Carl Dann Jr.
On Friday, November 18, 2005, the Florida State Golf Association inducted Carl Dann, Jr. into its prestigious Hall of Fame as a part of the first five to receive such an honor. The ceremony was held at Palma Ceia Country Club in Tampa in conjunction with the Annual Dinner.
Born in 1909 to Carl Dann, Sr., and Louis Dann, Hanford Carl Dann, Jr. went on to graduate from Orlando High School and Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. Carl had a very successful amateur golf career winning many prestigious tournaments. He was a regular fixture of amateur golf in Central Florida and even founded Dubsdread Country Club in 1923 in Orlando where his family was very involved with golf and the community.
Carl is a 5-time Florida State Amateur Champion (1933, 1934, 1937, 1938, 1949), as well as a runner-up three more times. He has won numerous amateur competitions including the 1930 and 1938 Southern Amateur Championships, the 1932 Orlando City Amateur Championship, and the 1935 Orlando Open. He qualified for the US Amateur in 1931, 1934, and 1936, where he made it to the quarterfinals.