Betty Hicks
Professional golfer
Betty Hicks
Elizabeth M. "Betty" Hicks was an American professional golfer, golf coach and teacher, aviator, and author. She also competed under her married name, Betty Hicks Newell. Hicks was born in Long Beach, California. As an amateur golfer, she won the 1941 U.S. Women's Amateur and was Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year. She turned professional later that year.
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Hunger at Home: Local Heroes Come to the Rescue - ABC News
Google News - over 5 years
Watch Video Damron drove his neighbor Betty Hicks to the church. She told ABC News her food stamps only go so far. "We ate dog food," she said. "We ate it because we had to and we ate out of our dusty dumpster. ... We'd check the rot, and we'd cut it
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Thousands of students return to school - Gainesville Sun
Google News - over 5 years
Betty Hicks, at center, her sister Linda McMillan, and Gainesville Police Officer David Schramek finish working traffic for Talbot Elementary School's first day of the new school year Monday, Aug. 22. By Jackie Alexander It was a big day for
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AP Sportlight - Kitsap Sun
Google News - over 5 years
1948 — Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins the US Women's Open golf title over Betty Hicks. 1950 — Ezzard Charles knocks out Freddie Beshore in the 14th round to retain his world heavyweight title. 1965 — Dave Marr edges Jack Nicklaus and Billy Casper to
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Stockton Waterfront Violence Has Business Owners Worried - KTXL
Google News - over 5 years
Betty Hicks says something needs to be done. "Get it taken care of because right now, people aren't coming to work. I haven't seen my people in two days." Nena's had already started looking for ways to raise money to bring the police back,
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The life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias - Beaumont Enterprise
Google News - over 5 years
(AP Photo/Ed Maloney) Photo: STF, ED MALONEY / 2007 AP Golfers Betty Hicks, Babe Zaharias and Betsy Rawls pose together before starting round in the US Women's Open National Golf Championship at the Salem Country Club in Peabody, Mass., on July 1,
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PHOTO GALLERY:Sports - Leesville Daily Leader
Google News - over 5 years
... Ryleigh Hicks, Lauren Kreyenbuhl, Jordan LaFosse, (middle row) Desiree Behrens, Korie Kreps, Annabelle Sellers, Jazmyne Armendariz, Briahana Bennett, (back row) coach Betty Hicks, coach Scott Kreps, coach Mike LaFosse and coach Shane Bennet
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Rev. Hattie Chisholm - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
Google News - over 5 years
Fredine Patterson, Johnny Burris, Archie Stover and Betty Hicks will be assisting. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Chisholm was born to the late Robert and Hattie Richardson Leach on October 1, 1938, in York County
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Topham Park women celebrate 25 years of softball - insideTORONTO.com
Google News - over 5 years
"Our oldest player can still hit a home run," said Betty Hicks, a coach and player and one of the founding members of the league. This year the league has 60 members and a wait list, which is typical, Hicks said. "We're a group of women who have fun,
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Golf: Two aces at Coed-y-Mwstwr tournaments - WalesOnline
Google News - over 5 years
The first was witnessed during the Betty Hicks qualifying tournament with reigning club champion Gary Dowling recording a much talked about ace on the 17th. Dowling, who was partnering women's captain Nicola Hopkins, hit the target with a
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'Gems and Gents' make parents proud - MiamiHerald.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Nikki Young is president of the sorority and the Gems and Gents committee members are: Ivis M. Richardson, chairwoman; Teria Brown, co-chair, Leola Adams, Vannie Barr-Fisher, Hattie Burnett, Bertha Carson, Mary Dunn, Betty Hicks, Doris Neal,
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Assembly urged to eliminate citywide voting for supervisors - Nevada Appeal
Google News - almost 6 years
Betty Hicks, who has run unsuccessfully for Reno city council, said it should be the people in each ward who decide. Rob Joiner, an unsuccessful supervisor candidate in the 2010 elections, said many people he saw during the campaign thought voting was
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Bowling results - Knoxville News Sentinel
Google News - almost 6 years
