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100 Years of IHSA Boys Golf: Records & PGA Tour Players

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Records & PGA Tours Players

Compiled by IHSA Staff


Most state titles by a team
9, Winnetka (New Trier/New Trier East), 1951, 1955, 1966, 1967, 1977-AA, 1982-AA, 1995-AA, 1997-AA, 2003-AA
9, Normal (University), 1991-A, 1996-A, 2003-A, 2004-A, 2005-AA, 2006-AA, 2007-2A, 2008-2A, 2009-2A
8, Monmouth (H.S.) , 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1994, 1995 (all Class A)
6, Rockford (East), 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1947, 1957 (all single-class)
5, Carmi, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 (all Class A)

Most consecutive state titles by a team
7, Normal (University), 2003-A, 2004-A, 2005-AA, 2006-AA, 2007-2A, 2008-2A, 2009-2A
6, Monmouth, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1988, 1989, 1990 (all Class A)
5, Carmi, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 (all Class A)
4, Rockford (East), 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945 (all single-class)
4, Hinsdale (Central), 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 (all in Class 3A)
3, Arlington Heights (St. Viator), 2007, 2008, 2009 (all in Class 3A)

Most state trophies by a team
26, Winnetka (New Trier/New Trier East)
23, Normal (University)
13, Quincy (Sr.)
13, Monmouth (H.S.)
11, Rockford (East)

Most state titles by an individual
3, Mason Jacobs, Metropolis (Massac County), 2005-A, 2006-A, 2007-2A
2, Richard Martin, Highland Park (Deerfield-Shields), 1924, 1925
2, Dean Nelson, Rockford (East), 1942, 1943
2, John Given, Carmi, 1976-A, 1978-A
2, Todd Hamilton, Biggsville (Union), 1981-A, 1982-A
2, Randy Briggs, Monmouth (H.S.), 1987-A, 1989-A
2, Aaron Wright, Anna (A.-Jonesboro), 1991-A, 1992-A
2, Jamie Fairbanks, Champaign (Centennial), 1988-AA, 1989-AA
2, Mike Imburgia, Effingham (St. Anthony), 2001-A, 2002-A
2, Luke Guthrie, Quincy (Sr.), 2006-AA, 2007-3A

Most times in top 10 by an individual
4, Rod “Pete” Fletcher, Champaign (H.S.), 1945 (4), 1946 (5), 1947 (8), 1948 (3)
4, Chuck Fiser, Port Byron (Riverdale), 1980-A (8), 1981-A (3), 1982-A (2), 1983-A (1)
4, D.A. Points, Pekin, 1991-AA (2), 1992-AA (2), 1993-AA (1), 1994-AA (9)
4, Joe Smith, Champaign (Centennial), 2004-AA (7), 2005-AA (3), 2006-AA (5), 2007-2A (3)
4, Dan Stringfellow, Arlington Heights (St. Viator), 2006AA (5), 2007-3A (8), 2008-3A (5), 2009-3A (1)
4, Trevor Gold, Eureka, 2011-1A (9), 2012-1A (4), 2013-1A (2), 2014-1A (2)

Notable IHSA alum who played on PGA Tour
Joe Affrunti, Crystal Lake (Central)
*JC Anderson, Springfield (Griffin)
Jerry Barber, Jacksonville
Brad Benjamin, Rockford (Guilford)
Brian Bullington, Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East)
Barry Cheesman, Galesburg
Rick Dalpos, Lemont
*Manuel de la Torre, Highland Park
*Emil Esposito, Franklin Park-Northlake (Leyden)
Bob Goalby, Belleville Township
Gary Groh, Niles West
**Luke Guthrie, Quincy
*Jay Haas, Belleville (West)
*Jerry Haas, Belleville (West)
*Gary Hallberg, Barrington
**Todd Hamilton, Oquawka (Biggsville Union)
Fred Hawkins, Waukegan
Jim Jamieson, Moline
Dave Lundstrom, Galesburg
*David Ogrin, Waukegan (East)
*Gary Pinns, Lombard (Glenbard East)
*D.A. Points, Pekin
Andy Pope, Glen Ellyn (Glenbard West)
John Riegger, Metropolis
Mike Small, Danville
Jim Sobb, Palatine (H.S.)
Kevin Streelman, Wheaton (W. Warrenville South)
D.A. Weibring, Quincy (Notre Dame)

*IHSA State Champion