Lance Enholm, April 2019

Lance Enholm, GHS Member No. 2629, was the owner of Green Ridge GC in Orange County, N.Y. He built a large collection of everything conceivable including rare golf clubs, trophies, art, ceramics, and other items. He largely built Green Ridge himself and filled the clubhouse with collectibles. Mr. Enholm was called a truly wonderful person and one of the most […]

Joe Meehan, August 2019

On Aug. 12, 2019, Joe Meehan, of Summerville, S.C., succumbed  to the effects of bladder cancer. He was an eager participant in the Golf Heritage Society’s first annual meeting this past October 2018 in St. Augustine, Fla., showing no sign of any physical impairment. It was just one of very many Society annuals where he could be found right there […]

Dr. George “Willie” Gayle, October 2019

Dr. George “Willie” Gayle, GHS Member No. 4067, passed away in Dayton, Ohio. He had long suffered from Alzheimer’s. A collector of MacGregor golf clubs, Dr. Gayle was a long-time member of both the GHS and the Miami Valley Golf Club and was responsible for the club’s listing on the National Register of Historic Places. He also established the Golf […]

Back in My Day… “Wild Bill” Mehlhorn

By John Fischer III Bill Mehlhorn (1898-1989), frequently known as “Wild Bill,” wasn’t from the Wild West, but Elgin, Ill., who got involved in golf at an early age. He was called “Wild Bill” because he could go “wild” shooting a string of low scores, but he always wore a wide-brimmed cowboy hat, adding to the belief he’d been a […]