Benedictine brings legendary golfer Nick Faldo to Naperville course

August 16, 2017

Nick FaldoLisle, Illinois ~ British golf professional Nick Faldo will join Benedictine University in its efforts to raise money for student scholarships at the 23rd Annual President’s Invitational Golf Outing on Monday, August 21.

This year’s event will be held at a new location, the White Eagle Golf Club in Naperville.

Registration begins at 10:00 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at noon. The cost for golf, program and dinner is $350 per person ($1,400 per foursome).

After beginning his professional career at age 19, Faldo went on to amass 40 tournament victories, six major wins and a record 11 Ryder Cup appearances. Today, he is a lead analyst for CBS and the Golf Channel.

Faldo will tour the course to meet briefly and take photos with participating foursomes. The day continues with a cocktail hour starting at 5:00 p.m., closing remarks from Faldo, dinner and an awards presentation in the main dining room of the clubhouse.

If you would like to meet a golf legend and play golf on a great course while raising money for student scholarships, please visit ben.edu/golf for tickets. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Deb Smith, director of University Development Events, at (630) 829-6080 or dsmith@ben.edu.

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Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 9,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 20 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the seventh consecutive year in 2017. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.

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