A fine player and tireless promoter of golf who welcomed all to his courses with a smile. Member of PGA Half-Century club. Amateur highlights include titles in 1957 IHSA Championship and 1960 Midwest Amateur. Winner of 1966 and 1974 Illinois Open and 1979 Illinois PGA. Professional at Brookwood and Mount Prospect before long run at Kemper Lakes, and eventually The Glen Club. Highly-regarded teacher who gave countless lessons and led state in production of instructional video. Founded charity tournaments that have benefited special needs individuals. Illinois PGA Section president 2001-02.