Tom Martin played for Curry High School on the campus of UNCG where he hit the winning shot in the state playoffs in 1965 to defeat top-ranked Pinehurst and propel the team to a third-place finish. Martin’s sports career remained at UNCG, where he played on the first men’s basketball and men’s tennis teams. Always a supporter of UNCG athletics, he also became a contributor to other community events. Tom was Chairman of the Greater Greensboro Open (now Wyndham Championship) in 1981, tournament director for the 1997 and 1998 NCAA Women’s Soccer Championships at UNCG Soccer Stadium. An active volunteer in the community, Martin has served as the President of the Greensboro Sports Council and the Wyndham Championship Founders Club, Chairman of the of Spartan Club and a team host for numerous ACC and NCAA Championships in Greensboro. Martin was inducted into the UNCG Athletics Hall of Fame in 2002.