SUGAR GROVE, IL – In May, the Chicagoland area — along with fans and visitors from across the country — will experience the excitement of a national championship tournament up close and in person when Northern Illinois University (NIU) and Rich Harvest Farms host the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships! Now is the time to secure your tickets for this prestigious event.
The women’s championship will be held May 19-24, 2017, followed by the men’s finals May 26-31 at Rich Harvest Farms. The “Home of the Huskies”, located in Sugar Grove, IL, is consistently one of Golf Digest Magazine’s “America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses.”
For the first time since becoming a major college program in 1969, NIU is preparing to host their first NCAA Championship in any sport. The 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships promises to be a tremendous two weeks of collegiate golf with activities for the entire family.
Daily grounds tickets start at $10, with the option to purchase a week-long or eventlong grounds pass. Students under the age of 18 will receive free grounds admission to the event when attending with a paying adult.
The NCAA Experience, an upscale venue in the middle of all the action, will allow ticketholders the opportunity to upgrade their tournament experience. Those tickets, which include VIP parking, will provide guests complimentary food and non-alcoholic beverages as well as two complimentary alcoholic beverages of their choice. Please visit www.2017NCAAGolf.eventbrite.com for more information on both options, to claim complimentary student tickets, and to purchase your tickets!
Rich Harvest Farms and Northern Illinois University are also looking for volunteers for the event. It is free to volunteer and you will receive a volunteer uniform and grounds tickets to the tournament for your service.
Volunteer positions to be filled include Walking Scoring, Standard Bearers, Spotters, Shuttle Drivers, Hospitality, Media/Scoring. Please note, you must be 18 years of age or
older and cannot be enrolled in High School to volunteer. Interested volunteers can sign up here http://bit.ly/17NCAAGolfVol.
“All of us at Rich Harvest Farms and Northern Illinois University are very excited to host the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships! Over the course of the two weeks, we will need to fill more than 2,000 volunteer shifts,” said Vicky McGowan, Rich Harvest Farms Tournament Director. “In the past, we have been so thankful for how the community has come out to support and help us with our tournaments. No event of this magnitude can run successfully without dedicated volunteers.”
For more information on the event, please visit www.richharvestfarms.com.