Dr. N.S. Goulding, the man who created Cougar Gold Posted by cahnrs.webteam | July 24, 2014 Dr. N.S. Goulding, creator of Cougar Gold Cheese Cougar Gold namesake and former Washington State University professor Norman Shirley Golding is not as famous as the cheese he helped develop. But he should be. Read more about him here and here.