Margaret Ives Abbott Gold Medal In Golf 1900

Margaret Abbott, Gold Medal for Golf in 1900

Margaret Abbott, Gold Medal for Golf in 1900

Margaret Ives Abbott
Margaret Ives Abbott (June 15, 1878 – June 10, 1955) was the first American woman to win a gold medal in an Olympic event. She won the women’s golf tournament, consisting of nine holes, with a score of 47, at the 1900 Paris Games. Abbott won a porcelain bowl for first place in golf.[2] (The 1900 Games were the only Olympics at which winners received valuable artifacts instead of medals.

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