IOWA AMATEUR HISTORY

2020 – Dennis Bull, Norwalk (203) @ Davenport Country Club
2019 – Jon Brown, Adel (208) @ The Ridge Golf Club
2018 – Tripp Kinney, Des Moines (210) @ Tournament Club of Iowa
2017 – Trevor Ullestad, Jewell (206) @ The Cedar Rapids Country Club
2016 – Nate Dunn, Cedar Rapids (140-36 holes) @ Sunnyside Country Club
2015 – Mike McCoy, Des Moines (211) @ Whispering Creek Golf Course
2014 – Nate Dunn, Cedar Rapids (214) @ Finkbine Golf Course
2013 – Gene Elliott, West Des Moines (210) @ Coldwater Golf Links
2012 – Jon Olson, Ankeny (204) @ Spirit Hollow Golf Course
2011 – Gene Elliott, West Des Moines (212) @ Glen Oaks Country Club
2010 – Mike McCoy, West Des Moines (196) @ Bent Tree Golf Club
2009 – Ben Herrera, Ames (202) @ Sunnyside Country Club
2008 – Mike Oimoen, Clear Lake (211) @ Davenport Country Club
2007 – Jared Walahoski, Urbandale (209) @ The Harvester Golf Club
2006 – Jon Brown, Urbandale (215) @ Whispering Creek Golf Club
2005 – Brian Verduyn, Clive (215) @ Wakonda Club
2004 – Nate Dunn, Cedar Rapids (218) @ Crow Valley Golf Club
2003 – Scott Hart, Des Moines (216) @ Des Moines Golf & CC (South)
2002 – Bo Anderson, Dubuque (293-72 holes) @ Spirit Hollow Golf Course
2001 – Bo Anderson, Dubuque (210) @ Dubuque Country Club
2000 – Gene Elliott, West Des Moines (205) @ Ottumwa Country Club
1999 – Matt Gatchel, Huxley (141-36 holes) @ Geneva Golf & Country Club
1998 – Mike McCoy, Des Moines (210) @ Beaver Hills Country Club
1997 – Chris Emanuel, Ottumwa (206) @ Gates Park Golf Course
1996 – Mike McCoy, Des Moines (218) @ Finkbine Golf Course
1995 – Mike McCoy, Des Moines (218) @ Wakonda Club
1994 – Gary Engle, Ottumwa (212) @ Ottumwa Country Club
1993 – Bill Hoefle, Ames (136-36 holes) @ Beaver Hills Country Club
1992 – Mike McCoy, Des Moines (215) @ Burlington Golf Club
1991 – Greg Winkel, Algona (207) @ Mason City Country Club
1990 – Brad Klapprott, Keokuk (212) @ Crow Valley Golf Club
1989 – Mike Dunphy, Perry (208) @ Fort Dodge Country Club
1988 – Bruce Westemeier, Waterloo (214) @ Dubuque Country Club
1987 – Doug Dunakey, Waterloo (209) @ Lake Panorama Golf Course
1986 – Jerry Smith, Oskaloosa (206) @ Ottumwa Country Club
1985 – Dana Kain, Ames (212) @ Sunnyside Country Club
1984 – Chris Donielson, Des Moines (215) @ Cedar Rapids Country Club
1983 – Max Simpson, Ottumwa (209) @ Mason City Country Club
1982 – Greg Tebbutt, Bettendorf (275) @ Finkbine Golf Course
1981 – Ken Schall, Waterloo (281) @ Beaver Hills Country Club
1980 – Brad Schuchat, Des Moines (289) @ Des Moines Country Club
1979 – Bo Johnson, Muscatine (288) @ Burlington Golf Club
1978 – Dick Clemens, Dubuque (277) @ Thunder Hills Country Club
1977 – Mike McCutchen, Urbandale (143) @ Des Moines Country Club
1976 – Dave Hilgenberg, Iowa City (283) @ Green Valley Golf Course
1975 – Lon Nielsen, Belle Plaine (285) @ Ottumwa Country Club
1974 – Bill Heldmar, Des Moines (288) @ Beaver Hills Country Club
1973 – Steve Kehrer, Cedar Rapids (290) @ Beaver Hills Country Club
1972 – Tom Chapman, Jr, Newton (281) @ Gates Park Golf Course
1971 – John Liechty, Marshalltown (275) @ Finkbine Golf Course
1970 – Bud McCardell, Newton (275) @ Elmwood Country Club
1969 – Brad Schuchat, Des Moines (295) @ Sioux City Country Club
1968 – Jim Carney, Centerville (280) @ Dubuque Golf & Country Club
1967 – Tom Champan, Jr, Des Moines (279) @ Finkbine Golf Course
1966 – Dennis Smith, Cedar Rapids (290) @ Ottumwa Country Club
1965 – Rod Bliss III, Des Moines (282) @ Mason City Country Club
1964 – John Liechty, Marshalltown (279) @ Hyperion Field Club
1963 – Steve Spray, Indianaola (284) @ Clinton Country Club
1962 – Dave Gross, Davenport (283) @ Dubuque Golf & Country Club
1961 – Rod Bliss, Jr, Des Moines (280) @ Hyperion Field Club
1960 – Jack Webb, Atlantic (284) @ Wakonda Club
Format changed from Match Play to Stroke Play in 1960
1959 – Jack Rule, Waterloo def. Bob Hurd 6 & 5 @ Davenport Country Club
1958 – Jack Rule, Waterloo def. Bud McCardell, Newton 8 & 7 @ Fort Dodge Country Club
