William H. Birkmayr '48

Sport Played: Golf

Year Inducted: 1994 (fourth induction class)

Accomplishments: Innovative and persuasive in his efforts, Bill Birkmayr has been credited as the organizer of Babson's first varsity golf team in 1948. After a successful summer of playing the amateur golf circuit in his home state of Ohio, Bill dedicated his last year at Babson to the sport he loved. Within one month, he had recruited players, scheduled ten matches, performed all of the administrative duties, and played in the number one position for Babson's first golf team. As captain of the squad, Bill led the green and white to an impressive 9-1 record while boasting a personal mark of 7-3.