Who's who: Judy Bell

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Who's who: Judy Bell

  • Name:

    Judy Bell
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  • Born:

    Sept 23, 1936 in Wichita, Kansas.
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  • Occupation:

    Amateur golfer; USGA President (1996/97); senior consultant to the USGA Grants and Fellowship Program; golf writer.
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Roll of Honour

Curtis Cups (1960, 1962); Curtis Cups as non-playing Captain (1986, 1988). President USGA 1996, 1997. Donald Ross Award (1999, ASGCA). World Golf Hall of Fame (inducted in 2001).

Did you know?

A very successful and lifelong amateur golfer, who became the first and only female USGA President in 1996-1997. She has been a USGA rules official since the 1970s. Her autobiography is called "Breaking The Mold".

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