... Cheri Coldwate 190 - 494, Annette Lovelace 213 - 488, Carlena Strader 191 - 487, Rose Clevenger 465, Nancy Gordon 174 - 461, Betty Hicks 461. Fountain Lanes: Men - Gene Allmon 246 - 608, Mike Cate 563, Barry McGill 213 - 562, Sidney McGhee 224
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KSU Museum Director And Noted Dress Historian To Discuss Katharine Hepburn's ... - PRLog.Org (press release)
Google News - almost 6 years
The flattering, comfortable outfits designed by Orry-Kelly, Hepburn's obvious prowess as an accomplished golfer and tennis player, and cameo appearances by women sports legends Babe Zaharias, Betty Hicks, Helen Dettweiler, Gussie Moran,
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GOLF: NOTEBOOK; Woods Begins New Year Where Last One Ended
NYTimes - about 17 years
Instead of being spoiled by success, Tiger Woods is motivated by it. Woods's insatiable desire for excellence has been the driving force behind his phenomenal winning streak, which reached five consecutive starts when he won the Mercedes Championships in Kapalua, Hawaii, on Sunday. Almost three years ago, Woods won the Masters by a record-setting
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50 Years Later, Lanza Booms Forth; The Mystique of a Tenor Better Known in Movies Than in Opera
NYTimes - over 18 years
A month before Hollywood discovered him, diverting his singing career and the course of music history, a 26-year-old tenor named Mario Lanza stopped here for an open-air concert with his newly formed Bel Canto Trio. Showered with bravos and raucous whistles, Lanza was pronounced a sensation, ''born to sing.'' This weekend, half a century later, on
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GOLF; Poised Pak Completes a Wire-to-Wire Victory
NYTimes - almost 19 years
It was difficult to determine what was most intriguing about Se Ri Pak -- her poise, her performance or her potential. As a 20-year-old rookie, Pak handled the final-round pressure of a major championship like a 20-year veteran. Whenever challenged, she responded. When problems arose, she solved them. And by winning the McDonald's L.P.G.A.
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Penick's Tips For Women
NYTimes - over 21 years
FOR ALL WHO LOVE THE GAME Lessons and Teachings for Women. By Harvey Penick with Bud Shrake. 188 pp. New York: Simon & Schuster. $20. MOST golf advice for women has been along the patronizing lines of a column by one Dan Forbes that appeared in a Connecticut newspaper last fall, in which we were instructed to base our feel for gripping and swinging
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LONG ISLAND JOURNAL
NYTimes - about 26 years
Case of Missing Flags FOR John Zimmermann, it's been a double whammy. Mr. Zimmermann, co-owner of Deer Park Paint and Hardware, had the flag stolen from in front of his store, and the flag stolen from in front of his house. "It's not very American, is it?" he said. Call it patriotism. Call it larceny. With the United States at war, flags are being
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Betty Hicks
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2011
    Age 90
    Died on February 20, 2011.
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  • 2006
    Age 85
    In 2006, she wrote "My Life: From Fairway to Airway" which chronicles her life in golf and her second career as a pilot.
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  • 1999
    Age 78
    In 1999, she won the Ellen Griffin Rolex award for her efforts in helping the LPGA grow and in teaching the game of golf to women. Hicks is sometimes confused with contemporary Helen Hicks, who won the U.S. Women's Amateur in 1931. Hicks died on February 20, 2011, from Alzheimer's disease.
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  • 1996
    Age 75
    In 1996, she co-authored "Patty Sheehan on Golf" with Patty Sheehan.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1944
    Age 23
    She won the All American Open, which would later become a LPGA Tour event, in 1944.
    More Details Hide Details Hicks coached the women's golf team at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California, where she also coordinated the aviation department. As an author, Hicks co-authored the book "Golf Manual for Teachers" with Ellen Griffin in 1949.
  • 1941
    Age 20
    Hicks was born in Long Beach, California. As an amateur golfer, she won the 1941 U.S. Women's Amateur and was Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year.
    More Details Hide Details She turned professional later that year. Hicks competed on the LPGA Tour, finishing second several times in the 1950s but never winning. She finished second in the U.S. Women's Open in 1948 and 1954 and third in 1957.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1920
    Born
    Born on November 16, 1920.
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