2012 Inductee Biographies

TBaker1 thumbTrevor Baker – Baker has lived in Long Beach his entire life, playing in the Heartwell Junior Golf Program, and being named an All City and All League player at Millikan and an All Conference player at both Long Beach City College and Long Beach State. As he stated in his acceptance speech, he has worked at virtually every course in Long Beach, from a range and cart boy, to an instructor and PGA professional. Baker held the course record at Virginia CC with a 61 for several years, until that record was broken by fellow Long Beach Golf Hall of Fame member John Mallinger.

 

Dave Stanley 2012-LB-Open-100 thumbDave Stanley – Stanley was a top player for Wilson High School and played on the UCLA golf team in 1951 and 52. He twice qualified for the NCAA National Championship but failed to reach match play both times. His crowning achievement was winning the 1951 US Amateur Public Links Championship at Brown Deer Park GC in Milwaukee. Dave retired to the Bakersfield area, and his son represented him at the induction ceremony.