Mary Abbott (golfer)

Mary Perkins Ives Abbott (October 17, 1857 – February 9, 1904) was a golfer at the 1900 Summer Olympics. In her event she finished tied for 7th. She competed in the event while accompanying her daughter, gold medalist Margaret Abbott.[1]

She was also a novelist.[2][3]


  1. Holmes, Tao Tao (August 10, 2016). "The First American Woman to Win an Olympic Championship Didn't Even Know It". Atlas Obscura. Retrieved August 21, 2016.
  2. Lieberman, Stuart (March 21, 2016). "Margaret Abbott Aced Team USA's First Women's Olympic Gold Medal And Didn't Know It". TeamUSA. Retrieved August 21, 2016.
  3. "Olympic Families". Retrieved August 21, 2016.

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