John Crooks is entering his 28th season as head men's and women's golf coach at Campbell University. The former USGA Junior Amateur champ and NGCA Hall of Famer has guided his teams to 29 trips to NCAA post-season competition. Check out his dream foursome and other facts.
Favorite Professional: Sam Snead
Favorite athlete outside of golf: Muhammad Ali
Favorite course I have played: St Andrews Old Course, Scotland
Toughest course I have played: Carnoustie, Scotland
All time low round: 59 at Zebulon CC
Best shot ever: 6 foot putt for birdie to win USGA Jr.
Best part of my game: Recognizing conditions
I need to improve on: Playing more
My best club: The next one I get to hit
Most influence in my golf playing career: My father
My dream foursome: My dad, Sam Snead, Ben Hogan