The annual ten-man team golf competition features a battle between top American-born and European-born collegiate golfers. This event is played in a three-day, Ryder Cup format with the future of the PGA Tour.
In addition to hosting the Palmer Cup, Rich Harvest Farms, home of the NIU men’s and women’s golf programs, was recently selected as the site of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships, hosted by NIU. Among America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses according to Golf Digest, Rich Harvest Farms is also home to the International Crown and the Western Amateur. The course is owned by NIU alumnus Jerry Rich.