John Rutledge. (Older brother of Edward Rutledge). September 17th 1739-July 23, 1800. American Statesman and judge. He was the first governor of South Carolina. He was nominated by George Washington as the 2nd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. He was a delegate to the constitutional convention where he chaired a committee that wrote much of what was included in the final version of the United States Constitution, which he signed. We are related to him on my mothers side of the family.
From the desk of Eric Brach: Remembering Billy McGill - Plato said that you can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation, and that may be true – there’s no doubt that everyone who shared the floor with Billy during his playing days has a story to tell. To read more from Eric Brach visit our blog!
In descriptions of athletes, the word “hero” is bandied about and liberally attached to players with outstanding statistics and championship rings. Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life is the story of a man who epitomized heroism in its truest meaning, holding values and personal interactions to be of utmost importance throughout his life—on the diamond, as a marine in World War II, and in his personal and civic life.
The game of golf has been witness to dramatic change since the early 1980s. Technology has relegated polished wooden drivers and wound balls covered with balata to the dustbin of history. The world’s great courses have been stretched unfathomable lengths to counter the game’s modern champions and the distances they hit the ball. In the end, though, it still comes down to the players.
Born in 1930 in "Diddlin' Dora's" establishment on the banks of Rapid Creek and carried by the Madam herself to a social worker at the Alex Johnson Hotel in Rapid City, Ron Hull was destined from the outset to live an interesting life. And interesting it has indeed been, at the very least.