|Stanford Men's Golf Team||2007 NCAA National Champions|
History of Stanford Golf
Stanford's remarkable history has left its mark on the golf world.
The names are legendary: Little, Seaver, Rosburg, Watson & Woods and others.
Numberous All-Americans played at Stanford over the years.
8 national championships have been won, including in 2007.
|Men's Golf Members of the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame + Grant Spaeth|
|Malcolm McNaughton '31||Charles Seaver '34||Lawson Little '34||Don Edwards '36|
|Art Doering '40||Warren Berl '42||Bud Brownell '42||Sandy Tatum '42|
|Bob Cardinal '47||Eddie Twiggs '32-47||Bob Rosburg '49||Dick McElyea '52|
|Steve Smith '61||Tom Watson '71||Bud Finger '48-76||Christian Cevaer '92|
|Notay Begay '95||Casey Martin '95||Tiger Woods '96||Joel Kribel '99|
|Wally Goodwin '00||Grant Spaeth '54'|
Christian Cevaer. Letter winner 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992. Honorable mention All-American 1990, 3rd team All-American 1992. 1st team All Pac-10 Conference 1989 & 1990. He was the individual Conference Champion in both 1989 & 1992. Member of the PGA European Tour since 1995.
Christian Cevaer has been a member of the PGA European Tour since 1995. Coach Wally Goodwin who built the golf team program up after a series of down years, said that Christian was the first great recruit he was able to bring to Stanford, and that he was a great influence on being able to continue to bring in top players thereafter.
Christian was born in New Caledonia and attended the Robert Louis Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, California. After leaving Stanford he won the 1989 French Amateur and turned professional in 1993 and has spent his career playing mainly in Europe.
He has six European titles, including two on the European professional tour - one in 2004 and a second win of the European Open in 2009. Christian won the French Amateur, the Spanish Open, the Finnish Open, the France Pro tourney and the European Open His best year-end ranking on the Order of Merit has been 41st in 2004. He qualified for the 2007 US Open and for the 2004 Open Championship, the latter event finishing tied for 71. He represented France playing for the Eisenhower Trophy in 1988, 1990 and 1992.