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NIU graduate student Jordan Less hits driver on the second hole Mar. 8 at San Diego Country Club during the first round of the Lamkin San Diego Classic.

Jordan Less finishes fourth at Aggie Invitational

Wes Sanderson, Assistant Sports Editor April 11, 2021

DeKALB — Graduate student Jordan Less took home solo-fourth at the Aggie Invitational at Traditions Golf Club in Bryan, Texas on Sunday. Less finished the 54-hole tournament with a one-under, 215. He was one shot back of Baylor University’s Luke Dossey,...

NIU graduate student Jordan Less hits driver on the second hole Mar. 8 at San Diego Country Club during the first round of the Lamkin San Diego Classic.

Slow start at Twin Oaks proves to much to overcome

Wes Sanderson, Assistant Sports Editor March 24, 2021

DeKALB — Men’s golf finished 12 out of 18 Tuesday at the Twin Oaks Intercollegiate in Springfield, Missouri. The Huskies’ finished the 54-hole event with a +27, 879, 21 strokes behind Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, who took home the...

NIU graduate student Jordan Less hits driver on the second hole Mar. 8 at San Diego Country Club during the first round of the Lamkin San Diego Classic.

Men’s golf finishes San Diego Classic strong

Wes Sanderson, Assistant Sports Editor March 11, 2021

SAN DIEGO — The men’s golf team completed the final round of the Lamkin Grip San Diego Classic Wednesday on a high note, recording a final round score of six-over par as a team, and giving the team 18th place in the tournament. Wednesday saw sophomore...

NIU junior Tommy Dunsire reacts to a putt lip-out Mar. 8 during the first round of the San Diego Classic at San Diego Country Club

Men’s golf struggles in opening round of San Diego Classic

March 8, 2021

SAN DIEGO — The Men’s golf team opened up the first round of the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic Monday with a team score of 21-over-par, 26 shots behind the first round leader the University of San Diego. Conditions were tough at San Diego Country...

NIU junior Tommy Dunsire rips driver Oct. 9, during an intra-squad competition at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois.

Men’s golf opens season with 20 stroke victory

Wes Sanderson, Assistant Sports Editor March 1, 2021

DeKALB — After a winter storm pushed the men’s golf team’s season opener by one week, the Huskies returned to the fairways to compete against the Missouri State University Bears in a dual-meet in Springfield, Missouri. While the weather in Springfield...

Hole on golf course at Rich Harvest Farms, 2330 Granart Road in Sugar Grove with yellow flag.

Winter weather cancels first men’s golf meet

Wes Sanderson, Reporter February 17, 2021

DeKALB — The men’s golf team was set to open up the 2021 competitive season Feb. 20 against 37th-ranked Arkansas State University in a dual-meet format in Jonesboro, Arkansas, but due to severe weather across the southern portion of the U.S., the...

Men's golf's Russell Matos wins in playoff

Men’s golf has eyes set on MAC Championship

Wes Sanderson, Reporter February 10, 2021

DeKALB — Winter has set in northern Illinois. The ground is covered by a layer of snow, turf frozen to the feel of concrete. The home of NIU Huskie golf, Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, looks more like a desolate wasteland than a Golf Digest top-100...

Hole on golf course at Rich Harvest Farms, 2330 Granart Road in Sugar Grove with yellow flag.

Men’s golf’s spring schedule is set, season tees-off March 8

Wes Sanderson, Reporter January 8, 2021

DeKALB — While snow covers the fairways at Rich Harvest Farms, home of NIU Men’s Golf, in Sugar Grove, things seem to be heating up leading into the Huskies spring golf season.  Men’s golf released it’s 2021 spring schedule Wednesday. The...

High school senior Ben Sluzas putting Sept. 14, during senior night at Big Run Golf Club.

Ben Sluzas commits to NIU’s golf team

Wes Sanderson, Reporter November 12, 2020

DeKALB — Calling oneself a college athlete is a dream come true. Having the opportunity to play on the biggest amatuer stages, creates for moments that will last a lifetime. While those journeys take years in the making to become reality, National Signing...

Hole on golf course at Rich Harvest Farms, 2330 Granart Road in Sugar Grove with yellow flag.

Jordan Less earns second win at Titleist Footjoy Invitational

Wes Sanderson, Reporter October 20, 2020

DeKALB — The men's golf team competed in the Titleist Footjoy Invitational presented by Glass Solutions Inc. from Oct. 16 to Oct. 18. The three-round stroke play tournament was the penultimate event in the Heide Wealth Management Series hosted by NIU. Graduate...

In this file photo, then first-year Jordan Less was awarded the Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week April 14, 2017.

Jordan Less wins ‘ACP CreativIT Shootout’

Wes Sanderson, Reporter October 10, 2020

DeKALB — Graduate student Jordan Less secured the “ACP CreativIT Shootout '' title Friday, posting a total score of 4-under par, two shots clear of junior Tommy Dunsire. NIU men’s and women’s golf teams competed in the “ACP CreativIT Shootout”...

Hole on golf course at Rich Harvest Farms, 2330 Granart Road in Sugar Grove with yellow flag.

Tommy Dunsire takes home Sherman Plastics championship in Michigan

Wes Sanderson, Reporter October 5, 2020

DeKALB — Junior Tommy Dunsire played fellow teammates in match-play Saturday and Sunday to earn the Sherman Plastics championship. Huskies men’s golf competed in the Sherman Plastics Kingsley Open Saturday and Sunday in Kingsley, Michigan. This...

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