Vanderbilt Legends Instructor Receives PGA’s Horton Smith Award

Joe Hallett, a PGA member in the Tennessee PGA Section and Director of Instruction at Vanderbilt Legends Golf Course in Franklin, is the recipient of the 2018 Horton Smith Award. This honor goes to a PGA member who exhibits commendable additions to the education of PGA professionals. An accomplished teacher who is recognized as a Golf Magazine Top 100 instructor and a Golf Digest Top 50 instructor, Joe has coached some of the top LPGA players in the world.

Photography by Darren Carroll/The PGA of America

Pork Belly Farmhouse Opens in Downtown Nolensville

Restaurateurs and industry veterans Chris Chwirut and Kristian Morgan have opened a new upscale restaurant in historic downtown Nolensville, Pork Belly Farmhouse, located at 7263 Nolensville Road in Williamson County. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, the 150-seat restaurant specializes in contemporary Southern cuisine, with Kristian serving as executive chef. Pork Belly Farmhouse marks the duo’s second business in the area, as their original concept, Pork Belly Café, a fast-casual sandwich shop, opened in nearby Lenox Village in fall 2015. 

Faith Hill Joins Keynote Panel Discussion at Antique & Garden Show

Country music superstar Faith Hill and hubby Tim McGraw own a little piece of paradise. The power couple purchased a 20-acre island and turned it into their very own private getaway. Next month at the Antique & Garden Show, Faith will be sharing just how they did that. The Grammy Award-winning superstar, along with her design team, architect Bobby McAlpine and interior designer Ray Booth, will share their experience of building an island paradise. The show is set for Feb. 1–3, 2019, at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville. A detailed show schedule and tickets are available at In its 29th year, the Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville is an annual charitable event that raises funds for Cheekwood and the Economic Club of Nashville charities.

Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital Receives $40,000 Donation

The Westhaven Foundation presented Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt a check for $40,000 for pediatric cancer discovery grants. The donation was a result of The Westhaven Foundation’s Concert 4 the Cure. The event was a three-act concert—headlined by popular band Fastball—and silent auction, drinks and dining. More than 500 people attended the event at the Westhaven Residents Club. The Foundation’s mission is to serve the community through financial support and volunteerism and to be a catalyst to help others in the community conduct programs of their own.