Men's Golf


Steve Stricker
Steve Stricker

Hometown:
Edgerton, Wis.

Birthdate:
02/23/1967

06/11/2014

UI Announces Lauritsen/Wohlers Outdoor Golf Practice Facility

Outdoor Training Area Gives Illini Nation's Top Practice Facility

At Illinois
1988-89:
Named a first-team All-American, his third career All-America honor ... Named Big Ten Player of the Year for the second time in his career ... Won Big Ten medalist honors in 1989 with a 277, the third-best 72-hole score in Illinois history ... Became one of only four players in Big Ten history to win three Big Ten medalist honors and the only one since 1960 ... Earned his fourth career All-Big Ten honor ... Won four individual tournament titles ... Broke the Illinois single-season stroke average record with a 71.52, including a then-school record 64 at the Purdue Invitational on Oct. 15, 1988 ... Broke the school record for low 54-hole score with a 205 at the Northern Iowa Classic (Sept. 16-18) and equaled it at the Midwestern Invitational (April 28-29).

1987-88: Named a first-team All-American, his second career All-America honor ... Named Big Ten Player of the Year ... Led Illinois to a Big Ten team title, its first since 1941, with a 72-hole school record score of 273 ... Broke the single-season stroke average record with a 72.05, including a low round of 66 ... Won four individual tournament titles and shared a fifth with teammate Mike Small ... Finished ninth at the 1988 NCAA Championships, the best individual finish in school history.

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