Dr. William “Bill” Toalson

Player - Amateur


Bill Toalson, a native of Dodge City, began his distinguished amateur playing record when his two-man high school team won the state championship in 1953. He was the first recipient of a golf scholarship at the University of Kansas, culminating in begin named captain of the 1959 KU golf team. Toalson’s record of championships includes Kansas City Match Play (1969), Kansas Senior Amateur (1991, 1998, 2002), Kansas Senior Team (1997, 1998, 2004, 2005), Kansas Four-Ball (2002, 2003), Charlie Coe Invitational Senior Four-Ball (2001, 2003), and 11 Club championships at Indian Hills County Club over 33 years. On the national level, Toalson qualified for the U.S. Senior Open in 1989, 1993, and 1995.

Toalson has also served as president of the Kansas City Golf Association and as a member of the USGA Mid-Amateur Committee. A lifelong Kansan, Bill retired from his cardiology practice in 1996 and has given generously of his time in leadership roles with numerous charitable and professional organizations.