Jimmy Wilson
Jimmy Wilson
Title: Head Coach
Phone: (478) 445-2082
Email: jimmy.wilson@gcsu.edu
Year: 18th season
College: Georgia College '86

**GCAA Region Coach of the Year: 2000, 2008, 2010
**PBC Coach of the Year: 2000, 2008, 2011

Jimmy Wilson has been the golf coach at Georgia College since 1997. The Bobcats have posted 16 straight NCAA Tournament Appearances under his watch.

The 2012-13 season was another strong one for Georgia College, showing two All-PBC honorees.

In 2008 Wilson guided one of the best seasons in program history. The Bobcats won the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship and took fourth at the NCAA Division II Championship, the highest-ever national finish for a Georgia College golf squad. Wilson was honored with plenty of hardware for his work in 2008, nabbing both the Southeast Region and Peach Belt Conference Coach of the Year honors.

2011-12 was another great year for coach Wilson and the Bobcats. Being led by three All-Americans, they finished third in the PBC Championship, and followed that with a first place Regional finish before finishing fifth at the NCAA Finals. 

Wilson also garnered region coach of the year honors in 2010, a year where the Bobcats were the preseason national No. 1 and won a trio of tournaments, including the 2010 Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championship. 

Wilson has guided the Bobcats to 16 straight NCAA Tournament appearances (1998-2013). His teams reached the national championship round of the NCAA Tournament in 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 2009, and 2012. Wilson guided the Bobcats to PBC Championships in 2010 and 2000, and was also named the league's Coach of the Year in 2000.

The Bobcats finished fifth at the NCAA National Tournament in 1998, 10th in 2000, tied for fifth in 2001, 10th in 2004, 15th in 2005, sixth in 2007, fourth in 2008 and fifth in 2009. Wilson has coached 24 All-Americans in his tenure with the Bobcats, including coaching a player to PBC Golfer of the Year honors five times.

Wilson has led Bobcat golfers to 24 All-America trophies all-time.

Wilson graduated from Georgia College in 1986 and served as the Director of Golf at the Little Fishing Creek Golf Course in Milledgeville from 1988 to April 2007.

Wilson joined the athletic department as full-time staff in April 2007, adding associate athletics director duties in addition to his coaching role. He handles internal operations for the Bobcat athletic department.

Wilson and his wife, Colleen, have three children: Drew, Matt and Sarah. The Wilsons live in Milledgeville.

 

 

Year PBC Finish Regional Finish NCAA Finals Finish
2013 6th 9th -
2012 3rd 1st 5th
2011 4th 6th -
2010 1st 12th -
2009 3rd 5th 5th
2008 3rd 1st 4th
2007 5th 3rd 6th
2006 5th 3rd -
2005 4th 3rd 15th
2004 4th 4th 10th
2003 2nd 4th -
2002 4th 5th -
2001 2nd 5th 5th
2000 1st 2nd 10th
1999 2nd 8th -
1998 4th 7th 5th
1997 4th - -