Coach Jeff Lindgren (since 1988) is a 1988 CLU graduate with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and was a member of the 1985 CLU golf squad that won the NAIA District 3 crown and finished 15th at the NAIA Championships. The school now competes in NCAA D-III.
In the final tournament of the abbreviated spring 2020 season, California Lutheran opened in fourth with 302 and followed with a 1-over 289 in less windy conditons to move past Mary Hardin-Baylor for third in the Schreiner Spring Shootout at the Club at Comanche Trace in Kerrville, Tex. Concordia U (TX) fired a closing 8-under 280 to win by 10 strokes over runner-up Trinity U and by 11 over the third-place CLU Kingsmen. The course was par 72, measuring 7,339 yards and producing an average 18-hole score of 77.4 strokes. The first-round scoring average was up two shots due to wind.
The Kingsmen's Derek Hahn (74-70=144) took fifth and Zac Stout (77-71=148) tied for 10th.
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California Lutheran failed to post a team score under 300 and finished sixth at the 2019 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championship.
Cal Lutheran finished second in 2018, fifth in 2017 and third at the 2016 and 2015 SCIAC Championship.
The Cal Lutheran Kingsmen finished 24th at the 2013 NCAA D-III Championship after placing fourth at the 2013 SCIAC Championship.
Cal Lutheran missed by three strokes of making the 36-hole cut to the low 15 teams at the 2012 NCAA D-III Championship.
CLU finished second to La Verne at the 2012 SCIAC Championship.
The Kingsmen qualified for the NCAA D-III Championship tournament in 1993 , 1994, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2012 and 2013.
Lindgren has served on District 6 NCAA Division III regional advisory committees.