NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic: presented locally by Associates in Nephrology

Cantigny Golf, 27W270 Mack Road
Wheaton, IL 60189

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic is the Premier Amateur Golf Event for Charity. Each year thousands of golfers from across the country participate in the NKF Golf Classic, a tournament with more than 30 events, for the chance to qualify for the National Finals at Pebble Beach.  Chicago's event draws more than 100 golfers primarily from fields related to nephrology and serves as an incredible networking event as well as an exciting and fun competition. 

Join the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois in 2018 for an exhilarating day of golf full of fantastic golfer giveaways, course contests and prizes. Qualifying first, second and third place foursomes in the Handicap Index Division and first, second and third place foursomes in the Gross Division from each local National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic are invited to compete at the National Finals held at the famed Pebble Beach Resorts.

Congratulations to the 2017 Golf Classic winners!

Handicap Division:

Westside foursome (Jeff Lukitsch, Lou Ochoa, Mike Bronakowski, Allen Merk)

Gross Division:

1st place: NxStage Home foursome (Scott Buchner, Ben Nagy, Joe Blazer, Jacob Nagy)
2nd place: Christ Transplant foursome (Harry Mathur, Deepak Mital, Venkata Behara, Martin Finn)
3rd place: REALESTATEBOYZ foursome (John Jaeger, Mike Yazbec, Grady Hamilton, Dennis Colleran)
4th place: Huntington Bank foursome (Stan Barnett, Mark Monson, Chris Truax, Erik Skogsbakken)
5th place: NANI 1 foursome (Brian O'Dea, Kenneth Choi, Kevin Myrie, Rick Kaufmann

Skechers Longest Drive:

Ben Nagy (NxStage Home foursome)

Greg Norman Closest to the Hole 

Stan Barnett (Huntington Bank foursome)

Rob Johnson Challenge:

Brock Reckelhoff (Premium Concrete foursome)

Blackhawks Raffle:

Mark Schwartz (Mark Schwartz foursome)

To see photos from the 2017 NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic, please visit our Flickr Album.

To see photos from the 2016 NKF Golf Classic, please visit our Flickr Album.

 

The NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic will be held at Cantigny Golf, owned by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation and managed by Kemper Sports, in Wheaton, IL. Cantigny Golf is widely regarded as one of the finest public golf facilities in the Midwest.  The superbly maintained 27-hole championship golf course is the centerpiece of this special venue providing a "private club experience" for all ages and skill levels. Cantigny golf offers a private club feel at one of the premier public courses in the nation along with a visually stunning backdrop, and it has been host to the 2007 U.S. Amateur Public Links, the 1998 and 2002 Illinois Amateur Championship and numerous USGA qualifiers.

Additional Information

For information on registering your foursome, sponsoring the event, or joining the planning committee, please contact Lena Clement at (312) 321-1500 or lclement@nkfi.org.

Location & Schedule of Events

Thank you for your support of the 2017 Konica Minolta Golf Classic benefiting the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

Cantigny Golf
27W270 Mack Road
Wheaton, IL 60189

 

11:30am: Check in begins. The driving range and putting greens will be open for practice and the Putting Green Challenge, and a giveaway will be distributed. A grab and go lunch will be available from 11:30am to 1:00pm.
12:50pm: Announcements
1:00pm: Shotgun start

Golf Classic participants are invited for cocktails, dinner, awards, and networking immediately following golf.

Event Format

The Golf Classic consists of a scramble format. Each of the four members of a team shall hit one tee shot on every hole. The team then selects one tee shot and continues play from that point. This procedure is repeated until the ball is holed out.

Thank you again for your great support, and we look forward to seeing you at the tournament!  If you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us.

For information on registering your foursome, sponsoring the event, or joining the planning committee, please contact Lena Clement at (312) 321-1500 or lclement@nkfi.org.

2017 Sponsors

Local Presenting Sponsor

 

Dinner Sponsor

 

Giveaway Golf Polo Sponsor

 

Giveaway Golf Shoe Bag Sponsor

 

Flag Sponsor

 

Beverage Cart Sponsors

                     

 

Cart Sponsor

 

Lunch Sponsor

 

Hole-in-One Sponsor

McGrath Acura of Westmont

Napleton Westmont Porsche

 

Putting Green Sponsor

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP

 
Exhibitors

Global Financial Group

NxStage

 
Hole Sponsors
 

City Capital Advisors

Horizon Healthcare Associates

McGrath Acura of Westmont

 

 

For information on available sponsorship opportunities, please contact Meghan Kelleher at mkelleher@nkfi.org or (312) 321-1500.

2017 Konica Minolta Golf Classic Committee

Satya Ahuja, MD, Associates in Nephrology
Avanti Bakane, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP
Bill Brennan, Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois & Indiana
Scott Downing, McGuireWoods LLP
Jim Easterbrook, Fresenius Kidney Care
Jason Greis,  McGuireWoods LLP
Rich Melone,  Reed Construction
Deepak Mital, MD, Advocate Christ Medical Center
Ken Murphy, Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois & Indiana
Lindy Nakaerts, SourceOne Solutions
Alex Nijjar, Fresenius Kidney Care
Madhav Rao, MD, Associates in Nephrology
Mike Schrader,  NxStage Medical


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