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Men's Golf

The University of Dubuque men’s golf team offers you plenty of chances to play and compete on some of the Midwest’s best golf courses. The Spartans compete in tournaments in the fall and spring semesters. The Spartans won the Iowa Conference title in 2014 and competes in the NCAA Division III National Championships at Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C.

Each year the squad travels south over spring break to enjoy warmer weather and a chance to prepare for the spring conference season and the Iowa Conference Championships held in April and May. There is not a better way to hone your golf skills than being a member of the Spartans golf team and learning from legendary coach Jon Davison. Davison has spent most of his life coaching and mentoring student-athletes who want to achieve their best on and off the course. 


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Men's Golf Finish Third at IIAC Championships

The University of Dubuque Spartans Men's Golf fired a final round 305 to place third at the 2015 IIAC Championships with a score of 1225. The Spartans Josh Schuberg was in a three-way tie for runner-up, but placed third after the tie break. He shots rounds of 78, 73, 72, 74 to finish a +12 over Par score of 297.

Men's Golf Tied for 2nd After 54 Holes of IIAC Championships

Pleasant conditions at Thunder Hills Country Club led to low scores Friday as players completed rounds two and three at the 2015 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Men's Golf Championship.

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Men's Golf Team

Name Position Event Height Weight Year Hometown
Tyler Engelken Junior Dubuque, Iowa
Anders Haukoos Sophomore Lakeville, Minn.
Lane Hawkins Sophomore Oregon, Ill.
Jacob Johnston Freshman
Nicholas Kaufman Freshman
Troy Krueger Junior Maple Park, Ill.
Trevor Lee Freshman
Chance Manternach Junior Monticello, Iowa
Josh Schuberg Senior Elburn, Ill.
Josh Turner 6-3 165 Junior Dubuque, Iowa


2014-15 Schedule

Spring Schedule





Mar. 29

Webster University Gorlok Spring Invitational




Aberdeen Golf Course

Eureka, Mo.


Mar. 30

Webster University Gorlok Spring Invitational




Sunset Country Club

St. Louis, Mo.


Apr. 03

Illinois Wesleyan University Spring Invite




Ironwood Golf Course

Normal, Ill.


Apr. 04

Illinois Wesleyan University Spring Invite




Ironwood Golf Course

Normal, Ill.


Apr. 10

Augustana College Invite

  Pinnacle Country Club Milan, Ill.  
Apr. 11 Augustana College Invite   8th/20
  Pinnacle Country Club Milan, Ill.  

Apr. 12

Loras College Spring Invite




Thunder Hills Country Club

Peosta, Iowa


Apr. 13

Loras College Spring Invite


Thunder Hills Country Club

Peosta, Iowa T3rd/14

Apr. 24

IIAC Championships First Round




Finkbine Golf Course

Iowa City, Iowa


Apr. 25

IIAC Championships Second Round




Finkbine Golf Course

Iowa City, Iowa


May 01

IIAC Championships Third Round




Thunder Hills Country Club

Peosta, Iowa


May 02

IIAC Championships Final Round




Thunder Hills Country Club

Peosta, Iowa


Fall Schedule




Final Result

Aug. 29-30, 2014

Edgewood College Invite




Glen Erin Golf Course

Janesville, Wis.


Sept. 14-15, 2014

Clarke University Fall Classic




Thunder Hills Country Club

Peosta, Iowa


Sept. 20-21, 2014

UD Classic (JV)




Dubuque Golf & Country Club

Dubuque, Iowa


Sept. 21-22, 2014

Nationals Preview (Varsity)




Grandover Resort

Greensboro, N.C.


Sept. 25-27, 2014

Twin City Classic




The Links at Northfolk (Sept. 25)

Ramsey, Minn.



Elk River Golf Club (Sept. 26)

Elk River, Minn.



Le Sueur Country Club (Sept. 27)

Le Sueur, Minn.


Oct. 5-6, 2014

Viterbo University Invite (JV)




La Crosse Country Club

La Crosse, Wis.


