Golfweek featured the update on the olympic golf course design in Rio de Janeiro which Amy has been involved in for more than a year. The article provides details of the layout, construction and future hopes for this historic golf course design.
Amy also spoke on a panel introducing the course to the press along with the co-designer of the course, Gil Hanse. Also appearing on the panel were: Ty Votaw and Peter Dawson of IGF, Suzanne Petersen of the LPGA, and Graeme McDowell of the PGA tour.
Read the wonderful article in its entirety on Golfweek.
I am looking forward to hosting the golf fundraiser for Project Sunshine Sept. 22nd at century golf club in NY. It appears the event is close to a sell out thanks to a great cast of corporate sponsors.
Project Sunshine empowers a dynamic and dedicated corps of over 15,000 volunteers to bring programming – recreational (arts), educational (tutoring and mentoring) and social service (HIV and nutritional counseling) – to 100,000 children facing medical challenges and their families in 175 cities across the United States and in four international locations: Canada, China, Israel and Kenya.
You can also follow Project Sunshine on Facebook.
PlusFore has featured Amy Alcott in a thought-provoking article focusing on her life in golf, as well as discussion about women in golf and the impact her career has made even on women entering the sport today.
Read the article…
Amy interviewed on CBS during a fundraising tournament for City of Hope:
Amy was recently recognized as a champion for the cause of City of Hope. They recently sent the following message along with the attached photo:
Thank you for becoming a Citizen of Hope.
At City of Hope, we are a city like no other… A city built on, powered by and designed to make hope. Thank you for bringing hope to patients, doctors and researchers here and around the world.
“Following months of legal battles, construction of the Rio 2016 golf course at Reserva de Marapendi has finally been given the go-ahead, according to chief executive of golf’s governing body, Royal & Ancient (R&A), Peter Dawson.”
Read the full announcement and article at InsideTheGames.biz
The LPGA website has posted a terrific video that looks back at Amy Alcott’s win at the 1988 Kraft Nabisco Championship.
See the full video on LPGA.com.
A wonderful short film put together by the Golf Channel celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Amy’s legendary leap into Poppie’s Pond.
View the film»
Amy is proud to announce that she is Cresa’s new Brand Ambassador. A Cresa advertisement featuring Amy will be appearing in C-Suite Quarterly magazine this spring. Cresa has also organized a drawing with a round of golf with Amy as the grand prize. Be sure to look for it!
This video is also available at www.golfchannel.com.