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Jud Stockard 

Jud Stockard played at Coffee High School and was the team leader all four years. His teams were regional champions all four seasons and finished fourth in the state during his junior and senior years. He played college golf at Florence State University where he played the No.1 position for his team in most of his four seasons. The Lions were 64-17 during his career. He was a consistent player with scoring averages during the four seasons of 73.7, 73.87, 73.67 and 73.63. Florence State had one first and three second place finishes in the Alabama Collegiate Conference and won the District 27 NAIA Championship. He was inducted into the NAIA Athletic Hall of Fame in 1994. He won numerous tournaments as an amateur golfer, including the Florence Country Club Invitational nine times and the Turtle Point Yacht and Country Club Invitational three times, At one time he held six different course records, including Florence Country Club (60) and Turtle Point (64). Between l976 and 1981 he finished seventh or better in the Alabama State Amateur tournament, winning the state title in 1979. He turned professional in 1981 and placed on the mini-tour in Arizona before returning home to become assistant golf pro at Turtle Point. He became part owner and head professional at Twin Pines Country Club in May l984 and continues to hold that position today.