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Terry Anderson
Terry Anderson

Head Coach

Terry Anderson is in his 13th year as head coach of the Iowa men's golf team. Under Anderson, the Hawkeyes have produced 30 academic all-Big Ten selections, five all-American scholars, two all-Big Ten selections, two members of the all-District IV golf team and one all-American.

In 1995, Coach Anderson's team qualified for the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1960 and finish 26th overall.

Anderson also serves as the head professional at Finkbine Golf Course in addition to his head coaching duties. In 2004 he was honored with the PGA Golf Professional of the Year. He has now received this award for the second time, he was awarded it in 1998 as well. Prior to being named golf coach in the spring of 1994, Anderson was the assistant golf professional at Finkbine since 1991.

A native of St. Cloud, Minnesota, Anderson played his college golf at Iowa State. Hew was a member of the Cyclone golf team for four seasons and was team captain and MVP his senior year.

After a nine and a half year stint as a sales representative for the Hormel Food Company, Anderson turned professional and joined the PGA Apprentice Program in 1991. He became a Class A member of the PGA of America in 1994.

Anderson continues to keep his game very sharp and regularly competes in Iowa PGA section events. IN 1993 Anderson was selected as a team member to represent the Iowa PGA section in the 1993 Cobra Cup Challenge matches vs. the Nebraska PGA Section. Team members were chosen based on professionalism, playing ability, leadership and community involvement.

In his time away fro the team and the golf course, Anderson enjoys watching and participating in the activities of his children. He is an avid outdoorsman, and enjoys fishing for walleye and hunting upland game birds.

Anderson graduated from Iowa State in 1981 with a degree in Industrial Administration, with an emphasis in management and marketing. He was born on June 23, 1959, in St. Louis, Missouri. He and his wife Terri have two children, Zachary and Amy.

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