Ensworth Names New Golf Coach

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Nashville, TN, July 18, 2017 – Ensworth welcomes Virgil Herring as the new Head Coach of the High School Varsity Golf team. 

Herring received his degree in Professional Golf Management and Marketing from Mississippi State University and qualified as a Golf Professional in 1994.

Herring has an extensive background in golf instruction, with more than 19 years of experience and over 32,000 lessons taught. He is a Charter Member Golf Channel Academy Lead Instructor and a two-time recipient of the Tennessee PGA Section Teacher of the Year. 

Herring has taught two PGA tour winners, two Web.com Tour winners, and more than 154 junior golfers who have earned college golf scholarships.

In addition to his expertise in instruction, Herring is also accomplished as an author and motivational speaker. 

He became a best-selling author with the 2013 publication of “The Golf Journal – Improving your Game.” He also currently serves as the host of the weekly show, “Talking Golf with Virgil Herring” on 104.5 The Zone and is a contributor to Sports Central on News Channel 5.

Ensworth’s Director of Athletics Ricky Bowers states, “Virgil Herring is well-known as an excellent teacher and instructor. While he will certainly improve the game of each individual golfer, his true desire is to build a great team characterized by discipline, encouragement, and joy, which makes him an ideal hire for Ensworth.