Al Wilson

Al Wilson is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Carver Vocational High School in 1966 and received his Masters Degree in Counseling, Education, and Corrections from Coppin State University in 1974. Wilson started his golf experience at age 8, as the personal caddy of Dr. Louis E. Harmon at Carroll Park Golf Course.

As a Juvenile Counselor with the Department of Juvenile Services, he initiated a program to allow juveniles assigned to the Department of Juvenile Justice to participate in summer golf camps sponsored by the Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation. Wilson shares his love of golf with young people by becoming the Golf Director and providing golf lessons and mentorship to the youth at three Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs for the last twenty years. He also taught beginning golf at Essex Community College for ten years.

Wilson coordinated and helped run the Golf Channel’s National Pitch, Chip, and Putt Contest. In 2015, he was inducted into Carver High School’s Hall of Fame. In 2017, Wilson was inducted into the African American Golfers Hall of Fame.

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