Aberdeen man honored
Ted Zahn of Aberdeen and Patty Coddington of Sioux Falls have been elected to the South Dakota Golf Association Hall of Fame.
Zahn, a native of Aberdeen, was the head professional at Moccasin Creek Country Club in Aberdeen from 1991 to 1997. In 1979, Zahn was the director of education with the National Golf Foundation, writing Easy Way to Learn Golf, an instructional booklet that is still in publication. In the early 1980s, Zahn started Executive Golf Outings with Yankton native Jim Ahern and PGA Tour professional David Edwards.
Zahn attended Northern State and was conference medalist three times. He was inducted into the school's hall of fame in 1993 and also served as golf coach for the Wolves, winning numerous conference titles and taking his team to one national championship appearance. Zahn is still an active member of the PGA of America and is a coach with The First Tee program at Moccasin Creek Country club.
Coddington, the assistant women's golf coach at Augustana College, is a 10-time SDGA champion. Both will be inducted during ceremonies held later this year. Here are the hall's members:
Aberdeen: Ted Zahn, Charles Howard, Dean Shortridge, Roger Legge.
Brookings: Pat Lockwood, Lorne Bartling, Bob Masson.
Deadwood: John Rachetto.
Eureka: Marlene Bauer Hagge.
Huron: C. Irvin Krumm, Hobe Richards, Gary Wiren.
Milbank: Jack Davenport.
Parkston: Mrs E.R. Doering.
Sioux Falls: Patty Coddington, Ed Livingston, Ev Comstock Sr., Ralph Porter, Phil Donohue, Don Platt, Gene Reiter, Ivan Steen, Ruth Miller, Terry Comstock, Anne Borgmann, Dave Hanten, Marv Widness, Peggy Kirby, Terry Crouch, Tom Egan, Mark Amundson, Ray Laird III.
Rapid City: John DeRudder, Ila Michael, George Meyers, John Derby, Kathy Kober, Mike Brummer.
Yankton: Laddie Cimpl, Indy Titterington, Robert E. Marchand, Jim Ahern.
S.D. amateur group meeting
The South Dakota Amateur Baseball Association will hold its annual meeting Feb. 12 at the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell.