2017-18 Recipient

Robert L. Winstead, Jr. (Bobby) is a 1978 graduate of Briarcrest Christian School. He continued his education at Memphis State University and graduated in 1982 with a degree in Marketing Management.  Bobby was Inducted into the Briarcrest Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012.  Bobby and his wife, Kim, started the Briarcrest Trapshooting team.
 
Bobby is President of Winstead Turf Farms, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of turfgrass for athletic fields, golf courses, and commercial and residential properties.  Winstead Turf Farms, Inc. started in 1978 on 11 acres, and has grown to over 1,600 acres in Shelby and Fayette Counties.  He was awarded Tennessee Turfgrass Professional of the Year in 2013 and he served as President of Turfgrass Producers International with members from 42 countries in 2012-2013. In 2014, Bobby was the recipient of the Ron Lollar Award for Dedication and Leadership to the Scholastic Clay Target Association.  Bobby enjoys hunting, golfing and spending time with his family: his wife, Kim; son, Robert (BCS ‘09); and daughter, Shelby.
 
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