The 1920 Summer Olympics

The Games of the VII Olympiad are an international multi-sport event that is being held in Antwerp,Belgium. The Games were the first in which the Olympic Oath was voiced, the first in which doves were released as a symbol of peace and the first where the Olympic Flag was flown. During the games we (the United States) brought home the win of forty one gold, twenty seven silver, and twenty seven bronze metals.

Jordan Baker

The 1920’s have made professional golfer Jordan Baker very notable. In The Memorial Golf Tournament Baker birdied three of the last four holes also including a spectacular chip in on No. 16 and a birdie on the 18th to win this tournament for the sixth time. Baker was already the only five time winner. This victory was Baker’s 73rd on the PGA Tour putting her at the top of the all time wins list.