Who was Wally Goodwin's wife? Tiger Woods' former golf coach at Stanford dead at 94
Wally Goodwin formerly coached golfing legends like Tiger Woods, Notah Begay III, Joel Kribel and Casey Martin
Stanford University's former Golf coach, Wally Goodwin passed away on Monday, July 19. He was 94. He coached golfing legends like Tiger Woods, Notah Begay III, Joel Kribel and Casey Martin. No cause of death has been revealed yet.
Stanford's current Golf coach Conrad Ray confirmed Goodwin's demise in a statement and said, "Stanford Golf and the world of college athletics lost an icon. Coach Goodwin had a profound impact on so many young student-athletes over the years, including myself." The statement further added, "He was not only a legendary coach, but also a man of character, hard work and total positivity, which carried over to everything he was involved in. Our sincere condolences go out to Nancy Goodwin and the entire Goodwin family." Goodwin's student Woods has always been in the limelight, be it for conquering the greens or his controversial life. Recently, the golfing legend was in an accident. He was running late to meet NFL stars Drew Brees and Justin Herbert for golf lessons when his SUV crashed.
Woods' coach Goodwin was teaching at Stanford University for 13 years and even led the team to an NCAA title in 1994. Goodwin was named National Coach of the Year in 1992 and 1994 and Pac-10 Coach of the Year twice. Before coming to Stanford in 1987, Goodwin spent six years as head coach at Northwestern. Goodwin retired from Stanford in 2000 but came back in 2003 to establish another new program at Northern Colorado. Goodwin had inducted into a total of ten different Halls of Fame in his life.
Paying condolence to his former coach, Begay wrote on Twitter, "Thanks Coach Goodwin for giving a Native American kid from New Mexico a chance! I will forever be grateful and will miss you! Rest easy you old cowboy!"
Thanks coach Goodwin for giving a Native American kid from New Mexico a chance! I will forever be grateful and will miss you! Rest easy you old cowboy!! #CardinalPride #94NationalChampions https://t.co/MbH8yHPQE5— Notah Begay III (@NotahBegay3) July 20, 2021
Who is Wally Goodwin's wife?
Wally Goodwin lived with his wife Nancy in Idaho. The couple has two sons and four grandchildren.