1957 – Bob Leahy, Denison def. John Campbell, Oskaloosa 6 & 5 @ Mason City Country Club
1956 – Bob Leahy, Denison def. Bud McCardell, Newton 8 & 7 @ Hyperion Field Club
1955 – Rod Bliss, Jr, Des Moines def. Tom Davis, Cedar Rapids 2 & 1 @ Cedar Rapids Country Club
1954 – Bob Leahy, Denison def. Don Kneeter, Des Moines 9 & 8 @ Davenport Country Club
1953 – Herb Klontz, Cedar Rapids def. Rod Bliss, Jr, Des Moines 3 & 2 @ Mason City Country Club
1952 – Art Koch, Waterloo def. Rod Bliss, Jr, Des Moines 2 & 1 @ Waterloo
1951 – Rod Bliss, Jr, Des Moines def. Orrie Goens, Des Moines 3 & 2 @ Wakonda Club
1950 – John Jacobs, Cedar Rapids def. Tom Crabbe, Cedar Rapids 3 & 2 @ Mason City Country Club
1949 – Jack Webb, Spirit Lake def. Don Webb, Spirit Lake 6 & 5 @ Fort Dodge Country Club
1948 – John Jacobs, Cedar Rapids def. Bob Mann, Spencer 6 & 5 @ Brooks Country Club
1947 – Fred Gordon, Belmond def. Bob Fry, Keokuk 3 & 2 @ Davenport
1946 – John Jacobs, Cedar Rapids def. Art Andrews, Waveland 3 & 2 @ Hyperion Field Club
1943 – 1945 – No championship due to World War II
1942 – Jim Gardner, Sioux City @ Sunnyside Country Club
1941 – John Jacobs, Cedar Rapids def. John Kraft 4 & 3 @ Hyperion Field Club
1940 – John Jacobs, Cedar Rapids def. Bill Cordingley 1 up @ Cedar Rapids
1939 – John Jacobs, Cedar Rapids def. John Vavra 1 up @ Mason City
1938 – Denmar Miller, Des Moines def. Fred Denman 10 & 8 @ Des Moines Country Club
1937 – Joe Van Maur, Davenport def. Merle Stimson 2 & 1 @ Clinton Country Club
1936 – Billy Hall, Boone def. Merle Stimson 1 up @ Waterloo
1935 – Bob McCray, Des Moines def. Art Steingraber 2 & 1 @ Cedar Rapids
1934 – Denmar Miller, Des Moines def. John Vavra 13 & 12 @ Hyperion Field Club
1933 – Hal Chase, Des Moines def. Merle Stimson 1 up @ West Okoboji
1932 – Denmar Miller, Des Moines def. Pete Jordan 4 & 3 @ Sioux City
1931 – Bob McKee, Des Moines def. John Vavra 6 & 5 @ Mason City Country Club
1930 – Dr. Paul Barton, Davenport def. John Lasche 4 & 2 @ Waterloo
1929 – Art Bartlett, Ottumwa def. Carroll Stuart 3 & 2 @ Cedar Rapids Country Club
1928 – Art Bartlett, Ottumwa def. Lee Herron 3 & 2 @ Hyperion Field Club
1927 – Lee Herron, Sioux City @ Davenport Country Club
1926 – Bob McKee, Des Moines @ Wakonda Club
1925 – Bob McKee, Des Moines @ Sioux City Country Club
1924 – Art Bartlett, Ottumwa @ Sunnyside Country Club
1923 – Keith Williamson, Newton @ Cedar Rapids Country Club
1922 – Rudy Knepper, Sioux City @ Hyperion Field Club
1921 – Rudy Knepper, Sioux City @ Sioux City Country Club
1920 – Rudy Knepper, Sioux City @ Des Moines Golf & Country Club
1919 – Bob McKee, Des Moines @ Cedar Rapids Country Club
1918 – Art Bartlett, Ottumwa @ Grandview GC (Des Moines)
1917 – Art Bartlett, Ottumwa @ Sioux City Country Club
1916 – Wallace K. Groves, Des Moines @ Hyperion Field Club
1915 – Art Bartlett, Ottumwa @ Cedar Rapids Country Club
1914 – Art Bartlett, Ottumwa @ Ottumwa Country Club
1913 – Roland (Tip) Harrison, Des Moines @ Des Moines Golf & Country Club
1912 – Bill Sheehan, Des Moines @ Sioux City Country Club
1911 – Bill Sheehan, Des Moines @ Waveland GC & Des Moines Country Club
1910 – Ralph Rider, Des Moines @ Cedar Rapids Country Club
1909 – Bill Sheehan, Des Moines @ Ottumwa Country Club
1908 – B.C. Guinand, Des Moines @ Des Moines Golf and Country Club
1907 – H.H. Ferguson, Cedar Rapids @ Marshalltown Golf & Country Club
1906 – Art Gordon, Des Moines @ Waveland GC
1905 – H.H. Ferguson, Cedar Rapids @ Burlington Golf Club
1904 – H.H. Ferguson, Cedar Rapids @ Rabbit Hollow Golf Links (Dubuque)
1903 – Warren Dickenson, Des Moines @ Des Moines Golf & Country Club
1902 – Warren Dickenson, Des Moines @ Burlington Golf Club
1901 – Robert Finkbine, Des Moines @ Des Moines Golf & Country Club
1900 – John Maxwell, Keokuk @ Des Moines Golf & Country Club

The Elliott Family Iowa Amateur Trophy - donated by Glen & Eileen Elliott

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