Frank is a native of Griffin, Georgia and graduated from Griffin High School. Hinson earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Auburn University. After graduation, Hinson returned to Griffin High and was the Head Basketball Coach, Assistant Head Coach in Football and the Golf Coach.
After coaching for 5 years, Frank began a 35 year banking career working his way to Market President of Certus Bank in Reynolds Plantation, Georgia. He retired in 2012 and he and his wife Jane moved to Sun City Center.
In 2010, Hinson was inducted into the Griffin, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. He earned 11 Varsity Letters in Football, Basketball and Baseball and is the only athlete with this distinction. He is a two time Champion of the Georgia Indoor Tennis Tournament in Doubles. In 2012, Hinson qualified for the Florida Senior Olympics in both Tennis and Golf.
DOC’s Golf Repair
Golf Repair and more
Ben “Doc” Still, is our resident Golf Technician. He has relocated his 12 year old business, “Doc’s Golf Gallery”, to Freedom Fairways Golf Course in Sun City Center, FL.
And Freedom Fairways Golf Course has the only full service golf club repair technician in Sun City Center. Ben Still (aka DOC) has an shop in the cart barn adjacent to Hole #1. Doc can repair, regrip, shorten, lengthen or weight your clubs. He can customize your clubs to fit your swing.
Also, Doc has a very popular program called Try Me, Buy Me. You can sign out a club and play with it. If you like it, just pay. If you don’t, just return. Doc also specializes in custom fit, same length irons that have become popular on the PGA tour.
Doc provides a complete full line service to local golfers:
- Building New Clubs
- Shaft Replacement, including adjustable clubs
- As well as all types of club repairs
He also sells and trades new and used clubs and bags, a unique service for the Sun City Center Golfing Community.