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For nearly three decades, women had golf tournament of their own in Augusta

...wear the green jacket."The Titleholders awarded its winners a light green jacket beginning in the 1940s, said Bill Bottomley, an organizer and advocate of the women's tournament. The Masters Tournament followed in 1949, although Augusta...
Women's Titleholders tournament is alive and well

...from 1937-1966, there were many firsts, including the first offering of money, a $600 purse for competitors.Bill Bottomley, the former president of the Women's Titleholders Golf Association, delivered a lecture on the "Titleholders Tournament...
Mount Vintage tournament was the best

...year to see the best women golfers in the world compete in our area. Tournament chairman Bettis C. Rainsford, directors Talmage Knight and Don Howard and their staff are to be congratulated for their efforts. Bill Bottomley, Augusta
Titleholders ready to move to Atlanta

...outside Atlanta. "I think it's going to be called the Chick-fil-A Titleholders Championship," said Augusta's Bill Bottomley, the president of the 13-member Women's Titleholders Golf Association of Augusta. When Mercury didn't renew...
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Bottomley has no use for carts

Bill Bottomley won't tell you the name of the resort community golf course in coastal South Carolina where he used to be a member, but the...
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Titleholders to have new sponsors

...CBS televising live on May 2-3. "We are pleased to enter into a partnership with Mercury for our event," said Bill Bottomley of Augusta, president of the Women's Titleholders Golf Association, which oversees the championship. The event...
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Book captures Augusta history

...published. "Bert Harbin started it and got me in touch with a lot of people," Byrdy said. Those sources include Bill Bottomley, Red Price, Tom Moore and Joe Lee III. One of the most interesting parts of the book has to do with Augusta's...
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LPGA Tour returns to region

...LPGA Tour commissioner Ty Votaw did not return a telephone message left at his office Friday.However, Augusta's Bill Bottomley, the president of the Women's Titleholders Golf Association of Augusta, talked to the commissioner Friday about...
Titleholders assist nine local charities do this in the future, that we should spread it throughout the community and not just to a single one," said Bill Bottomley, president of the Women's Titleholders Golf Association. Portions of the $35,000 the association received from...
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