RidgePointe CC club pro Heather Wall will lead UA-Monticello golf programs
January 24, 2012 at 2:58 AM CST - Updated June 26 at 8:52 AM
MONTICELLO, Ark. (UAMSports.com) – UAM Athletic Director Chris Ratcliff has announced the hiring of Heather Wall to lead the UAM Golf programs, beginning immediately.
Wall comes to Monticello from Jonesboro where she served as Club Pro at the RidgePointe Country Club. "I am very excited about coaching; it is something I have always wanted to do. I am looking forward to the opportunity to lead both the Men's and Women's Programs to great success. They are full of potential and I am looking forward to this year and years to come very much and am proud to be at UAM."
Wall graduated from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida. With her help the 2009 Moccasins won the NCAA Division II National Championship. Individually, she finished as the National Championship Runner-up in her junior season. She is a three-time All-American, three-time individual tournament champion. Heather holds the records for the lowest scoring average in a single season with a 74.27 and the lowest two-day and three-day totals at five-under par and two-under par, respectively.
After graduating from Florida Southern with her degree in Communications, Heather turned professional and played for two years on the Futures and SunCoast Tours. She won one SunCoast Tour event and placed second in another.
Athletic Director Ratcliff is excited about the new direction for UAM Golf. "We are excited to welcome Heather and her husband, Cody, to Monticello. Coach Wall brings championship experience to our programs and will begin to instill that work ethic and attitude into our programs."
Heather and Cody now live in Lake Village, Arkansas.