Terry Third Thursday is a breakfast speaker series for the Atlanta business community and that features influential speakers, as well as special guests from the University of Georgia, who bring local and global perspectives on business and innovation.
About the Speaker
Chris Haack was named the Georgia men's golf coach on July 18, 1996, and has since taken to Bulldogs to unprecedented levels of success.
Under his guidance, the Bulldogs have earned two national championships, seven Southeastern Conference crowns, 54 team tournament titles, and several squad and individual records.
In 2012, Haack also became UGA Director of Golf. In that capacity, he serves as the liaison between the Athletic Association and the UGA Golf Course, oversees the Boyd Center and the adjacent practice facilities, and is available as counsel to women's coach Josh Brewer.
Haack was inducted into the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Associate Hall of Fame in December 2012, joining Georgia predecessors Howell Hollis and Dick Copas.
The recipient of the AJGA Sportsmanship Award, Haack graduated from Newnan High School in 1978. He attended West Georgia College, where he played on the golf team.
Haack and his wife, Tori, have a son, Charlie, and a daughter, Katie.