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How Nancy Dickens Broke Through Golf’s Glass Ceiling
As the club manager for upscale Kierland Golf Club in Scottsdale, Nancy Dickens holds some lofty status among her peers in the golf industry. That she rose from the superintendent’s position at Kierland Golf Club to actually run the entire operation of the club for her employer, Troon Golf, also speaks volumes. But when you consider that Dickens is only one of 12 women in the country vs. approximately 2,000 men who are certified golf course superintendents by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (the official body), Dickens becomes even more unique. READ MORE
Equipment: How Many Hybrids Should I Have in My Bag?
Don’t you love your hybrids? What did we ever do without them? I love mine too, but I am seeing within my teaching that there are many golfers who are trying to strictly use hybrids – and that severely limits the shots they can play on the course. READ MORE
Women’s Golf Legend Peggy Kirk Bell Passes Away at Age 95
Peggy Kirk Bell, a member of the 1950 USA Curtis Cup team, winner of the 1990 Bob Jones Award, one of golf’s foremost instructors and an inspirational ambassador for the game, died on Nov. 23 at the age of 95. Bell was born Margaret Anne Kirk on Oct. 28, 1921, in Findlay, Ohio, and cited her father as a strong early influence. READ MORE