Golf is a spiritual game. It’s like Zen. You have to let your mind take over.
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|22nd February, 1956
Amy Alcott was born in Kansas City, Missouri. She is an American professional golfer and golf course designer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1975, and won five major championships and 29 LPGA Tour events in all. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. She is part of the architectural team designing the golf course for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. She won the U.S. Girls' Junior in 1973, turned pro in 1975 at age 18. Alcott win four tournaments in a year three times, in 1979, 1980, and 1984. Her best year came in 1980, when in addition to those four victories she also won the LPGA Vare Trophy for lowest scoring average, finished second five times and was in the Top 10 in 21 out of 28 tournaments played. Alcott's first major championship victory came at the 1979 Peter Jackson Classic. She went on to win the U.S. Women's Open in 1980 and the Nabisco Dinah Shore in three times, in 1983, 1988, and 1991. Alcott started working in golf course design and also hosted a satellite radio program. She has written an instructional book and taped an instructional video. In July 2007, Alcott accepted the position as girls' golf coach at Harvard-Westlake School in North Hollywood, California.
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