Cedar Rapids | Inducted 1993 | Category: Club Professional
As Senior Vice President of Marketing at Amana Refrigeration, King helped create the Amana VIP Pro-Am Golf Tournament. In its time the event was one of the most popular Pro-Am tournaments in the country and was played at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City from 1968 to 1990.
King served as Executive Director of the PGA of America from 1982 through 1987.
In 2007 King, who is a WWII veteran, founded the Golf for Injured Veterans Everywhere (GIVE) Foundation. GIVE works with members of the Iowa Section PGA to provide a four-phase golf program for those who use the Iowa City VA Hospital. King served as the first president of the GIVE Foundation.