Club Champions

Club Champions

U of I Club Champions

The University of Illinois Golf Course Club Championship started back in 1957.  The very first winner was D. Christ Sarro.  All Season Passholders can participate in this exciting event every year for a chance to win the Men’s, Women’s, Senior, or Super Senior Club Championship Title.  It’s fun to see everyone try for the highly coveted Trophy as well as the Front Row Parking Spot!!  Below is a list of our past Champions:

Year Champions
 1957  D. Christ Sarro
 1958  Richard Thompson
 1959  NO TOURNAMENT
 1960  NO TOURNAMENT
 1961  Richard Thompson
 1962  Richard Thompson
 1963  Mike West
 1964  NO TOURNAMENT
 1965  Mike Toliuszis
 1966  Bruce Shurts
 1967  Richard Thompson
 1968  Mike Toliuszis
 1969  NO TOURNAMENT
 1970  Pat Keen
 1971  Richard Thompson
 1972  Nick Gabala
 1973  Pat Keen
 1974  NO TOURNAMENT
 1975  NO TOURNAMENT
 1976  Joe Thompson
 1977  John Thompson
 1978  Mike Tennant
 1979  John Thompson
 1980  John Thompson
 1981  John Thompson
 1982  Joe Meier
 1983  Mike Kiser
 1984  Jim Thompson
 1985  Jim Thompson
 1986  Jim Thompson
 1987  Larry Merrick
 1988  Larry Merrick
 1989  Jim Thompson
 1990  Jim Thompson
 1991  Trevor Beard
 1992  Jamie Fairbanks
 1993  Joe Thompson
 1994  Rich Wooley
 1995  Mike Kiser
 1996  Joe Thompson
 1997  Rich Wooley
 1998  Brian McAndrew
 1999  Jim Hopper
 2000  Jim Hopper
 2001  Joe Thompson
 2002  Mark Gomperts Everett Krueger
 2003  Joe Thompson Jesse Ratliff Paula Smith Rich Thompson
 2004  Tim Hoss Jr. Jeff Trigger Paula Smith Rich Thompson
 2005  Rich Thompson Mike Kelley Paula Smith
 2006  Rich Thompson Jeff Trigger Paula Smith
 2007  Mark Gomperts Johnnie Franklin Paula Smith
 2008  Rich Thompson John Stoops Judy Tennant
 2009  Tim Hoss Jr. Ron Zehr Judy Tennant
 2010  Alex Dye John Stoops Judy Tennant
 2011  Michael Merrick Mike McNeely Judy Tennant
 2012  Michael Merrick Mike Tennant Paula Smith
 2013  Max McGill Andy Dixon Judy Tennant Johnnie Franklin
 2014  Michael Merrick Mike Tennant Mike Kelley Judy Tennant
 2015  Michael Merrick Mike McNeely Steve Kelly Judy Tennant
 2016  Micheal Merrick Mike McNeely Jeff Trigger Paula Smith