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  • Inducted 2005

  • Inducted 2011

    Career
    Highlights

    • Central 1995 Class A State Golf Champion
    • Central MHSAA Class A State Super Team
    • MSU - Captain of Spartan Golf Team - 4 Yr. Letter Winner; 3 Time Academic All Big Ten
    • U.S. Open - Qualified 4 Times
    • Michigan PGA's Central Chapter - Player of the Year 3 Times
    • 2 Time Bay County Golf Champion
    • 2 Time Saginaw Valley League MVP

    >> Click HERE to read the MLive story.

  • Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • 4-Year Varsity Golf - BCC
    • State Golf Champion 1974
    • BCC Golf Team Captain -- 1974
    • U of M Varsity Golf 1974-1979 (Captain 1979)
    • Playboy All-Mid America Golf Team - 1978
    • Illinois PGA Golf Pro of the Year 1993 & 1996
  • Inducted 2001

    Career
    Highlights

    • Handy Coach - Basketball, Football, Golf & Wrestling
    • Western High - Basketball, Football, Golf & Wrestling
    • University of Maryland - All American Football & Lacross
    • Boxing Champ - Southern Conference -- 1947
    • State of Michigan Golf & Wrestling Official
    • Passed Away in 2000
  • Inducted 1995

    Career
    Highlights

    • Named to First Bay City Bowling Hall of Fame 1981
    • Held Bay City Women's Bowling High Average 24 Years
    • City Championship Softball Teams 1934-1939
    • City Tennis Champion 1938
    • City Women's Golf Champion 1955 & 1957
  • Inducted 1997

    Career
    Highlights

    • 1927-1932 - Head Coach, Bay City Eastern Jr. High School
    • Men's Athletic Director, Bay City Junior College
    • 1932-1941 - Central High School Assistant Coach: Football and Basketball
    • 1932-1941 - Central High School Head Coach: Swimming, Tennis, Golf
    • 1942-1967 -- First Full Time Bay City/County Recreation Director for Multiple Sports

  • Inducted 2003

    Career
    Highlights

    • 5-Time City Golf Champ ('48, '49, '54, '55 and '57)
    • Bay City Central Golf Captain - 3 Years
    • Teamed With John Tews in 1948 to Defeat Hand/MacKenzie for City Golf Title
    • Initiated Golf Lesson Program - Essexville Schools
  • Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • Women's Fastpitch Softball in the 1960's & 70's
    • Class C Amelith Softball State Champion - Pitcher, Shortstop
    • Field Hockey - Valparaiso University
    • Bay County Women's Golf Champion
    • 1st Woman to Officiate State Championship Basketball Game
      ** Died in 1979
  • Inducted 2006

    Career
    Highlights

    • Varsity Baseball 3 years T.L. Handy (1956-59)
    • Golf Champion 2 years Tri-county Chamber of Commerce
    • Led Handy Golfers to State Finals
    • Basketball - All Time B.C.J.C. Scoring Leader 23.1 per game. High game score of 37 pts. (1959-61)
    • Basketball - Golf Scholarship Aquinas College (1961-63)
    • As Golf Team Captain, Led Ferris State to N.A.I.A. State Championship & on to N.A.I.A. Nationals
    • Coached High School Basketball & Golf
    • Basketball Official - 12 yrs.
  • Inducted 1997

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay County Golf Champion - 1968, 1971, 1982, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
    • 1967 - Junior Chamber of Commerce State Champ - 15-16 Age Division
    • 1968 - PGA Qualifier - Buick Open - 16 Years Old
    • 1969 -- Michigan Public Links 36 Hole Qualifier Medalist - 17 Years Old
    • JCC - Many Local and Regional Titles

  • Inducted 1991

    Career Highlights

    • Golf
    • U of M Big 10 Champion
    • State Champion
  • Inducted 2010

    Career
    Highlights

    • Delta College - Coached Basketball, Tennis & Golf
    • Athletic Director 33 Years
    • 1972 MCCAA Service Award
    • 1991 MCCAA Coach of the Year
    • 1999 MCCAA Distinguished Service Award
    • First President of MCCAA

    >> Click HERE to read the MLive story.

  • Inducted 2006

    Career
    Highlights

    • 1st Bay City Woman to Bowl 300 Game
    • Played Semi-pro Fast Pitch Softball
    • 9 City Championship Bowling Teams. 1941-83
    • Bay City Women's Bowling
    • First Team All Star Squad 1963-64 & 1964-65
    • Top Performer - Golf, Tennis, Basketball, & Volleyball
  • Inducted 2004

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay City Central High School Golf 1971-1975
    • University of Michigan Golf 1975-1979
    • Golf Coach - BC Central, Delta College, Pinconning H.S.
    • Bay County Golf Championship - 1979, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987

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