Horace Smith came south as a teenage drummer boy during the Civil War. He was was an executive with the NC&StL Railroad and served as present of the Southern Golf Association from 1904 until his death in 1930 at age 81. He was responsible for the organization of the Tennessee Golf Association in 1914. A […]
Edyth Louise Mallory Duffield of Memphis won the 1916 and 1921 Memphis City Amateur, 1917 Southern Amateur, and 1920 State Amateur. Mrs. Duffield organized the Women’s Tennessee Golf Association in 1916 at Memphis Country Club and was its first president.
Margaret “Maggie” Scott of Charleston has won 10 TGA state championships, more than any other woman in history. She won the 1994 TGA State Women’s Amateur and beginning in 2001 has won nine TGA State Women’s Senior Amateur titles. Maggie represented Tennessee in 21 SWATC and three USGA State team competitions and qualified for one […]
Gene Pearce, formerly of Jackson, lives in The Villages, FL. He is an authority on Tennessee golf history. His books include The History of Tennessee Golf, 1894-2001, Southern Golf Association: The First Hundred Years, and Colonial Home of Champions. Since 2006 he has written and edited the annual Tennessee Golf Almanac and Record Book. He […]