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Barry Evans (2019)

Hailing from New Jersey, Barry Evans made his way to West Virginia in the early 1990s and has been impacting the game here ever since.

Barry Evans attended Ramapo College in New Jersey and was honored with first-team All American in 1982 and second-team All American in 1983.  He was a member of the NCAA Division III National Championship at Ramapo in 1982 where he finished 2nd in the event. He competed in the 1983 US Amateur and went on to a professional career in the game thereafter.

He became the Assistant Golf Professional at Berry Hills Country Club in 1991 and has served as the Head Golf Professional since 1994.  He is a four-time Tri-State PGA Section Champion: 1998, 2008, 2009, and 2010.  He won the 2002 National Club Pro Championship and competed in the PGA Championship in 2002 and 2006.  He was on the winning team in the 2001 PGA Cup Matches.  Barry was honored with the 2003 and 2008 Tri-State PGA Professional of the Year.  To date, he has won 14 major championships in the Tri-State PGA Section.  He was the champion of the 2008 West Virginia Open and competed in the US PGA Senior Championship from 2011 to 2014.  He also won two Tri-State PGA Senior Section Championships.

In 2004 Barry was inducted into the Ramapo College Hall of Fame.  He was made an honorary West Virginian in 2002 by then Governor Bob Wise.  He served as president of the West Virginia PGA for eight years and was a member of the board of the Tri-State PGA.

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