Jay Reid, director of instruction at Birkdale Golf Club and owner of Jay Reid School of Golf, has been named a Top 50 Junior Golf Coach by the Future Champions Golf organization. The award recognizes coaches who specialize in competitive players between the ages of 13 and 18. Their players compete at the highest levels of junior golf and regularly develop into college golfers. Coaches must have a minimum of six years teaching golf full time, as well as developing a “significant” number of college players. Reid is a PGA life member with over 30 years of teaching experience. A Mooresville resident, he has 13 National USGA participants and 30 college scholarship athletes.