One of the most proficient players ever in the Met Section, Carl Lohren’s small stature belied his gigantic competitive strength and technical knowledge. The University of Maryland product was perhaps better known as a teacher and an author for his book entitled “One Move to Better Golf.” The forward of the book was written by Deane Beman, a student, former PGA and Senior Tour winner and long-time PGA Tour Commissioner. Carl loved to teach and gave seminars around the world and at 14 National PGA Teaching Workshops and Seminars. He was a speaker at both the first PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit in 1988 and at the very first European Teaching Summit in Rome in 1990. His prowess earned him Metropolitan PGA Teacher of the Year honors in 1989 as well as the Horton Smith nomination for the Met Section for educational contributions in 1982. As a player Carl Lohren enjoyed a number of successes including wins at the 1968 New York State PGA and at the 1984 Long Island PGA Championship. He qualified for three US Opens, 1 US Senior Open (he tied for 39th) and 10 National Club Professional Championships. He qualified to play on the PGA Senior (now Champions) Tour in 1990 after a top six finish in the qualifying tournament. Carl was inducted into the Glen Cove Hall of Fame in 1985.