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DeKalb Qualifies Three Individuals for GHSA State Golf Tournaments
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Dunwoody and Tucker Capture 2021 DCSD Golf Championships
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Dunwoody, Lakeside Defend DCSD County Golf Championships Titles
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DeKalb County Golf Teams Pick up Three Region Titles
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The boys’ contingent holds all three of DeKalb’s state golf titles.
Avondale won the first title in 1965 (AAA) to set the pace early on for the DeKalb golf teams. Lithonia would follow 12 years with a state title in 1977 (AA) and Druid Hills joined the state title holders in 1986 (AA).
Avondale also lays claim to three individual titles with the first coming via the swing of Tommy Barnes in 1961. Wendell Coffee (1962, 1965) won the other two Avondale individual state titles to become the only two-time winner from DeKalb.
DeKalb had back-to-back titlists for the second time as Henderson’s Steve McNight won in 1976 and Lithonia’s Michael Donahue followed in 1977.
Dunwoody leads the way on the regional level with 10 region championship trophies. Druid Hills follows in a distant second with four. Lakeside, Stone Mountain and Tucker all possess two region championships while Lithonia, Chamblee, Henderson and Cedar Grove are one-time title holders.
Boys State Team Champions (3)
- Avondale (1) – 1965
- Lithonia (1) – 1977
- Druid Hills (1) – 1986
Boys’ Individual State Champions (5)
- Tommy Barnes, Avondale, 1961
- Wendell Coffee, Avondale (2), 1962,1965
- Steve McNight, Henderson, 1976
- Michael Donahue, Lithonia, 1977
Boys’ Region Team Champions (24)
- Dunwoody (10) – 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2013
- Druid Hills (4) – 1987, 1991, 1993, 1994
- Lakeside (2) – 2001, 2002
- Stone Mountain (2) – 1988, 1989
- Tucker (2) – 1989, 1990
- Lithonia (1) – 1992
- Chamblee (1) – 1992
- Henderson (1) – 1994
- Cedar Grove (1) – 2005
Two individual girls’ state golf titles reside in DeKalb County and are held by Henderson’s Marty Goldthrop.
Goldthrop holds the highest honors on the girls’ side of DeKalb golf winning consecutive individual state titles in 1993-94. She scored 78 and 85, respectively, in securing the championships.
DeKalb holds five girls’ region championships with all of them coming since the 2000 season. Lakeside leads the way with three (2001, 2003, 2009) and Dunwoody follows with two (2000, 2001).
Girls’ Individual State Champions (2)
- Marty Goldthrop, Henderson (2), 1993, 1994
Girls’ Region Team Champions (5)
- Lakeside (3) – 2001, 2003, 2009
- Dunwoody (2) – 2000, 2001
DeKalb County Schools Golf Championships
The Dunwoody Wildcats have won or tied for six consecutive championships to run their championship total to 12 at the DeKalb County Schools Golf Championships.
Stone Mountain is a distant second with three titles on the boys’ side and Druid Hills holds two. Lakeside (2007) and Lithonia (1992) owned the only other titles until 2014. Arabia Mountain played five-time defending champ Dunwoody to a tie after regulation. The two teams played three playoff holes and were still tied as darkness called the tournament and the two teams took home a share of the 2014 title.
DeKalb County reinstated the DeKalb County Golf Championships in 2005 and the girls’ joined the hunt for the county title. Lakeside leads the way with five titles, followed by Dunwoody with three and Chamblee holds one title.
Boys’ County Team Championships
- Dunwoody (9) – 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011. 2012, 2013, 2014*
- Stone Mountain (3) – 1986, 1987, 1988
- Druid Hills (2) – 1993, 2006
- Lakeside (1) – 2007
- Lithonia (1) – 1992
- Arabia Mountain (1) – 2014*
*–tied for title after three-hole playoff
Girls’ County Team Championships*
- Lakeside (5) – 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013
- Dunwoody (3) – 2005, 2011, 2014
- Chamblee (1) – 2006
*–The 2008 County Championships were cancelled due to weather.