Joel Goldstrand- WHS Class of 1957

Golf – 4 year letter-winner; 1957 MN State HS Championship Team; 3rd Place Individual in State; Regional Medalist

Basketball – 2 year letter-winner; 2 year starter; Co-captain

College – University of Houston, Class of 1961; Golf – 3 year letter-winner, 2 time NCAA Championship team

PGA Tour – 1965-1973; Played out of Worthington 7.5 years; best finish 1969 New Orleans Open, 1 stroke back

Other Golf – Winner of well over 100 golf championships, high school, collegiate, Regional Amateur Shortstop, Professional; State Championships include – State Open, State PGA, MN Masters

Golf Course Design – 1969 – Present; Design work on over 40 courses in the 5 state area, included are: Mountain Lake, Lakefield, Sanborn, Primghar, IA, Rose Lake-Fairmont, Luverne, Willow Run-Sioux Falls, Prairie View – Worthington

Other – 16 years as Golf Professional at Minneapolis Golf Club

Joel married Solveig Overdahl (WHS Class of 1958) in 1963. They have 3 children, Lorna, Lee, and Becky. He was inducted into the Trojan Hall of Fame in 1989.

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