College Coaches to Induct Three Into Hall

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Former collegiate standouts Janice Moodie and Brenda Corrie-Kuehn and long-time college coach Renee Mack Baumgartner will be inducted into the National Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame Jan. 28 in Orlando, Fla.
 
Corrie-Kuehn arrived at Wake Forest University as a transfer student from the Dominican Republic. Entering the 1985 seasons as the No. 6-ranked collegiate golfer in the U.S., she soared to the No. 1 spot on Wake Forest womens team. At the end of her second year she was an All-American Honorable Mention, and closing out her senior year, she won the ACC Championship and achieved first team All-American honors.
 
Corrie-Kuehn is a member of the Wake Forest Sports Hall of Fame and is on the ACC 50th Anniversary Golf team. NGCA Life Member Mary Beth McGirr praised her as the quintessential student-athleteshe treated her academic endeavors with the same zest that she exhibited on the golf course.
 
During her lengthy amateur career, Corrie-Kuehn has qualified for nine U.S. Opens, 13 U.S. Amateurs and 10 USGA Womens Mid-Amateurs, and was selected to play on two Curtis Cup and World Cup teams.

Moodie left her homeland of Scotland for America and San Jose State University, earning first-team All-American honors all four years (1994-1997). Her overall scoring average of 73.41 is the lowest in the history of San Jose State womens golf, and she captured 12 major individual college titles. She played on the 1994 and 1996 Curtis Cup teams and the World Team Championship in 1995 and 1996.

Moodie graduated from San Jose State University in four years with a degree in psychology and qualified for the LPGA Tour on her first attempt. In 2000, Moodie won her first LPGA title at the ShopRite LPGA Classic. She has garnered career earnings of more than $2 million
 
Renee Baumgartner began her coaching career at Oregon in 1987 and coached through the 1993 season, guiding the team to its first NCAA tournament appearance and 17th place in 1993. Afterwards, she served a two-year stint at her alma mater, USC, before beginning her second tour of duty at Oregon in 1995. After building Oregon into one of the nations premier programs with three top-14 finishes at the NCAA Championships, Baumgartner retired from her duties as head womens golf coach following the 2000 season. Now in her 15th year at Oregon, she was elevated to senior associate athletic director and serves as the Ducks senior womens administrator.

Recently, Baumgartner was appointed to the NCAA Division I Academics Eligibility/Compliance Cabinet. She also serves on a subcommittee that will focus on legislative review and interpretations.

Corrie-Kuehn and Moodie will become the 43rd and 44th players entered into the Hall of Fame and Baumgartner will become the 37th coach inducted.