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Tucker Hipps Tournament Raises Thousands at Paris Mountain Country Club

1st Annual Tucker Hipps Memorial Golf Tournament

Click to View Online Video Reported by WYFF TV4

This memorial golf event was held in memory of Tucker W. Hipps, a 19 year old who died tragically during an early morning run while a sophomore at Clemson University. In remembrance of their only child, Cindy and Gary Hips desire to give back to the things in Tucker's life that he loved. Tucker was a Senior Counselor with Palmetto Boys State. In his honor a scholarship fund has been created that will award scholarships each year to a senior counselor as well as defer the costs for needs-based young men to participate. All proceeds from this event will go to benefit this scholarship fund.

 

Paris Mountain Country Club is back in the family

Greenville Online Article featuring Paris Mountain Country Club - Reporting by Amy Clarke Burns, February 22, 2015

When Lloyd Nelson walks the fairways and greens that lie in the shadow of Paris Mountain, he's attended by a 77-year-old history with his name written all over it.

Nelson is the third generation of a golf-centric family that originally founded the course as Paris Mountain Country Club in 1938. In the family once again, the former Summersett Golf Course is back to its original name, original blood line and — if Nelson and his partners have their way — original glory.

"There's no part of the golf course I don't know," Nelson said. "I don't know anything else. It's just part of me, I guess ..."

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About PMCC

Paris Mountain Country Club was established in 1938 by J.P. Traynham, a well known golf leader in the Upstate of South Carolina. He took an old A-model type truck to cut the fairways with. Traynham and his children built and ran the course until the 1960s, a family whose name has remained synonymous with golf.

In 2015 the club was once again back under the control of the Traynham family. With the club's long rich history and the touch of the family it has once again brought a boon to the business.

 

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