David Stone

2006 Inductee

David Stone grew up in Marshall County, Tennessee, and has been the green superintendent at The Honors Course since its inception. More than 20 future head superintendents have worked under Stone, the 1995 recipient of the USGA’s Green Section Award for lifetime achievement. A University of Tennessee graduate, he is best known for bringing Zoysia grass to the South and making it the grass of choice for fine fairways because of its resistance to cold temperatures.