The new historical marker highlights the career of Morris Stanley Alexander, an African American caddy master and golf professional of national repute who taught the fundamentals and etiquette of golf for more than 50 years at Lynchburg’s Oakwood Country Club.
The dedication and unveiling ceremony for the marker begins at 1 p.m., Saturday, December 7, at Oakwood Country Club, where the marker will be located, at 3409 Rivermont Avenue, in Lynchburg.
The ceremony is open to the public.
Speakers will include Jane B. White of Lynchburg; Ted Delaney, director of Lynchburg Museum System; historian Lane Demas, of Central Michigan University; and three former students of Alexander: Billy Walker, Jimmy Davidson, and Ned Baber. Vincell Mcalister, a granddaughter of Morris Stanley Alexander, will offer remarks on behalf of Alexander family members attending the ceremony. Vivian Hudson and Glenn Buck will provide musical contributions during the event.
Updated December 2, 2019