Chippewa Valley
Golf Association

2016 Hall of Fame Inductee

Tom Puls


pulsBorn on Nov. 22, 1935, Tom played his high school sports in Fond Du Lac, WI  where  he was an all-around standout athlete.  He graduated from the University La Crosse with a bachelor’s degree in education and received his master’s degree in mathematics from UW-Superior.

Tom competed for 3 decades in the CVGA and won several tournaments, including the 1962 Tournament of Champions.  He also competed at the state level where he won the 1960 Wisconsin State Open, and the 1996 Senior State Open. 

Tom was also inducted  into the Wisconsin State Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame.  He coached and taught at both Barron High School and Nicolet High School where he took several of his teams to the state tournament.

He and his wife Audrey “Diane”, spent their last years together living in Sun City, AZ  where he won 11 city tournaments.  Sadly, Tom passed away June 27th, 2016.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane, and son Scott.  He is survived by his daughter Christine (Gary) Wilke, and son Mark (Debbie) Puls, and grandchildren, Craig and Carly Wilke, and Lucas Puls. 

Tom Puls was one of the CVGA’s  greatest and most accomplished competitors and one of the it's finest gentlemen. 

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