|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'|
Joel Kribel. He remains one of Stanford's all-time great collegiate golfers earning All-American honors all four years on the Farm. He came to Stanford as the nation's number one recruit after compiling of the finest junior golfing careers ever.
He left with 7 collegiate wins leaving him 4th all time at Stanford, behind only Tiger Woods, Patrick Rodgers and Maverick McNealy with 11 wins. His 71.92 stroke average was second only to Tiger Woods when he graduated. He was 3-time team MVP and had the low freshman scoring average.
Joel is one of only two Stanford 4-time All-Americans, the other being 2008 graduate Rob Grube. Joel was a letter winner 1996, 1997, 1998 & 1999. He was an honorable mention All-American in 1996, 1st team All-American in 1997, 1998 & 1999. He was 1st team all Pac-10 conference in 1996, 1997, 1998 & 1999. He was named Pac-10 player of the year in 1999. Was runner-up in the 1997 US Amateur, and medalist in the 1998 US Amateur.
Kribel was runner-up in the 1997 US Amateur, losing in the finals to teammate Tiger Woods in an historic match - that match found him leading by several holes early in the 36 hole final before Tiger finished strongly to pull out the victory. He was medalist in the 1998 US Amateur. He has been a touring professional since graduating until leaving to represent a prominent golf equipment manufacturer.
Accomplishments as of the end of 2006