Hugh Primrose, head professional at PPCC from from Oct 1,1979 until July 11, 1985, lives in Wilmington.

He was contacted in January 2010 and provided this update:

“I worked as head professional at Minnesott CC in Pamlico County and later at Buccaneer Country Club in Burgaw until 1996. I was then lucky to get a real job at the Corning Fiber Optic Factory and have been there ever since.  I was lucky to go to the golf course almost every day for twenty years.

Now I work 12-hour rotating shifts but still play golf every chance I get.  I am an inactive PGA member. I would love to play Pennrose again.  It is such a great course.  If you are on it can be easy and if you are off it can make you look silly.  I shot between 66 and 85 during my time there.”

Hugh can be reached at Hughprimrose@aol.com  and if you're coming to the Wilmington area, contact him if you want to play some golf.

Terry Sinclair, head professional at PPCC from 1987 to 1989 and again from 1990 to 1997, lives in Cornelius, NC.

He was contacted in January 2010 and provided this update:

I left Pennrose Park at the end of 1997.  I got out of the golf business for several years working for Dana Corp., and Daimler Chrysler Bus North America both of which were located in Greensboro.  I missed golf too much to be out very long.  I was the Lead Assistant at Grandover Resort from 2001 to 2005.

In early 2005, I took a teaching position with Golf Galaxy at the Durham store.  My five years with Golf Galaxy have taken me to Buffalo, NY, Milford, Ct, and Rochester, NY as the General Sales Manager at each store.  I was finally able to get back to North Carolina in May of 2009.  Currently, I am the teaching professional with Golf Galaxy at the North Charlotte store. I am living in Cornelius, up near Lake Norman.

Jim Duncan, who spent many years at head professional at Morehead City Country Club, died Jan. 5, 2011, in Wilmington.

Click the lick for his obituary in the Wilmington Star-News:

James Hampton Duncan Obituary: View James Duncan's Obituary by Wilmington Star-News

Duncan is a member of the North Carolina Hall of Fame because of a football career that took him from Reidsville High to Wake Forest and the New York Giants. He later coached at Appalachian and in the Canadian Football League. He worked at PPCC during the football off season during the 1950s.

Click the link below for a summary of Jim Duncan’s football career.

Jim Duncan (American football) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia