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Barry University’s Jimmy Stobs to be inducted into Golf Coaches Hall

Barry University golf coach Jimmy Stobs.
Barry University golf coach Jimmy Stobs. FILE PHOTO

Barry coach Jimmy Stobs is one of four coaches who will be inducted into the Golf Coaches Association of America Hall of Fame this year. Stobs will be officially honored at the GCAA Hall of Fame Reception and Awards Banquet Dec. 7 in Las Vegas.

“It is a tremendous honor to be selected by my peers as a Hall of Famer,” Stobs said. “All I have ever tried to do is get the most out my players. The program is one of the best in the country because of the hard work and dedication of the players.”

Stobs is in his 14th season at the helm of the Barry men’s golf team. His teams have achieved national prominence by winning NCAA Division II National Championships in 2007, 2013 and 2014. Stobs is the only coach in NCAA history in any division to win national championships under the two formats used to crown a champion.

Stobs directed the Buccaneers to the NCAA Championships final for the seventh straight year in 2015. The Bucs won a school-record eight tournaments during in 2013-14, including the last four.

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