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Men’s golf takes eighth in Arizona

By Tom Burton | March 19, 2018

DeKALB — The men’s golf team finished in the middle of the pack Friday and Saturday with an eighth place finish at the Grand Canyon University Invitational.The Huskies were in eighth place after the first two rounds and were unable to move up in the...

Men’s golf closes fall season

By Tom Burton | October 26, 2017

DeKALB — The men’s golf team closed out its fall season with a top-five finish Monday and Tuesday at the Pinetree Intercollegiate.The Huskies moved up from the first day of play where they were sixth after the first day with a 298.Head Coach Tom Porten...

Men’s golf struggles at Erin Hills

By Tom Burton | October 4, 2017

The men’s golf team improved in each round of the Erin Hills Intercollegiate but finished 14th overall Tuesday in Erin, Wisconsin.The Huskies (312-305-299 - 916) were unable to rebound from their rough start as they rounded out the leaderboard after...

Junior Thomas DeMarco hits a shot during the Northern Intercollegiate Monday. The Huskies finished sixth place overall. 

Men’s golf finishes sixth at home

By Tom Burton | September 26, 2017

A second round score of 65 and an eighth place overall finish from junior Thomas DeMarco (65-75-72 - 212) led the way for the men’s golf team in their sixth place overall finish Sunday and Monday at the Northern Intercollegiate.This was the first event...

Men’s golf opens season with top-10 finish

By Tom Burton | September 21, 2017

The men’s golf team notched their first top-10 finish of the season in their first event of the season at the Inverness Intercollegiate Monday and Tuesday.The Huskies (283-290 - 573) finished round one with a 283 and were in fourth place after the initial...

Junior men’s golfer Salvador Rocha hits a shot during the Mid-American Conference Championships April 28. The Huskies begin the season Monday.

Men’s golf ready for exciting season

By Tom Burton | September 18, 2017

The men’s golf team is ready to maximize the talent on their roster and become a top-100 program. This is the roster that has the ability to win the MAC Championship and even contend for a spot in the NCAA tournament, which was hosted at NIU’s home...

Men’s golf struggles in fall season

By Tom Burton | October 27, 2016

DeKALB | The Men’s golf team closed out the fall portion of its season Tuesday as it competed in the Pine Tree Intercollegiate in Kennesaw, Georgia.The team struggled in this tournament, finishing in tenth place out of 11 competing teams.The team finished...

Men’s golf struggles in fall season

By Tom Burton | October 27, 2016
Head Coach Tom Porten (left) gives a fist bump to senior Charlie Cameron after a tee shot earlier this season.

Senior men’s golfer possibly seeking redshirt

By Tom Burton | October 3, 2016

DeKALB | The golf staff is deciding how to handle men’s senior golfer Joo-Young Lee, who became concussed mid-September before the start of the season.Lee, of Hillard, Ohio, has been under the NCAA’s concussion protocol since then and has given three...

Men’s golf to play at North Shore course

By Tom Burton | September 22, 2016

DeKALB | Men’s golf will continue its season this weekend as they make a short commute Sunday and Monday to the North Shore Country Club, 1340 Glenview Road, Glenview, for the Windon Memorial Classic.As one of the rotation courses for the Western Amateur...

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

NIU golf to host NCAA tournaments in May

By Tom Burton | September 15, 2016

This will be a unique season for women and men’s golf, as they have the opportunity to host the Division I National Championships at Rich Harvest Farms, 2330 Granart Road in Sugar Grove.Both teams are in the beginning stages of their respective fall...

Mens golf beginning fall season

Men’s golf beginning fall season

By Tom Burton | September 8, 2016

DeKALB | Men’s golf looks to start off its season on a high note as they travel to Zionsville, Indiana, for the Wolf Run Intercollegiate Saturday and Sunday at Wolf Run Golf Club.Wolf Run Golf Club was created by Dr. Jack Leer, a former amateur golfer...