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August 4, 2016

John Woodruff at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin

University of Pittsburgh freshman and Connellsville, Pa., native John Woodruff won the 800-meter gold medal with a time of 1:52.9 in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Adolf Hitler’s Berlin, Germany.

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July 22, 2016

Interview With Golf Great Carol Semple Thompson

In anticipation of the History Center’s Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 26, we spoke with tournament co-chair and multiple Curtis Cup winner Carol Semple Thompson about Western Pennsylvania, women in golf, and more.

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June 17, 2016

Oakmont Country Club

As the host of 21 national golf championships, including the 2016 U.S. Open this week, Oakmont Country Club is one of the most famous and challenging courses in the world.

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