Eugene Howerdd Death – Gene Howerdd Jr. the loving husband of Mrs. Martha Armstrong Howerdd has passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at the age of 86. Gene attended Boys Catholic High, then moved to the DC area to attend Georgetown Preparatory school and Georgetown University where he served as captain of the golf team.
In 1954, he married his beloved childhood sweetheart Marty Armstrong, the two loved birds began having their six children between 1955 and 1962. After his education, he moves back to Augusta with Marty. In 1954, he and his father Gene Howerdd Sr. acquired acreage in the blue ridge mountains of Western North Carolina and developed what is known today to be Sapphire Valley Resort and the Country Club of Sapphire Valley. In 1969 he moved he and his family to Atlanta where he went to work with Cousins Properties.
Howerdd served on the executive committee of USGA and was a member at several clubs including Augusta National Golf Club, Seminole Golf Club, Wade Hampton Golf Club, Peachtree Golf Club, The Honors Course, The Augusta Country Club, Country Club of Sapphire Valley, and The Royal and Ancient GC of St. Andrews. The cause of his death is unknown to the public.
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