Judge Griffin B. Bell, President George H.W. Bush, and the Walker Cup
Hudson, David E., The Journal of Southern Legal History
In August 2001 the Walker Cup amateur golf competition was contested at the Ocean Forest Golf Club at Sea Island, Georgia. This is a competition between the best amateur players from the United States, Great Britain, and Ireland. Ocean Forest was one of Judge Bell's favorite home courses.
The opening ceremony was televised on the Golf Channel and it was an impressive event. Introductions of the teams, posting of flags of the member nations, playing of anthems, and a flyover by military jets were included. However, the main feature of die opening ceremonies was an address by former President George H. W. Bush, for whose grandfather, George Herbert Walker, die competition is …
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Publication information: Article title: Judge Griffin B. Bell, President George H.W. Bush, and the Walker Cup. Contributors: Hudson, David E. - Author. Journal title: The Journal of Southern Legal History. Volume: 18. Issue: 1/2 Publication date: January 1, 2010. Page number: 105+. © Georgia Legal History Foundation, Inc. 2006. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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