American College Golf Guide
Grand View University GV Vikings
Men's Golf Program
1200 Grandview Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50316-1599
Organizations: NAIA
Conferences: Heart of America (HAAC)

Golf Scholarships: Yes Yes
Academic and Financial Need Scholarships:Yes Yes


Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
100K - 250K Private 1896 2,300 40% M - 60% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 28,678 $ 28,678 $ 9,336
GV Vikings 2018 - 2019 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 U.C. Ferguson Classic 09/04/2018 season Lincoln Park G.C. OK City OK 12
2 Viking Shootout 09/17/2018 season Otter Creek G.C. Ankeny IA 3
3 The Mid-South 09/24/2018 season Sand Creek Station Newton KS 9
4 GV Viking Classic 10/01/2018 season TCI Polk City IA 4
5 Southern Plains Intercoll. 10/29/2018 season Gaillardia C.C. Oklahoma CityOK 10
6 Battle at Primm 03/18/2019 season Primm Valley GC Primm Valley NV 17
7 Purgatory Intercollegiate 03/29/2019 season Purgatory G.C. Noblesville IN 6
8 Wildcat Cup 04/08/2019 season Brickyard G.C. Indianapolis,IN 13
9 Baker University Spring Invit 04/17/2019 season Eaglebend G.C. Lawrence KS 5
10 Central College vs. Grand View 04/18/2019 season Bos Landing G.C. 1
11 HAAC Championship 04/29/2019 conf The Club at Port Cima Sunrise BeachMO 3
GV Vikings 2019 - 2020 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 U.C. Ferguson Classic 09/03/2019 season Lincoln Park G.C. OK City OK 4
2 Northwest Iowa National Invite 09/16/2019 season Willow Creek G.C. LeMars IA 4
3 Mid South Classic 09/23/2019 season Sand Creek Station Newton KS 6
4 2019 Porto Cima Invitational 09/30/2019 season The Club at Porto Cima Sunrise BeachMO 1
5 NAIA Midwest Invitational 10/14/2019 season TPC Deere Run Silvis, IL 2
6 Southern Plains Intercoll. 10/28/2019 season Gaillardia C.C. Oklahoma CityOK 4
7 San Antonio Shoot-Out 02/23/2020 season TPC San Antonio San Antonio TX 9
Head Coach: Chris Winkel
Office Phone: 515-263-6044
Fax: 515-263-2882
Email: cwinkel@grandview.edu

Coach Chris Winkel (since 2003) is a PGA professional and is full-time head men’s and women’s golf coach at Grand View.  Winkel is a 3-time Iowa PGA Champion and won the Iowa PGA Player of the Year honors in 1999 and 2003. He was named Iowa Teacher of the Year in 2001.

Grand View University shot 310-310-299 and placed third in the 2019 Heart of America Athletic Conference at The Club at Porto Cima in Sunrise Beach, Mo. Missouri Valley College won their first-ever HAAC title, rallying from fifth place after the first round to win by 13 strokes over runner-up William Penn. Grand View placed third in the nine-school tournament. The course was par 72, measuring 6,853 yards and produced an average 18-hole score of 80.0 strokes.

The Vikings' low man was Tyler Smith, who took ninth (81-76-72=229). Avery Fuhs tied for 10th (74-79-78=231).

The Vikings placed fourth in the 2018 Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship.

Grand View is a national champion for the first time, winning the 2017 NAIA Championship at TPC Deere Run at Silvis, Ill. The Vikings won the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship.

Grand View tied for 12th in the 2016 NAIA Championship, and won the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship.

Grand View placed 12th in the 2015 NAIA Championship.

Grand View became a six-time champion when it won the 2015 Midwest Collegiate Conference Championship.

Grand View placed fifth in the 2014 NAIA Championship, and won the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championship.

Grand View finished fourth in the 2013 NAIA Championship, and won the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championship. In 2012, Grand View finished 12th in the NAIA Championship, and won the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championship. Grand View placed sixth in the 2011 NAIA Championship, and won weather-shortened Midwest Collegiate Championship.

In 2010, Grand View shot the lowest score of the third round on the way to a sixth-place finish at the NAIA Championship, and won Midwest Collegiate Championship.

Grand View qualified for the 2006 NAIA National Championship where it missed the 54-hole cut to the low 17 teams.

 

 

Facilities:
Team Home Course: Briarwood Golf Club, Otter Creek Golf Club
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 1030
SAT 25-75 Percentile 930 - 1140
Average ACT 21.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 18.0 - 23.0
Application Deadline 8/15
Acceptance Rate 98%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
Accounting, Art, Bible Studies, Broadcasting/Telecommunications, Business and Management, Communications, Cooperative Education Program, Criminal Justice, Drama, Education, Graphic Design, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Music, Nursing, Pre-Dental, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Psychology, Religion, ROTC - Air Force, ROTC - Army, Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.), Sciences (Computer Science), Sciences (Mathematics), Social Sciences
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