Sam Hall

High School

Remains the only athlete in Hattiesburg High history to letter in every sport offered.



University of Southern Mississippi, lettered and played No. 1 on golf team for four years.


Amateur golf

• Seven-time Mississippi Senior Amateur Champion.

• Competed 10 times in the Magnolia Class on the

PGA Tour, twice making the cut.

• Competed in the U.S. Senior Open Championship

seven times.

• Mississippi Grand Masters champion 2004-05.

• Won over 300 amateur golf championships over

five decades.

• President of the Mississippi Golf Association 1984.


Coaching career

• Served two stints as USM men’s golf coach

(1969-70, 1990-2000)

• Served as USM women’s coach (1992-97).

• Created the prestigious college tournament, which

is now named in his honor.


Did You Know?

Hall once shot his age 64, one year after a suffering a heart attack that nearly killed him and caused him to lose toes off both of his feet.