Mike Wydra San Diego Golf - Playing Highlights

Mike Wydra Playing Highlights

  • Senior year in high school, medalist in 16 of 18 9-hole matches, with a low score of 30 twice.
  • Played in Southern California CIF Finals, 1971, Virginia CC, Long Beach, CA.
  • Qualified for 1971 U.S. Junior Boys Championship, Manor CC, Rockville, MD.
  • Represented U.S. on victorious 1971 Junior Americas Cup Match, Mexico City (paired with Scott Simpson).
  • Qualified for 1971 Junior World Championship at Torrey Pines South and made the cut.
  • Low round in history of UCSD golf program, 65, at Morgan Run CC, 1972.
  • Won NAIA District Tournament, 1973, Soboba Springs GC, Hemet, CA to qualify for National Championship.
  • Shot low round, 68, in 1973 NAIA National Championship, Spartanburg, SC and finished in top 20.
  • Finished 2nd in 1974 Southern California Intercollegiate Championship (71-71) at Torrey Pines North and South.
  • Youngest ever Torrey Pines Club Champion, 1975.
  • Low amateur, 1977 San Diego County Open, Chula Vista GC, 72-73-71-70-286.>
  • Second Place, 1977 San Diego City Amateur, 78-70-69-72-289 at Balboa Park, Torrey Pines N and S.
  • Second Place, (to Mark O’Meara) 1977 Costa Mesa City Championship, 65-73, Mesa Linda and Los Lagos.
  • Qualified, 1977 Southern California Golf Association Amateur Championship, La Jolla CC, and made the cut.
  • Quarterfinalist, California State Amateur, 1977 and 1978, Pebble Beach Golf Links.
  • Selected to represent Southern California on victorious 1978 North-South Team Matches, Pebble Beach.
  • Qualified Pacific Coast Amateur 1977 (Denver CC) and 1978 (Sahalee CC) Redmond, WA
  • Turned pro on 25th birthday, September 5, 1978
  • Qualified for U.S. Open Sectionals 3 times: 1977 (Singing Hills, Willow Glen 73-73-146), 1980 (Temecula Creek Inn 75-68-143), and
  • 1981 (El Camino CC 72-68 140) [medalist]
  • Won 1980 Red Cross Tournament, Bajamar GC, Ensenada, Mexico, 69
  • 5 victories Golden State Tour, Mission Viejo CC (73-75-148), San Luis Rey Downs (66), Shadowridge CC (71), La Quinta Hotel Dunes
  • Course (71), and Torrey Pines South (69).
  • 1980 San Diego County Open Champion at Torrey Pines with a 10 under par 70-72-67-69-278 total.
  • 1981 San Diego County Open at Cottonwood GC, 5th place, with an 11 under par 73-65-69-70-277 total.
  • 1981 8th place finish in PGA Tour Qualifying Regional Final at Quail Lake GC, Riverside,CA with a 4 under 72-71-71-70-284 total.
  • 1981 played in PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament Final at Pnehurst #6, Pinehurst, NC. Missed qualifying for PGA Tour by 5 shots.
  • Have played Torrey Pines South over 2500 times, with ringer best score of 43. (Have eagled 11 different holes and birdied the rest)
  • 2003 Inducted into University of San Diego High School Hall of Fame, only other golfer in Hall is Phil Mickelson.

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