Dr. Gary Wiren - Contributor
Gary Wiren is a golf educator, a Master member of the Professional Golfers Association of America, and a former national PGA staff director. He is a graduate of Huron University in South Dakota with a Master's degree from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Oregon. He was a collegiate conference golf champion and winner of long drive contests. Wiren is a past board member of the National Golf Foundation, the American Junior Golf Association and the Children's Golf Foundation.
He has written or participated in the writing of over 200 magazine articles, 10 books, has 13 film credits, 4 videos on the market, the latest titled The Fascinating World of Golf Collectibles, and has taught over 250,000 people in 34 countries. Wiren was featured on ESPN's "How to Play Your Best Golf," and also "Par for the Course", was carried weekly in Japan on his own TV show, and can now be seen on the Golf Channel's "Preserving the Game". He is a three-time national winner of the Golf Collectors' Society wooden shafted tournament and one of its premier collectors, has won the South Florida Seniors PGA title, played in the USGA Sr. Open and the PGA Sr. Championship, was six years on the Golf Digest Professional Panel, and is on the selection panel for the 100 Greatest Courses.