Hall of Fame Inductee - Mike O'Connell

With a name like Mike O'Connell this guy couldn't be anything BUT an outstanding golfer. And he's done the name proud. O'Connell, a 1988 graduate, was a 4 time letterman for the Blue Devil golf team that enjoyed great success during the 80's, including a third place finish in the state in 1987. O'Connell was medallist in 3 tournaments his junior year and another 2 during his senior season, earning him special recognition as the team's MVP in 1986 and All-Western Big Six and All-State honors both in 86' and again in 87'. O'Connell was a member of the Blue Devil's 1987 basketball team that made it to the state's final four. As a senior the following year, he averaged just over 10 points per game and was selected to the Thanksgiving All-Tournament Team. O'Connell attended the University of Notre Dame on a golf scholarship, where he graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. While at Notre Dame he was a force on the links, winning a monogram four consecutive years. He was the Midwest Collegiate Conference Champion in 1990 and named to the All-Conference team that same year. In 1991 O'Connell was Notre Dame's golf MVP. He was chosen as the team captain in 1992. After graduation O'Connell's duties took him to the PGA TOUR as a caddy for D.A. Weibring. He played professional golf on the Lone Star Tour in 1997. He's currently the Player Relations Manager for Peter Jacobsen Productions.

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