A Champion in a Man's World: The Biography of Marion Hollins

A Champion in a Man's World: The Biography of Marion Hollins

by David E. Outerbridge, Sleeping Bear
     
 
David Outerbridge tells the tale of an extraordinary woman who is perhaps the sportswoman of the century. Yet, although she filled the newspapers and magazines of her day, her record of amazing accomplishments is not well known today.

Marion Hollins was the United States Women's Amateur Golf Champion, won the Metropolitan Gold Championship three times, the Long

Overview

David Outerbridge tells the tale of an extraordinary woman who is perhaps the sportswoman of the century. Yet, although she filled the newspapers and magazines of her day, her record of amazing accomplishments is not well known today.

Marion Hollins was the United States Women's Amateur Golf Champion, won the Metropolitan Gold Championship three times, the Long Island Championship twice, and the Pebble Beach Championship an unequalled eight times. She was captain of the first U.S. Curtis Cup team, and let it to a strategic upset victory over Joyce Wethered's British team. She helped Baby Didrickson and other champions with their nascent games.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781886947405
Publisher:
Clock Tower Press, LLC
Publication date:
07/03/1998
Pages:
209
Product dimensions:
6.29(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.92(d)

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