The South Carolina Outdoor Press has honored longtime outdoors writer Pat Robertson with its Gene Smith Lifetime Achievement Award and the Service Award, which was renamed "The Pat Robertson Service Award."
Robertson was the founding president of the South Carolina Outdoor Press Association (SCOPe) in 1988 and again in 2006-07, and is Chairman of the Board.
An avid hunter and fisherman, Robertson was the founding president of the S.C. Beagle Championship. He serves as president of the Savannah River Valley Beagle Club in Edgefield.
- From Staff Reports