The Full Story

About George Benson

George was a distinguished graduate of Brentwood High School and Duke University, a Captain in the Air Force, a Vietnam Veteran, an F-111 Fighter Jet pilot, a successful South Hills businessman, and an inspiration to those whose lives he touched.

Always on the Green...

Many will remember him most for his lifelong passion for the game of golf.  His many amateur titles included the West Penn Amateur and more than 20 club championships in the US and England.

Always a Competitor...

George courageously fought an eight-year battle with cancer and won his final club championship in the midst of the battle in 2004.

After his passing, his wife, Renee Benson, is honored to carry on his legacy by helping students who are connected to the game of golf obtain a college education. 

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