Melvin Graham – Interview


Brother of the Reverend Billy Graham, Melvin Graham discusses his childhood growing up and working on the family dairy farm, Graham Brothers Dairy, from the 1920s through the 1950s. He comments on the many changes over the years in Charlotte, especially changes in the Sharon, Park Road, and Weddington areas. Graham recalls the role of […]

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Melvin Graham – A Vision Uncompromised


In the lush farmlands of Union County, there is a new paradigm being shaped. The wide-open spaces, old grain silos and winding roads are now hosting a 500-acre, state-of-the-art Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, called Longview. It is a members’ course, meaning only the fortunate few who can afford the luxurious homes or non-resident memberships, […]

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Golf course designer Melvin Graham designed the World Tour course


One of the creations of Mel Graham is a truly unique golfing experience called International World Tour Golf Links, which is possibly the most unique golf course ever created and a must for any golfer who wants to play the great golf course holes of the world without having to travel 20,000 miles to do […]

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Melvin Graham with Samaritan’s Purse


After sharing the story of the Good Samaritan, Jesus said “Go and do likewise”. That is the mission of Samaritan’s Purse—to follow the example of Christ by helping those in need and proclaiming the hope of the Gospel. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the […]

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Melvin Graham – Biography and Projects


Biography In 1978, Charlotte native Melvin F. Graham founded Graham Enterprises, one of the Carolinas’ leadingreal estate development and investment companies.Currently, Graham serves as chairman and chief executive officer. Graham Enterprises specializes in golf courses, residential communities, commercial development, and property acquisitions. Over the years Graham has been involved in all aspects of the design, […]

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Melvin Graham – A Miracle in Ecuador


Alexandra Bravo changed the sheets on the bed in a room at the hotel where she worked in Guayaquil, Ecuador. She put on fresh pillowcases, pulled up the cover and fluffed the pillows. Trying not to be frustrated that she was called in to work on her day off, she made her way to the […]

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