The Slover Family – The Slover Foundation

The Founders: The Slover Family

On March 10, 2016, Sutton Slover was burned while doing regular maintenance on his property. Due to the severity of his burns, he had a lengthy stay in the Grady Memorial Burn Unit. To help with the financial burden caused by the accident, The Scramble Fore Sutton Golf Tournament was established. Sutton and his family were so moved by the outpouring of love and support they received, they decided to make it an annual event to support other families whose lives have been altered or changed resulting from an incident with fire.

Through charitable donations from the public, the Slover Foundation has raised thousands of dollars for the benefit of burn victims’ families.

In March 2017, the Slover family incorporated the Slover Foundation Inc. as a non-profit corporation in the State of Georgia.  In August 2017, the Slover Foundation received recognition from the IRS as a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) charitable organization.  The Slover Foundation works to allocate substantially all of its charitable donations to the benefit of others.  The Foundation’s Board of Directors and Officers volunteer their time to the Foundation to ensure that operating costs are low and donations are used to their highest potential.  The Slover Foundation is also able to operate through the time and effort volunteered by many family members and friends of the Slovers.  As such, the Slover Foundation is a qualifying organization for claiming charitable donations as a tax deduction.

Board Members

Colquitt Slover
Jack Slover
Sutton Slover
Kevin Burkhart


Larry M. James Jr.

Athens, Georgia

1976 – 2018

Larry M. James, Jr., 41, affectionately known by many as “LJ”, died Friday, February 16, 2018. Born in Augusta, GA, he was the son of Judy James of Watkinsville and the late Larry M. James, Sr. Larry was a graduate of Athens Christian School and Emmanuel College where he was a standout scholar athlete in Basketball and still holds several scoring records today at both schools. He began his professional career at Jennings Mill County Club in 2000 and has served as the Head Professional and within recent years became the General Manager.

Larry was an integral part of the inaugural Scramble Fore Sutton in 2016, the creation of The Slover Foundation, and The Slover Foundation’s subsequent charity golf tournaments.  Larry’s presence at The Slover Foundation’s annual golf tournament will be missed by many.