David Bartels



Dowling Catholic

David is proud to have been a part of a state championship team with Dowling for 3 of my 4 years of high school golf. 
David was the Class 4A State Champion in 1996 & Runner-Up in 1995 & 1997.   
Dowling Catholic was Team Champion in 1995 & 1996.
After Dowling, David played college golf at Wichita State University in Kansas for 1 year and then transferred to Drake University to play his last 3 years.  David had many Top 10 finishes in collegiate golf, with a 2nd place finish at the Kansas University Invitational. 
Fun Fact, Claim to Fame: For David's first year of college golf, he was ranked higher than Tiger Woods for lowest national scoring average, but David says,  "I am sure he was playing tougher courses."