Year Inducted: 2022
Markus Schulz was an outstanding athlete who played both collegiate and amateur golf. He set a new record for Club Championship wins at PHGC and has played in state and international competitions. Additionally, he distinguished himself as a coach and community supporter of golf and youth sports.
Markus won the Port Huron Golf Club Championship thirteen times between 1982 and 2007. His thirteen wins broke a longstanding PHGC club record of eleven wins set by Fred L. Riggin Sr., a PHSHOF 1977 inaugural class member. He also won the Longboat Key Club Championship two times.
In addition to club championship wins, Markus won Invitational Tournaments at Port Huron Golf Club, the Elks Club in Port Huron, Black River Country Club in Port Huron, and the Country Club of Colorado in Colorado Springs, and the Inverness Club in Michigan.
Markus played varsity golf as the number one player for two years at the St. Clair County Community College. He also competed in multiple Golf Association of Michigan (GAM) tournaments, and several Michigan PGA Opens. In addition, he was one of the top twelve players in Michigan selected for the Michigan Pub links tournament. In 1991, Markus and his father, Gunter Schulz, won the GAM Father-Son Tournament.
Following a distinguished amateur career, Markus coached golf at the St. Clair County Community College. He helped establish the Skippers as a state powerhouse. In 2021, the college inducted Markus into the Skipper’s Sports Hall of Fame for his contribution as a player and a coach.
Markus also significantly contributed to the game of golf and the community as a volunteer and supporter of youth sports.