Remembering Peggy Kirk Bell, the ‘First Lady of Golf’
Remembering Peggy Kirk Bell, golf writers offer tribute to the First Lady of Golf.
Since the passing of golf pioneer Peggy Kirk Bell on November 23, 2016, golf writers, icons, media outlets, friends and family have paid tribute, honoring her legacy and sharing stories of her many achievements and contributions to golf, golf instruction and to Pine Needles-Mid Pines Resort.
Below please find a small sample of their tributes.
From The Augusta Chronicle: Peggy Kirk Bell, who won 1949 Titleholders in Augusta, dies at 95
From Fayetteville Observer: Women’s golf pioneer Peggy Kirk Bell dead at 95
From Fayetteville Observer: Peggy Kirk Bell: She helped young golfers with their grip, while her faith held her fast
From the Golf Channel: Peggy Kirk Bell, teacher, major champion, dies at 95
From Golf Digest: Peggy Kirk Bell, one of the game’s most influential figures, dies at 95
From Golf Digest: Peggy Kirk Bell ‘used golf beautifully’
From Golf Digest: Here’s why Peggy Kirk Bell held such a unique place in golf
From Golf for Her: Women’s Golf Legend Peggy Kirk Bell Passes Away at Age 95
From the LPGA: LPGA TOUR REMEMBERS GOLF PIONEER PEGGY KIRK BELL
From The New York Times: Peggy Kirk Bell, 95, Top Amateur Player and Gifted Teacher in Women’s Golf, Dies
From The News & Observer: A titan of the Sandhills, Peggy Kirk Bell was a golf original
From The News & Observer: Peggy Kirk Bell remembered as someone devoted to golf, family, faith
From The Pilot: In Golf and Life, Peggy Kirk Bell’s Timing Was Impeccable
From The Pilot: A Requiem for Ma Bell
From The Pilot: Peggy Kirk Bell: Original To The End