1939 NCAA Golf Championship

The 1939 NCAA Golf Championship was the first annual NCAA-sanctioned golf tournament to determine the individual and team national champions of men's collegiate golf in the United States. The tournament was held at the Wakonda Country Club in Des Moines, Iowa.

1939 NCAA Golf Championship
Tournament information
LocationDes Moines, Iowa, U.S.
Course(s)Wakonda Country Club
Statistics
Field23 teams
Champion
Team: Stanford
Individual: Vincent D'Antoni (Tulane)
Team: 612
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Stanford captured in the inaugural team championship and Vincent D'Antoni, from Tulane, won the individual title.[1][2] The Indians were coached by Eddie Twiggs. The Indians had also won the last collegiate golf championship, held at Oakmont Country Club in 1938, before the beginning of NCAA sponsorship.

Sid Richardson of Northwestern, with a score of 144, was named the tournament's medalist.

Team resultsEdit

Rank Team Score
1 Stanford 612
T2 Northwestern 614
Princeton
4 Iowa Agricultural 615
T5 Duke 617
LSU
7 Iowa 623
8 Michigan 624
9 Oklahoma 627
10 Georgetown 630
  • Note: Top 10 only

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
  2. ^ "1939 Stanford Men's Golf Team". Stanford Men's Golf Team. StanfordMensGolf.com. Retrieved August 9, 2015.