1991
FORT WORTH, Texas -- After a 50-year hiatus, the U.S. Golf Association returned to Colonial Country Club to remind everyone just what a U.S. Open is all about: tough shots and complaints, in that order.In the case of yesterday's first round of the U.S. Women's Open, Pat Bradley shot a 2-under-par 69 to take the lead, but the 40-year-old LPGA veteran wasn't what everyone was talking -- or griping -- about.It was how USGA officials, some players thought, felt a need to remind the women that they were playing their national championship, not the Corning Classic.
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,Sun Staff Correspondent | June 23, 1991
ROCKLAND, Del. -- Amy Alcott would like to do other things in her life than play golf. Alcott, who spent part of several off-seasons as a short-order cook in a friend's restaurant, has considered taking acting lessons."
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June 10, 1991
SOMERS POINT, N.J. -- Jane Geddes delayed Amy Alcott's trip to the LPGA Hall of Fame with great saves on the final two holes and won by one shot.Alcott, who would have become the 12th player to attain the highest honor in women's golf, finished tied for second with Cindy Schreyer.Alcott, 35, nearly pulled off win No. 30, which would have gotten her into the Hall of Fame. She rallied from four strokes back after 12 holes and moved into a three-way tie for first with birdies at the 13th and 14th holes, coupled with a double bogey by Geddes at No. 13.Judy Dickinson, seeking her first win in five years, was the other player on top of the leaderboard.
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By Phil Jackman | June 5, 1991
Reading time, two minutes: Next time one of those uppity National League types (and were tired of seeing weak-hitting pitchers come to bat. The American League wouldn't go along, so pitchers hit (and put spectators to sleep) for 45 more years.This tidbit is one of the many fascinating facts contained in "The Baseball Chronology," an epic undertaking edited by Jim Charlton. Also, it was on Aug. 31, 1957, that legendary Orioles minor-league flame-thrower Steve Dalkowski turned in one of his classic efforts for Kingsport (Appalachian League)
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By Jerry Crowe, Tribune Newspapers | March 23, 2011
Water still draws Amy Alcott. The LPGA Hall of Famer, famous for sparking a women's golf tradition by jumping into a greenside lake after winning the Nabisco Dinah Shore tournament, is often found churning laps at Southern California swimming pools. "I'm not a good swimmer," Alcott, 55, says, "but I enjoy being in the water and exercising. " Nor has the winner of five major championships and 24 other LPGA Tour events ruled out another leap into a lake. On April 2, in conjunction with the Kraft Nabisco Championship in Rancho Mirage, Calif., she'll host the inaugural Fresh & Easy Dinah Shore Charity Pro-Am, featuring legends such as her, Nancy Lopez, Pat Bradley and Patty Sheehan.
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May 6, 1999
PGA TourCompaq ClassicSite: New Orleans.Schedule: Today-Sunday.Course: English Turn Golf & Country Club (7,106 yards, par 72).Purse: $2.6 million.TV: ESPN (today-tomorrow, 4-6 p.m.); ABC (Saturday, 4-6 p.m.; Sunday, 3-6 p.m.).Last year: England's Lee Westwood closed with a 3-under 69 for a three-stroke victory over Steve Flesch.Last week: Stuart Appleby beat John Cook and Hal Sutton by one stroke to win the Houston Open.Note: The tournament was previously known as the Freeport-McDermott Classic at New Orleans and was played the week before the Masters last year.
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By Los Angeles Times | March 30, 1991
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Amy Alcott said Gene Littler once told her that there are only one or two weeks every year when your golf game and body are in tune -- and that's when you win.Alcott appears to be enjoying such a conjunction now.She shot 2-under-par 70 yesterday in the Nabisco Dinah Shore tournament at Mission Hills Country Club to maintain her lead after an opening round of 67.With her 36-hole total of 137, 7 under par, Alcott has a two-stroke lead...
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