The NJSGA is pleased to announce that Bill King, a New Jersey PGA Hall of Famer and a former NJSGA Caddie Scholar, has been named Director of the Caddie Scholarship Foundation.
King, a resident of Wall, graduated from Rutgers University in 1979 as a Public Relations/Marketing major and a mechanical engineering minor. As a caddie scholar at Rutgers, he was a member of the golf team and served as captain his senior year when the team went undefeated.
As a junior, King won the New Jersey PGO Public Links Championship. Following graduation, he turned professional and earned his PGA membership in 1984. He has served as a PGA Board Member and as trustee on the Caddie Scholarship Foundation since 2009.
In 2009 he was recognized by his peers as the New Jersey PGA Golf Professional of the Year and, in 2013, was inducted into the New Jersey PGA Hall of Fame. He has won two New Jersey PGA Championships and the NJSGA/NJPGA Senior Open. He has also competed in the U.S. Amateur, PGA Championship, U.S. Open, and U.S. Senior Open.
Most recently, he served as the PGA Head Professional at Spring Lake Golf Club for 27 years. King's wife, the former Pam Farrell, won the NJ PGO Women’s Public Links Championship in 1988. They have two children, Katie and Will, a former NJSGA intern.
King replaces Johanna Gavin, the newly named Senior Director, Caddie Scholarship Funds, for the Metropolitan Golf Association.