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The best amateur golfers in the world converge in Sugar Grove next week for a shot at the prestigious Western Amateur Championship trophy. Two members of the Northern Illinois University men’s golf team will have a shot of joining the likes of Tiger Woods (’94), Jack Nicklaus (’61), Phil Mickelson (’91), and Ben Crenshaw (’64)...
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With less than one month to go until the best collegiate golfers from around the world converge in Sugar Grove to play for the Palmer Cup, the Rich Harvest Farms staff is hard at work preparing for the tournament. The Ryder Cup-style event pits the top European-born collegiate golfers against the best American-born collegiate players...
Rich Harvest Farms with NCAA logo
Northern Illinois University and Rich Harvest Farms, the home of the NIU men’s and women’s golf programs in Sugar Grove, Ill., have been selected to host the 2017 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships, the NCAA Golf Committees announced Thursday. NIU will host its first NCAA Championship final in any sport for the first time...
Liam White
The NIU Huskies closed the Northern Intercollegiate Sunday afternoon with its best score at the tournament since 2011 at Rich Harvest Farms. Senior Liam White (Waukegan, Ill./Carmel Catholic/Indian Hills CC) led a strong comeback in the Huskies last nine holes as he shot three under par (33). The NIU lineup accounted for nine birdies after...
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The 10th annual Thinking Outside The Tee Box girls mentoring event was held Saturday, Sept. 14, at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove. A Chicagoland female business professional was paired with a female junior golfer between the ages of  11 and 17 in a scramble and mentoring activity. Before beginning the nine-hole scramble, groups visited...
Nick Huggins
Junior Nick Huggins (Marietta, Ohio/Marietta) led the Northern Illinois men’s golf team with a second round 74 Saturday in the Northern Intercollegiate at Rich Harvest Farms. NIU enters Sunday’s final round in 15th place. “It was another good day for golf at Rich Harvest Farms,” said NIU head coach Tom Porten. “Nick (Huggins) really battled...
Shawn Foley
For the third consecutive year, the Northern Illinois men’s golf team will open season at home as it hosts the Northern Intercollegiate at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. The 54-hole event begins today and continue through Sunday, Sept. 8. A highly competitive field will join the Huskies this weekend at Rich Harvest Farms,...
Logo of Rich Harvest Farms
Rich Harvest Farms, the home course for the NIU Huskie men’s and women’s golf teams, has been chosen to host the second International Crown in 2016. Designed, built and owned by NIU alum Jerry Rich, the Sugar Grove, Ill., golf course also will serve as the site of a 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf...
Kurtis Luedtke
Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., the “Home of the Huskies,” will be the site of a NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Regional hosted by Northern Illinois University from May 15 to 17, 2014, the NCAA announced Thursday. The NCAA Regional will be the second held at the course, which was rated No. 58...
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NIU’s golf programs will host the third annual Harvest Invitational at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. The Harvest Invitational allows NIU alumni, friends and members of the Chicago community a rare opportunity to test their skills on the world-class course that played host to the 2009 Solheim...
Rich Harvest Farms
Two groups of NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology students partnered with Rich Harvest Farms as part of their senior design project. The task at hand: come up with a solution for the elite Sugar Grove golf course’s underground bunker rake system. Rich Harvest Farms is one of the few golf courses that utilize...
Griffin Bauman
The Northern Illinois men’s golf team opened its 2012-13 season on Saturday as it began play in the Northern Intercollegiate at Rich Harvest Farms. Saturday’s 36-hole day of competition was suspended due to darkness with four groups yet to finish. As of the conclusion of play on Saturday, NIU was in 11th position with a...
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