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The NIU College of Law Alumni Council held its 10th annual golf outing June 6 at River Heights Golf Course. Golfers drove and putted their way around the course on a beautiful afternoon, all to have a good time and raise money for student scholarships. Proceeds from the generosity of sponsors and golfers go toward the...
Connie Ellett
Northern Illinois University women’s golfer Connie Ellett was named to the Mid-American Conference’s 2014 Women’s Golf Academic All-MAC Team, the league announced today. “Connie’s a great and really excels in the classroom and on the course,” said NIU head coach Kim Kester. “She is well-rounded in community service, academics, the whole package. She works really...
Photo of golf club, golf ball on tee
The NIU College of Law will hold its 10th annual golf outing Friday, June 6, at River Heights Golf Course, 1100 S. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. Alumni and friends are invited as the college hopes to put 100 golfers on the course. Registration and lunch are scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon. The shotgun...
Sally Stevens (left) presents a check to Kim Kester.
The board of the University Women’s Club of Northern Illinois University, as part of its philanthropy program, awarded $500 to Kim Kester, head coach of the NIU Women’s Golf Team. These funds will be used to purchase team travel jackets for the young women of the golf team. The University Women’s Club has given similar...
Tee Up Fore Scholarships logo
Spring weather brings sunshine, scholarships and, oh yes, swinging golf clubs. Online registration is now available for the fourth annual Tee Up Fore Scholarships golf outing, hosted Wednesday, June 11, by NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) in partnership with Caterpillar Inc. Golfers of all skill levels are encouraged to participate. The event...
Lena Gautier
The Northern Illinois University women’s golf team gained ground in the final round of play Tuesday at Morehead State’s 2014 Ocala Spring Invitational at the Juliette Falls Golf Course. NIU gained one spot to take 12th and surpassed fellow Mid-American Conference foe Akron after shooting a final round 315 to finish with a three-round total...
Liam White
Junior Liam White (Waukegan, Ill./Carmel Catholic/Indian Hills CC) tied for 25th as the Northern Illinois University men’s golf team finished 12th at the Talis Park Challenge at Talis Park Golf Club. The Huskies shots a final round 324 as a team, finishing with a 54-hole team total of 941. Vanderbilt claimed the team title by...
Liam White
The Northern Illinois University men’s golf team sits in a tie for 10th-place with Indiana University after Sunday’s opening two rounds of the Talis Park Challenge at Talis Park Golf Club. The Huskies fired a two-round total of 617 to open the tournament and are just six strokes out of the top-seven heading into Monday’s...
Connie Ellett
Northern Illinois University women’s golfer Connie Ellett was named the Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week, the league announced Friday. Ellett shot a final round 75 to finish the 2014 Islander Classic with a 228 (76-77-75), good for 16th place. Her three-round total is the lowest score by a Huskie in a 54-hole event since...
Winners of the Acura College Alumni Team Championship are (from left) Derek Schoonhoven, John Larson, Jason Samuelian, and Jim Arvanetes.
NIU alumni golfers beat 63 other college teams in the bracket competition during the Acura College Alumni Team Championship, held last weekend at the renowned Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina. Jim Arvanetes of Chicago and John Larson of Caledonia both made birdies to win the one-hole playoff in the final match against the University of...
Jim “Doc” Suttie
Former Northern Illinois University golfer Jim “Doc” Suttie, a PGA teaching professional at Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville, is once again listed among Golf Digest’s 50 Best Teachers. Suttie is tops in Illinois and ranks No. 18 on the prestigious list, which appears in the November 2013 issue. Suttie, a DeKalb native who learned to...
Pierrick Fillon
The Northern Illinois University men’s golf team finished the fall portion of its schedule Tuesday at the Pinetree Intercollegiate at Pinetree Country Club. The Huskies moved up one position in the team standings to finish 11th. Host Kennesaw State claimed the tournament team title for the second consecutive year, posting a 54-hole team total of...
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