The annual UW coaches/media golf tournament was held this morning at Washington National Golf Club.
It’s a fun event that was instituted when Tyrone Willingham arrived. I played today with assistant coaches Bob Simmons (about a seven handicap) and J.D. Williams.
However, once we came off the course, Tyrone broke the news that coaching great Bill Walsh had died earlier in the day.
Willingham’s career benefited greatly from the Minority Coaching Fellowship created by Walsh in 1987 when he was with the 49ers. And their paths crossed again in 1994 when Willingham followed Walsh as head…