At some point in the coming months, the World Golf Hall of Fame will reveal its entire class of 2021. There are 10 finalists, and the only selection that has been released to date is that of Tiger Woods. Several other candidates, from Tim Finchem and Dottie Pepper to Pádraig Harrington and Tom Weiskopf, are household names, especially in golf households. Then there are those of a more obscure but equally worthy nature, like Marion Hollins, who is one of two in the Contributor category (former PGA Tour commissioner Finchem is the other).
Hollins’ qualifications begin with her prowess as a tournament player. She competed in 15 national championships – winning one of them, the 1921 U.S. Women’s Amateur. She also was the captain of America’s victorious Curtis Cup team the first time those matches were contested in 1932. In addition, Hollins captured the Women’s Metropolitan Golf Association Amateur three times and twice took the Long Island Women’s Amateur. Those were significant events back in the day.
Marion Hollins won the 1921 U...
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