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Men's Golf Team
The Stanford men's golf team has a remarkable history. From its beginnings as a varsity sport in the early 1930s the teams have won 8 national championships (third behind Houston and Oklahoma State since 1930), and its players have won 24 professional major championships (more than any other team) plus 7 US and British Amateur titles.
The names are legendary in American golf: from Lawson Little in the 1930s, to Bud Brownell, Sandy Tatum and Bob Rosburg in the 1940s, and after World War II the Farm has produced Tom Watson, Notah Begay and Tiger Woods. Since 1958 there have been more than 80 All-American seasons by Stanford players. Dozens of Stanford golfers have played professionally over the years.
But the golf history is only part of the story. There have been 3 USGA Presidents who played on Stanford's golf teams (Sandy Tatum, Grant Spaeth and Walter Driver) and numerous notables in the business world. As this story unfolds you are invited to read about more than 240 alums from 1932 to today and contribute updated information.
Women's Golf Team
The Stanford women's golf team won the national championship in 2014-15 and the Pac-12 championship in 2013-14. The Cardinal has regularly finished in the top 10 at the NCAA Championship and near the top in the powerful Pac-12 conference.
From its beginnings as a varsity sport in the 1970s more than 40 All-Americans have been produced and Stanford golfers have won 6 US Open Championships, 4 PGA Championships, 4 US Amateur championships, 4 US Junior championships, an individual national collegiate championship and had 10+ Curtis Cup participants.
More than 14 Stanford golfers have gone onto the LPGA including Hall of Famer Mickey Wright, Shelley Hamlin, Michelle Wie, Hillary (Homeyer) Lunke, Stephanie (Keever) Louden, Mhairi McKay, Jodi (Figley) Renner and Joanne Picillo. Anne Quast Sanders has had one of the most outstanding amateur careers with 3 US Amateur wins and 8 Curtis Cup appearances.
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