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Johnston Family History In Golf & Other Sports

Clyde's father, Johnny Johnston was Golf Coach at Wake Forest College from 1947 to 1951. Later Johnston was a PGA Golf Professional and amateur Golf Course Architect. He was very active in the Carolinas Section of the PGA, serving as Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President (6 years) and Honorary President. In 1975, Johnston was elected Golf Professional of the Year for the Carolinas Section. Johnston was also an Eagle Scout.

Clyde Johnston: ASGCA Golf Champion 1995 in Scotland playing the Old Course, Prestwick, Carnoustie, Turnberry and Muirfield. ASGCA Senior Golf Champion, 2007, Atlanta, Georgia Meeting playing East Lake, Peachtree and Atlanta Athletic Club Riverside course.


Clyde Johnston at Age 5 with an opening day tee shot.


Cathy Johnston-Forbes: LPGA Tour Player since 1986.

Do you know this man? I am researching the Johnston Family roots and Grandfather, Clement Bernard "Johnnie" Johnston is our missing link. Former football, basketball and baseball star at Wake Forest College (1919-23) and football coach for Clarkson Tech, Potsdam, NY (1925-28) & Appalachian College, Boone, NC. (1929-1932).