Emory Lee was born in Felton, Ga., on January 13, 1929. After serving in the Marine Corps for eight years, Lee served as the head golf professional at Canongate I Golf Club for 32 years before his retirement in 1996. Lee’s impressive golf wins include the 1955 All-Marine Championship, the Georgia Open, and the Georgia PGA Championship. He also won the Georgia Senior Open twice. In addition, Lee participated in the 1968 U.S. Open. Lee served as president of the Georgia PGA from 1977-79. He was named Georgia PGA Golf Professional of the Year in 1973, and again in 1977.