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Amy Alcott has held the attention of the press over the many years of her career. Below are a few samples of what the press has had to say.

Amy Featured in Desert Golf & Tennis

Desert Golf & TennisAmy has once again been featured in an article enthusiastically covering her involvement in designing the golf course for the 2016 Olympics. Desert Golf & Tennis discusses all the weirdness, delays and political and legal maneuvering involved in the process, as well as all of the key stages where Amy’s experience and insight helped to bring the project to reality.

Read the article in its entirety on the Desert Golf & Tennis site.

The Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro Is Complete!

The Gil Hanse-designed golf course in Rio de Janeiro

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.

Feature Interview with Amy on Golf Club Atlas

The 7th at RivieraAn in-depth interview of Amy by Joel Stewart has been published on the Golf Club Atlas website. Amy explains her inspirations, her thought process, and her methodical approach to designing unique and challenging golf courses as well as some insight into her own history as a champion golfer.

“I’ve always viewed golf as an art form and I’ve always prided myself as being a shot maker so I appreciate the artistic nature of the game. I approach it with an appreciation and gratitude for the game.”

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Alcott offers Palestinian teen game-changing advice

Photo of Amy Alcott by Adam Schupak/GolfweekAmy is featured in an article written by Adam Schupak appearing in Golf Week:

“Amy Alcott called it a ‘life-changing experience.’ As former NBA players Brian Scalabrine and Will Perdue put Israeli and Palestinian teenage boys and girls through their paces on the court, Alcott met Doha Amla, 17, a Palestinian girl who dreams of being the first Arab in the WNBA.”

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