Triad Golf Today: Bell’s impact on golf? Simply immeasurable
By Stuart Hall, Triad Golf Today
When Peggy Kirk Bell first met golf at age 17, how the wondrous, intertwining 78-year journey would unfold must have been unfathomable.
In 1938, the idea of a young woman becoming a golf instructor or a touring professional or even a savvy business negotiator was likely as much wishful thinking as practical because few such opportunities existed.
Had her mother Grace not deemed her too old for camp or had there been more to do in her small hometown of Findlay, Ohio, Mrs. Bell may never have met golf.