|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'|
Dick McElyea was a letter winner in 1950, 1951 & 1952. He was the individual conference champion in 1950 & 1951. He is a member of the Stanford Hall of Fame.
Teammate Grant Spaeth said that he was a 'a wonderful fellow' who was very well liked by teammates. McElyea who had a magnificent short game and was very steady on the golf course.
This Stanford Hall of Famer was from Palo Alto, a kind and modest man, who loved Dixie land records. Despite being a fairly short hitter, he won the Pacific Coast Amateur, a major amateur event, in the early 1950s.
His grandson Cory earned 1st team All-West Coast Conference in 2014 playing golf at USF.