Sport: At Buffalo

Where Helen Lucy ("Billie") Hicks grew up, at Hewlett, L.I., there are many golf courses but she preferred basketball, baseball, broadjumping, tennis until her father, vice president of the Long Island City Savings Bank, who had been ordered to play golf by his physician, gave her a set of clubs so she could play with him. In 1927, when she was 16, she played in her first major tournaments. The next year she won a match against Marion Hollins, who was national champion in 1921; won a driving contest with six tee shots...

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