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Beatrix Hoyt

Beatrix Hoyt (Golf.  Born, Westchester City, NY, July 5, 1880; died, Thomasville, GA, Aug. 14, 1963.)  As a 16-year-old playing out of Shinnecock Hills, Beatrix Hoyt became the second U.S. women’s champion in October 1896, edging Mrs. Arthur Turnure, 2 and 1, in the final at the Morris County G.C. in Morristown, N.J.  Hoyt won […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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