Fall Schedule

2013-14 Schedule

Date Opponent Location Final Result
  Fall Schedule    
August 30-31, 2013 Edgewood College Fall Classic   t-1st of 15 teams
       at Glen Erin Golf Course Janesville, Wis.  
September 03, 2013 Loras Fall Invitational    1st of 9 teams
       at The Meadows Golf Gourse Asbury, Iowa  
September 8-9, 2013 DIII Midwest Regional Fall Classic    1st of 26 teams
       at Trappers Turn Golf Club    Wisconsin Dells, Wis.  
September 15-16, 2013 Clarke Fall Invite    2nd of 12 teams
       at Thunder Hills Country Club Peosta, Iowa  
September 21-22, 2013 Univ. of Dubuque Invite    1st of 18 teams
       at Dubuque Golf & Country Club Dubuque, Iowa  
September 25, 2013 Elmhurst Fall Invite    1st of 10 teams
       at Oak Brook Country Club Oakbrook, Ill.  
October 6-7, 2013 Viterbo: Ronnie Eastman Invitational    1st of 16 teams
       at La Crosse Country Club Onalaska, Wis.  
  Spring Schedule    
March 14-21, 2014 Spring Break Trip    
March 30-31, 2014 Webster: Gorlock Spring Invite    t-1st of 13 teams
       at Forest Park GC (Day 1) & Sunset CC (Day 2) St. Louis, Mo.  Gorlok invite 2014
April 4-5, 2014 Illinois Wesleyan Spring Invite    3rd of 21 teams
       at Ironwood Golf Course Normal, Ill.  
April 6-7, 2014 Loras College Spring Invite    t-1st of 13 teams
       at The Meadows Golf Course Asbury, Iowa  
April 11-12, 2014 Augustana Invitational    3rd of 17 teams
       at Pinnacle Golf Course Milan, Ill.  
April 25-26, 2014 Iowa Conference Championships (Hosted by UD)    
       at Finkbine Golf Course (Rounds 1 & 2) Iowa City, Iowa  
May 2-3, 2014 Iowa Conference Championships (Hosted by UD)    
       at Dubuque Golf and Country Club (Rounds 3 & 4) Dubuque, Iowa 1st of 8 teams
May 13-16, 2014 NCAA Division-III Men's Golf Championships    
       at Grandover Resort Greensboro, N.C. t-29th of 41 teams 

Season Statistics


University of Dubuque Men's Golf Coaches Profile
Jon Davison
Jon Davison
Head Men's Golf Coach

BS, University of Dubuque '61
MA, Michigan State University

Fax: 563.589.3425
Office Location: Van Vliet Hall
Biography - Click to Read

Jon Davison (C'61), retired as Clarke's head basketball and men's golf coach and returned home to the University of Dubuque in 2007.

Davison will be entering his 46th season in the collegiate ranks as he coaches the men's golf program for the Spartans.

In 2015, the Spartans placed third at the IIAC Championships and were led by All-IIAC performer and third-place individual finisher Josh Schuberg (297, +12).

In 2014, Davison was named Iowa Conference (IIAC) Men's Golf Coach of the Year for the second time after guiding the Spartans to their first IIAC title since 1975 thanks to a 7-stroke victory. Davison also won IIAC Coach of the Year in 1975. The 2014 team title featured IIAC Medalist Eric Wolfe, who won the individual title by 11 strokes to capture the IIAC Men's Golfer of the Year honor. Wolfe's 72-hole score of 288 was the second-lowest 72-hole IIAC championship total in history. The Spartans placed 29th at the 2014 NCAA Championships in Greensboro, N.C. 

Davison also spends time re-connecting with Dubuque Alumni as special projects coordinator for the development office.

Davison, a native of Aledo, Ill., has spent nearly 50 years in the coaching and teaching profession. He started his collegiate coaching career at his alma mater in 1966. Davison logged over 300 wins in 27 seasons as head basketball coach at UD. His squads posted an overall won-loss record of 371-320 and had four 20-plus win seasons.

During the 1980's, Davison's squads dominated the Iowa Conference, compiling the best won-loss record over that 10-year period. His 1986, 1988, and 1990 squads won the Iowa Conference championship. The Spartans qualified for the NCAA Division III tournament in 1981, 1986, 1988, and 1990.

Davison was named Iowa Conference Coach of the Year five times: 1986, 1988 and 1990 in basketball and 1975 and 2014 in men's golf. In 1990, he was awarded the Paul Maaske Award as Iowa's Small College Coach of the Year. He coached eight basketball Conference Players of the Year at UD and one in men's golf.

Davison served as director of athletics, head men's basketball coach (27 years), head golf coach (15 years), head track coach (6 years), head tennis coach (3 years), head cross country coach (10 years), head baseball coach (1 year), assistant football coach (8 years), associate professor of physical education and department chairman (20 years) at UD at various times from 1966 to 1993.

Davison lettered in four sports at the UD, where he garnered four letters in both football and track, two in basketball, and one in baseball.

After a three-year hiatus from collegiate coaching, Davison joined Clarke's coaching staff in 1996. He guided his 2005-06 squad to a 17-10 mark and its first Northern Illinois - Iowa Conference championship. Clarke finished 11-1 overall in league play. The Crusaders' championship season came on the heels of a 20-7 campaign in 2004-05.

Davison guided Clarke's men's golf program to seven straight Northern Illinois - Iowa Conference championships from 1999 to 2005. Davison was named the conference Coach of the Year in 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2001-02, 2002-03 and 2003-04. He was named the 2004-05 NIIC Co-Coach of the Year.

Davison met his wife, Nita, while a student at UD, and two of their children received their degrees from the institution.


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