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FORD FAMILY TREE

April 25, 2005
April 25, 2005

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April 25, 2005

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  • Although Frank C. Ford Sr. was the progenitor of four generations of accomplished golfers, his mother, Anne (Sissie) Gaillard Hanahan Ford, was the family's oldest champion, and his wife, Elizabeth (Betsy) Coker Ford, taught their sons the fundamentals of the game. Here's an accounting of the family's many championships.

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FORD FAMILY TREE

Although Frank C. Ford Sr. was the progenitor of four generations of accomplished golfers, his mother, Anne (Sissie) Gaillard Hanahan Ford, was the family's oldest champion, and his wife, Elizabeth (Betsy) Coker Ford, taught their sons the fundamentals of the game. Here's an accounting of the family's many championships.

•FRANK C. FORD (1877--1918) ¬†¬†

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•ANNE (SISSIE) GAILLARD HANAHAN FORD (1880--1978)

(1 win) C.C. of Charleston Women's

••ANNE FORD MELTON

(1902--1935)

(1 win) C.C. of Charleston Women's

••JOHN DRAYTON FORD

(1911--1997)

(1 win) C.C. of Charleston

••FRANK C. FORD SR. (1904--2004)

(18 wins) C.C. of Charleston

(11 wins) Charleston City

(1 win) Biltmore Forest Invitational

(7 wins) S.C. State Amateur

(4 wins) Azalea Invitational

(1 win) International Four-ball (with Henry Picard)

(1 win) Southern Senior

••ELIZABETH (BETSY) COKER FORD (1906--1998)

(6 wins) C.C. of Charleston Women's

(2 wins) City Women's

•••THOMAS P. FORD (b. 1944)

(7 wins) C.C. of Charleston

(3 wins) C.C. of Charleston Senior

(3 wins) City Senior

•••MELINDA RIVERS JORDON FORD(b. 1949)

••••DENNIS JORDON (b. 1983)

••••THOMAS FORD JR. (b. 1988)

•••WILLIAM H. FORD (b. 1934)

(3 wins)C.C. of Charleston

(1 win) Biltmore Forest Invitational

•••MARTHA MAYS FORD (b. 1939)

••••WILLIAM H. FORD JR. (b. 1963)

••••JOHN DRAYTON FORD (b. 1966)

•••FRANK C. FORD JR. (1930--1974)

•••SARAH FORD RIJSWIJK ¬†(b. 1932)

(5 wins) C.C. of Charleston Women's

(1 win) City Women's

••••TIM FORD (b. 1962)

••••ANNE FORD STRICKLAND (b. 1954)

(6 wins) Old Town Club Women's

(2 wins) Winston-Salem City Women's

••••GARY H. STRICKLAND (b. 1951)

•••••DAVID STRICKLAND (b. 1976)

•••••MICHAEL STRICKLAND (b. 1979)

•••••SCOTT STRICKLAND (b. 1983)

••••FRANK C. FORD III (b. 1952)

(13 wins) C.C. of Charleston

(5 wins) Charleston City

(1 win) S.C. State Amateur

(1 win) Carolinas Golf Assoc. Mid-Amateur

(1 win) Carolinas Amateur

(6 wins)Azalea Invitational

••••FRANCES HENDERSON FORD (b. 1954)

•••••F. CORDES FORD (b. 1976)

(4 wins) C.C. of Charleston Junior

(1 win) Charleston City

(2 wins) S.C. Private School

(1 win) Carolinas Amateur

•••••MEGHAN FORD (b. 1980)

(1 win) C.C. of Charleston Girls Junior

•••••DRUE FORD (b. 1986)

•••••LUCAS FORD (b. 1992)

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