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Men’s golf finishes 9th

By Tom Burton | October 6, 2016

DeKALB | The men’s golf team had a difficult weekend battling the weather at the Marquette Intercollegiate, finishing in ninth place out of 10 participating schools.The golfers said they appreciated playing at a golf course like Milwaukee Country Club,...

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...

Fillon represents NIU at US Amateur Championship

By Tom Burton | August 29, 2016

DeKALB | Pierrick Fillon has played golf since he was nine years old in his hometown of Voreppe, France.The senior golfer, who joined the Huskies in 2013, has not taken this summer off of golf, as he qualified to play in the 116th US Amateur Championship,...

NIU men’s golf: Huskies settle for last place

By Northern Star staff | February 23, 2015

Men’s golf settled for last place this weekend in its first action since Oct. 14.The Huskies finished 15th out of 15 teams Sunday at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship in Humble, Texas.NIU carded a 919 (311, 307, 301) for a 55-over par. South Carolina...

Men’s golf finishes in last

By Steve Shonder | September 21, 2014

Men’s golf failed to stay out of last place for the second tournament in a row.Over the weekend, the Huskies (314, 320, 315, 949) finished 15th out of 15 teams at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate in Zionsville, Ind. No. 6 Illinois (285, 287, 287, 859) won...

Men’s golf looks to bounce back in 2nd outing

By Steve Shonder | September 17, 2014

Men’s golf has nowhere to go but up when it hits the links in Indiana this weekend after it finished in last place in its opening tournamentThe Huskies will participate in the Wolf Run Intercollegiate Saturday to Sunday at Wolf Run Golf Club in Zionsville,...

Head coach Tom Porten (left) and freshman golfer Patrick Murphy (right) survey a hole at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove over the weekend. The Huskies finished in last place at the Northern Intercollegiate, and Murphy carded an (80, 75, 85, 240) in the three-day tournament.

Men’s golf finishes last in opener

By Steve Shonder | September 7, 2014

Men’s golf’s season got off to a rough start as the team landed in last place at the Northern Intercollegiate.The Huskies’ (315, 314, 317, 946) poor first round left them in too deep a hole to climb out of at the tournament, which was held Friday-Sunday...

Men’s golf prepared for MAC Championships

By Steve Shonder | April 30, 2014

Men’s golf will look to end its season on a high note with a strong finish at the MAC Championships.The Huskies will begin the MAC Championships Friday at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel, Ind. The tournament, hosted by Toledo, will conclude Sunday.The...

Men’s golf looks to shake off early-season struggles

By Zack Thompson | March 16, 2014

Men’s golf rough start to the season continued last week at the General Hackler Championship in Murrells Inlet, S.C.The Huskies began spring break at the General Hackler Championship and opened the tournament with 36 holes on the first day, concluding...