The first golf team was organized by Lowell V. LeClair, associate professor in the Education Department, who coached players including John Churchward and Jon Fuller. In 1972 Edwin C. Leonard became the coach following Ron Robertson. Lori Leigh Schaeffer, the reigning Miss America, was recruited to tee-off the first home match. Dan Manwaring was a golfer that year. James R. Hansen played for IPFW as did Dan Gerard who was IPFW's first NCAA Division III qualifier. Other players in 1970-74 included Gary Ream, Bruce Haines, Tom Nahrwald and Skip Lesh.
Source: Current (December 1992), 34-35.
See also Men's Golf; Women's golf