2020 Induction Ceremony

31st Georgia Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

MARIETTA, Ga. - The Georgia State Golf Association is pleased to announce the 2020 inductees into the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame:

  • David Noll, Jr., Dalton, Ga., is one of the most accomplished competitors in Georgia golf history with multiple victories in nearly every GSGA-sanctioned competition, including two Georgia Amateur Championships and four Georgia Mid-Amateur Championships...
  • Brenda Pictor, Marietta, Ga., is one of the most decorated players in Georgia earning GSGA Senior Women's Player of the Year honors 10 times, the GSGA Tommy Barnes Award twice for overall player of the year, and seven GSGA Senior Women's Championship titles...
  • Mike Waldron, Marietta, Ga., has served more than 40 years as a golf administrator while promoting and preserving the game of amateur and professional golf on the state, national and international levels...
  • Tim Weinhart, Alpharetta, Ga., has enjoyed a successful career as a professional golfer and has been one of the top teachers of the game in Georgia for more than 20 years...

2020 Georgia Golf Hall of Fame Induction Banquet
Friday, March 13, 2020
Atlanta Athletic Club

1930 Bobby Jones Drive
Johns Creek, GA 30097

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Schedule of Events:
5:30 p.m. ~ reception with cash bar
6:30 p.m. ~ Dinner & Ceremony
9:15 p.m. ~ Program concludes

David Noll, Jr., Dalton, Ga.

David Noll, Jr., of Dalton, Ga., is one of the most accomplished competitors in Georgia golf history with multiple victories in nearly every GSGA-sanctioned competition, including two Georgia Amateur Championships and four Georgia Mid-Amateur Championships.

Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in 1972, Noll moved south into Georgia and attended Dalton High School. He studied at both Columbus State University in Columbus, Ga., and Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn., where he graduated in 1993. Noll found success early as a junior golfer, as he won the high school state championship in 1987, 1988 and 1989. After a stint of professional golf, Noll was reinstated as an amateur in 2002 and has never looked back.

Noll is a fixture on the amateur golf scene in Georgia. Among his many honors and accolades are two Georgia Amateur Championships. The first came in 2003 at Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, with the second coming in 2011 at Cherokee Town & Country Club in Atlanta. He earned runner-up honors in the State Amateur three additional times in 2005, 2009 and 2012.

He is the reigning Georgia Mid-Amateur Championship winner, which he has won four times (2007, 2012, 2014, 2019), and finished as the runner-up four other times (2002, 2008, 2010, 2017). He's a four-time Atlanta Amateur Match Play champion (2005, 2008, 2009, 2012), and won the Georgia Four-Ball Championship (with Mike Nance) in 2018. 

On the national circuit, Noll represented the GSGA and Georgia seven times as a member of the USGA Men's State Team Championship (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014), including qualifying for a number of individual USGA national championships. He has been chosen to every Southeastern Challenge Match team and Billy Peters Cup Matches team since 2002.

He was the recipient of the GSGA Tommy Barnes Award, signifying the overall player of the year, in 2008. Additionally, Noll was the GSGA Men's Player of the Year in 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014.

Noll has been a member of Dalton Golf and Country Club in Dalton, Ga., since 1982.

Brenda Pictor, Marietta, Ga.

Brenda Pictor of Marietta, Ga., is one of the most decorated players in Georgia, earning GSGA Senior Women's Player of the Year honors 10 times, the GSGA Tommy Barnes Award twice for overall player of the year, and seven GSGA Senior Women's Championship titles.

Born in Jacksonville, Fla., in 1955, Pictor attended N.B. Forrest High School. She earned a degree in Education in 1977 from the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Miss., and a Masters in Exercise Science in 1979.

Pictor has been and continues to be a dominant force in senior golf for a number of years. She won the GSGA Senior Women's Championship seven times (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017), and the Georgia Senior Women's Match Play Championship four times (2011, 2013, 2014, 2018).

She has collected many honors along the way, including the GSGA Senior Women's Player of the Year award 10 times (2007, 2015, 2018). She received the GSGA Tommy Barnes Award in 2010 and 2011, signifying the GSGA's overall player of the year.

On the national golf scene, Pictor represented the GSGA and Georgia at the 1995 and 2013 USGA Women's State Team Championship. She has qualified for over 30 USGA national championships, and remains a fierce competitor on the senior golf circuit today. Given all of her accomplishments, Pictor did not play golf from 1996 to 2006. 

Off the golf course, Pictor has given her time as a volunteer serving on several committees and associations. She served on the GSGA's Women's Tournament and Site Committees, as well as given time to the Trans-National Women's Golf Association and the Pinetree Country Club Ladies Golf Association. 

Pictor has been a member of Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, Ga., since 1992.

Mike Waldron, Marietta, Ga.

Mike Waldron of Marietta, Ga., has served more than 40 years as a golf administrator while promoting and preserving the game of amateur and professional golf on the state, national and international levels.

Born in 1952, Waldron attended Georgia State University in Atlanta, where he was a member of the golf team, and graduated in 1975. 

Waldron began his career in golf administration with the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) in 1979. He then worked for Executive Sports, managing event logistics for the PGA TOUR and LPGA throughout the 1980's. He was the executive director of the Georgia State Golf Association from 1994 to 2012.

Waldron held stints at the USGA working as a Regional Association Manager and served on multiple USGA committees, including Regional Associations, the Joy Dey Award, Rules of Golf and Handicap Procedure. He was a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame Advisory Board (2000 to 2013), served on the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame Veterans Nominating Committee (1999-2006) and was chairman of the Nancy Lopez Award Committee (1999-2008).

He has served as a rules official at over 50 championships, including four Masters Tournaments, 11 U.S. Open Championships, the Solheim Cup and many other major championships in men's and women's professional golf. 

Waldron is a past president of the Georgia Golf Environmental Foundation and is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association and the Georgia Section of the PGA of America.

He served as the president of the International Association of Golf Administers (IAGA) and on its Board of Directors from 1998 to 2004. In 2015, Waldron received the IAGA Distinguished Service Award for his outstanding contributions.

Waldron is a member of Atlanta Country Club in Marietta, Ga.

Tim Weinhart, Alpharetta, Ga.

Tim Weinhart of Alpharetta, Ga., has enjoyed a successful career as a professional golfer and has been one of the top teachers of the game in Georgia for more than 20 years

Born in Rochester, New York, in 1969, Weinhart moved to Atlanta in 1981. He turned professional at the age of 19 and became one of the youngest PGA members in the country to earn the PGA's highest ranking of Class "A" at the age of 23.

Weinhart has played in the PGA Championship five times as well as a U.S. Open. He competed in the PGA Professional National Championship 17 times with three top-10 finishes.

He is one of only four players to win the Georgia PGA Grand Slam - Georgia Open, Georgia PGA Championship, Atlanta Open and Georgia PGA Match Play Championship. Weinhart has more than 20 Georgia PGA tournament victories from 1997 to 2019.

Weinhart received the Georgia PGA Player of the Year Award nine times from 2002 to 2016. He was recipient of the Georgia PGA's Gregg Wolff Award eight times from 2002 to 2016, for low stroke average.

From 2011 to 2015, Weinhart managed the Tim Weinhart Golf Academy at The Standard Club in Johns Creek. In October of 2015, the Tim Weinhart Golf Academy moved to Heritage Golf Links in Tucker where it remains today. He works with players of all skill levels from beginners to professionals. 

Weinhart is a member of Heritage Golf Links in Tucker, Ga.

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