U of M Men's Golf

golf image, 1931 team
Stars of the 1931 U of M Golf Team
John Lenfesty, Capt. J.R. Royston, John Howard, Coach Thomas Trueblood


All-Time Michigan Golf Coaches' Records, 1921-2013
Year Record Big Ten Reg. NCAA
Thomas Trueblood 1921-1935 71-9-2 5 2
Ray Courtright 1936-1944 67-21-2 3
Bill Barclay 1945-1947 14-4-0 2
Bert Katzenmeyer 1947-1968 124-90-6 2
Bill Newcomb 1968-1978 *
Tom Simon 1978-1982 *
Jim Carras 1982-2002 *
Andrew Sapp 2003-2011 * 1
Chris Witten 2012 *  
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Notes
* Prior to 1968/69, regular season competition was all dual matches. Beginning that year all competition was tournament play.

NCAA Team Championships
Year Coach Score Site
1934 Tom Trueblood Match Play Cleveland,Ohio
1935 Tom Trueblood Match Play Bethesda, MD.

NCAA Team Runnerup
Year Coach Score Site
1943 Ray Courtright 618 Chicago, IL.
1946 Bill Barclay 624 Princeton, NJ
1952 Bert Katzemmeyer 587 West Lafayette,IN
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Team Scoring:
1897-1938: Match Play
1939-1964: Top four individuals, 36 holes
1965-present: Top four individuals, 72 holes

NCAA Individual Champions
Year Player Score Site
1932 John Fischer Match Play Hot Springs, AR
1936 Chuck Kocsis Match Play Chicago, IL
1947 Dave Barclay Match Play Ann Arbor, MI
NCAA Individual Runnerup
Year Player Score Site
1934 Chuck Kocsis Match Play Cleveland , OH
1944 John Jenswold Match Play Columbus, OH
1945 John Jenswold Match Play Columbus, OH
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Individual Scoring
1897-1964: match play
1965-present: 72 hole medal play

Michigan All-Americans
Player Year Finish
Bill Newton 1965 2nd Holston Hills CC, Knoxville, TN
Bill Newton 1966 2nd Shawnee Golf Course, Delaware, PA
John Schroeder 1968 2nd New Mexico State U. GC, Las Cruces, NM
Randy Erskine 1968 HM New Mexico State U. GC, Las Cruces, NM
Randy Erskine 1970 3rd Ohio State U. course, Columbus, OH
Tom McParlan 1974 HM Carlton Hills CC, Santee, CA
Tom McParlan 1975 HM Ohio State U. GC, Columbus OH
John Morse 1980 HM Ohio State U. GC, Columbus OH
Michael Harris 1998 HM Championship GC, Albuquerque, NM
Michael Harris 1999 HM Hazeltine National, Chaska, MN
Lionel Kim 2009 HM Inverness Club, Toledo, OH
Alexander Sitornpul 2010 HMHonors Course, Oolewah, TN
Lionel Kim 2011 HM Karston Creek GC, Stillwater,OK
NCAA Regional Individual
Year Player Score Site
2011 Lionel Kim (co) 76-69-65-205, -8 Wofd Run, Zionsvill, IL

Big Ten Team Championships (12)
Year Coach Score Site
1932 Tom Trueblood 1248 Minneapolis, MN
1933 Tom Trueblood 1291 Prairie View, IL
1934 Tom Trueblood 1228 Prairie View, IL
1935 Tom Trueblood 1169 Prairie View, IL
1936 Tom Trueblood 1190 Prairie View, IL
1942 Ray Courtright 1255 Ann Arbor, MI
1943 Ray Courtright 1289 Wilmette, IL
1944 Ray Courtright 623* Medinah, IL
1946 Bill Barclay 1220 Minneapolis, MN
1947 Bill Barclay 1237 West Lafayette IN
1949 Bert Katzenmeyer 1499 Ann Arbor, MI
1952 Bert Katzenmeyer 1559 Champaign, IL
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* 36 holes
Tournament Scoring: 1920: Match Play
1921-1926: Top four individuals, 36 holes
1927-1947: Top four individuals, 72 holes
1948-1985: Top five individuals, 72 holes
1986-present: Top four individuals 72 holes


Big Ten Individual Champions (14)
Year Player Score Site
1924 M.J. Holdsworth MP, 3-1 Briargate G.C.
1932 John Fischer 303 Minneapolis, MN
1933 John Fischer 301 Prairie View, IL
1934 Chuck Kocsis 283 Prairie View,IL
1935 John Fischer 301 Prairie View, IL
1936 Chuck Kocsis 286 Prairie View,IL
1943 Ben Smith (co) 301 Wilmette, IL
1944 John Jenswold 153* Medinah, IL
1947 Ed Schalon 297 West Lafayette, IN
1949 Ed Schalon 297 Ann Arbor,MI
1965 Bill Newton 287 West Lafayette, IN
1970 Randy Erskine 302 Savoy, IL
1980 John Morse 288 Madison, WI
1997 Kyle Dobbs 287 Columbus, OH
1999 Michael Harris (co) 278 Minneapolis, MI
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* 36 holes
Individual Scoring: 1920-1925: Match Play
1926-present: 72 hole medal play

More Information: U-M Men's Golf Record Book from MGoBlue.com