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November 30, 2007. Wally Goodwin - men's golf coach 1987-2000

Coach Goodwin was 80 years old when interviewed
by Dr. Lyman Van Slyke, Bob Stevens & Rich Peers
Wally Goodwin led Stanford from 1987 to 2000, winning national coach of the year honors in 1992 & 1994. His team won the national championship in 1994, finished 2nd in 1995 & 4th in 1996.

Video Interview in 2007

  • Part 1 - Goodwin's golf background, how he came to Stanford & details about his noted short game practice approach.
  • Part 2 - Talks of what turned Stanford into a national power thru greats Christian Cevaer, Casey Martin, Notah Begay & Tiger Woods among others. Discusses the 1994 national championship win.
  • Part 3 - Discusses the famous letter from Tiger at age 13, shares stories about Will Yanigasawa and unsung heroes including Conrad Ray, current head coach.
  • Part 4 - Talks of his most persistent (Begay), improved (Conrad Ray) and funniest player (Jake Poe) as well as Stanford's only 4-time All-American Joel Kribel.
  • Part 5 - Shares stories about Notah Begay and his remarkable will and positive attitude and discusses less talented teams he was most proud of from 1989 and 1997.
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Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5