Download This Bill in Microsoft Word format
Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Rep. W.D. Smith
Document Path: l:\council\bills\pt\1530mm03.doc
Introduced in the House on April 22, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on April 23, 2003
Adopted by the General Assembly on April 23, 2003
Summary: Robert C. "Bobby" Weed
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/22/2003 House Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate HJ-10 4/22/2003 Scrivener's error corrected 4/23/2003 Senate Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence SJ-17
View the latest legislative information at the LPITS web site
VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
APPLAUDING IRMO NATIVE ROBERT C. (BOBBY) WEED, JR., AS HE IS NAMED THE 2003 SOUTH CAROLINA GOLF ASSOCIATION "GOLF WEEK" HONOREE IN RECOGNITION OF HIS LONG AND DISTINGUISHED CAREER IN GOLF COURSE DESIGN.
Whereas, Robert C. (Bobby) Weed, Jr., was born in Irmo South Carolina, on April 13, 1955, a son of Robert C. and Margie Johnson Weed; and
Whereas, he graduated from Irmo High School in 1973 where he played on the baseball and golf teams, attended Presbyterian College as a member of the Blue Hose Golf Team, and graduated from Lake City Community College in Florida; and
Whereas, Bobby Weed got his start in the golf business at an early age. While still in high school, he persuaded his father to give him some soybean fields across from Coldstream Country Club in Irmo so that he could build his own driving range. Bobby's love of golf course construction and design has never waned since that early effort; and
Whereas, after graduation from college in Florida, he began an apprenticeship with Pete Dye, a collaborative association that lasted seventeen years; and
Whereas, Bobby was hired by the PGA Tour in 1983 to oversee construction and design projects and became the PGA Tour's in-house designer in 1987. During the thirteen years he was with the Tour, he worked with tournament player consultants such as Ray Floyd, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Sam Snead, and Gene Sarazen; and
Whereas, Bobby formed his own design firm in 1994 and his designs have produced a creditable list of accomplished courses that are consistently ranked among the best; and
Whereas, the following are a few of the design awards bestowed on Bobby Weed: Golf Club at Fleming Island, Florida, as "Golf Digest's" 5th Best New Public Course of 2002; Olde Farm Golf Club in Bristol, Virginia, "Golf Digest's" Best new Private Course of 2000; Slammer and Squire World Golf Village as "Golf for Women's" Top 100 and "Golf Digest's" Top 75 Golf Resorts; Timuquana Country Club in Jacksonville, Florida, site of 2002 USGA Senior Amateur Championship; and the redesign of the University of Florida Golf Course which was the subject of a 17-part series in "Sports Illustrated"; and
Whereas, Bobby Weed was recognized by "Golfdom Magazine's" list of People for the Year 2000; and
Whereas, some of Bobby's South Carolina efforts are Harbour Town remodel and Long Cove Club in Hilton Head, both under apprenticeship with Pete Dye, and the original design of the Weed Nine at Hilton Head National; and
Whereas, Bobby has designed more than twenty courses in the United States and Japan and has redesigned more than fifteen courses; and
Whereas, he is hereby recognized as the 2003 South Carolina Golf Association "Golf Week" Honoree for his dedicated service to the game of golf. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, applaud Irmo native Robert C. (Bobby) Weed, Jr., as he is named the 2003 South Carolina Golf Association "Golf Week" Honoree in recognition of his long and distinguished career in golf course design.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Robert C. (Bobby) Weed, Jr.
This web page was last updated on Monday, December 7, 2009 at 10:33 A.M.