Remembering Peggy Kirk Bell, the ‘First Lady of Golf’

Remembering Peggy Kirk Bell 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 ESPN: Longtime top amateur Peggy Kirk Bell, a proponent for women’s golf, 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 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 PGAPeggy Kirk Bell, a titan and pioneer of women’s golf, passes away at 95

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

Remembering Peggy Kirk Bell, the 'First Lady of Golf'