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UAB announces that Charlie Hoyle will be the new golf coach

UAB recently names Charlie Hoyle as their next head golf coach.

Hoyle is the ninth head coach in school history.

Mark Ingram is the UAB athletic director,

"Charlie Hoyle is a true professional and our staff gravitated to him immediately," Ingram said. "He has a clear plan for UAB's golf program and a great respect for our history. Charlie expects success and has a great track record, a positive demeanor and was our athletic department's unanimous choice for this position. We couldn't be more excited to welcome Charlie and his family to UAB."

Hoyle spent the last six seasons with Iowa,

He is a native of Lytham, England, Hoyle attended Lander University in South Carolina where he was a two-time All-Region and All-Conference First Team selection and led his team to four-straight Division II NCAA Regional appearances and one NCAA National Championship appearance.

Hoyle was the assistant coach at Lander University from 2012 to 2016.

"I am so excited for the opportunity to be the next Head Men's Golf Coach at UAB," Hoyle said. "Thank you to Director of Athletics Mark Ingram and the committee for putting their faith and belief in me to lead the program going forward. UAB men's golf has a history of competing at a high level on the national stage and I am excited to write a new chapter in that history. My family and I will miss our friends and community in Iowa City dearly, but we are so delighted to move to Birmingham and be a part of the Blazer family."


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