(1956 - )
Nineteen-year-old Amy Alcott was named the Ladies Professional
Golf Association (LPGA) Rookie of the Year in 1975. In 1999,
twenty-four years and 34 professional victories later, she was elected
to the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Alcotts career highlights include 29 LPGA Tour
wins and five major titles. Her five majors are: 1979 Peter Jackson
Classic, 1980 U.S. Women's Open, 1983, 1988 and 1991 Nabisco Dinah Shore.
In 1983, her winnings made Alcott the LPGAs sixth millionaire.
She became the third LPGA player to top $2 million in career earnings
in 1988, and crossed the $3 million mark in 1994. At the time of her
IJSHOF election, Alcotts 3.4 million dollars in career earnings
ranked #14 all-time on the Ladies Tour.
Alcott was the 17th woman to be inducted into the
World (LPGA) Hall of Fame.
Jewish Sports Hall of Fame