If you played golf, Gene Weldon was your friend

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By Sam Hickman

 Last weekend, I attended a golf outing at Rivers Edge in Shallotte in memory of Gene Weldon, a longtime PGA golf pro who died earlier this year following a bout with cancer.

Ralph Eckley, Ronnie Hahn and Mike Travers organized the event and more than 40 people attended last weekend’s event, including Weldon’s wife, Geri, and his children, Wil Weldon and Hayes Cramer.

After speaking with Ralph, Ronnie and Mike, countless times, something became awfully clear.

Gene Weldon was about as well respected as a person can possibly be.

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