Signature EventsNKFI Golf Classic

NKFI golf classic

Presented by Associates in Nephrology

September 29, 2021

Cantigny Golf Club

Wheaton, IL

take your best shot

carry on a proud tradition, and support the future of the NKFI

The NKFI Golf Classic Presented by Associates in Nephrology is a fun day of golf hosted just outside Chicago at the Cantigny Golf Club in Wheaton. It is a fantastic, full day of friendly competition, golfer giveaways, course contests, and prizes. Once play has concluded, players and NKFI supporters are invited to join us at the clubhouse for a catered dinner, cocktails, and awards.

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event details & overview

  • Tournament Format: The NKFI Golf Classic Presented by Associates in Nephrology is played in a four-person, scramble format. Each team member begin each hole with a tee shot. Then, the team selects the best tee shot and continues play from that point. This process repeats on every shot until the ball is holed out.

 

  • Winners: First, second and third place foursomes will take home a beautiful crystal award and an exclusive prize.

  • Who Can Play: The NKFI Golf Classic Presented by Associates in Nephrology is open to all amateur golfers.

 

  • Rain or Shine: The NKFI Golf Classic Presented by Associates in Nephrology does not offer a back-up event date in the event of uncooperative weather, and it does not offer refunds.

register to play

 

Players can sign up to play in the NKFI Golf Classic Presented by Associates in Nephrology as part of a foursome. 

be a sponsor

 

Support the NKFI's free community education and patient service programs. Click below to learn more about sponsoring this event.

 

location & schedule

your course to support the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois

Cantigny Golf Club

Cantigny Golf is widely regarded as one of the finest public golf facilities in the Midwest. Featuring a superbly maintained 27-hole championship golf course, and a first-rate clubhouse, Cantigny is owned by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation and is managed by Kemper Sports.

 

LOCATION

27W270 Mack Rd

Wheaton, IL 60189

 

Click Here for a Map

DATE

September 29, 2021

 

SCHEDULE

10:00am  -  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.

11:50pm  -  Announcements

12:00pm - Shotgun Start

5:00pm - Receptions, Awards

winners & photos

relive the memories and revel in the glory

2021 Winners' Circle

TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS

 

First Place:

Huntington National Bank - Stan Barnett, Erik Skogsbakken, Chris Traux, Chris Sweetland

Second Place:

Tito's Handmade Vodka - Hans Kief, Mike Dolphin, Glen Swider, Eric Barlaud

Third Place:

Dialize Direct - Scott Vaurinchik, Dr. John Leonetti, Mike Leonetti, Sr., Mike Leonetti, Jr.

2021 Winners' Circle

CONTEST WINNERS
 

50/50 Raffle Winner:

Scott Schiffner

Beat the Pro Winner:

Lee Homb

Longest Drive Winner:

Mike Leonetti Sr.

Closest to the Hole Winner:

Mike Schrader

Golf Launcher Closest to the Hole Winner:

Joe Blazer

NANI Legacy Award Winner:

Mike Schrader

Photo Galleries

RELIVE THE FUN 

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nkfi golf classic committee

community in action

The members of the NKFI Golf Classic host committee are resolved to improve the lives of patients and families touched by kidney disease. This driven team of supporters has impacted community health all across Illinois, and their passion has helped the NKFI develop a number of free education and screening programs.

Event Chair

  • Scott Downing, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP

Leadership Committee

  • Yolanda Becker MD, UChicago Medicine

  • Jake Cilek, McGuire Woods LLP

  • Bernd Imle, NxStage

  • Kim Kempf, Horizon Therapeutics

  • Veeda Landeras, MD, Associates in Nephrology

Leadership Committee, cont'd

  • Deepak Mital, MD, Advocate Christ Medical Center

  • Ryan Moore, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

  • Bryan Murphy, NANI

  • Ken Murphy, Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois & Indiana

  • Erik Muse, NxStage

  • Ning Ramos

  • Madhav Rao, MD, Associates in Nephrology

  • Mike Schrader, NxStage Medical

  • Kerri Zelensek, McGuireWoods LLP

 

GIVE THE GIFT OF A SECOND CHANCE

 

nkfi golf classic sponsors

you make the difference

The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois wouldn't be able to touch the lives of patients, families, and communities without the help of our dedicated, NKFI Golf Classic sponsors. Interested in sponsoring? Review the sponsorship packet or contact Allie Widmer at awidmer@nkfi.org or 312-321-1500.

Title Sponsor

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Legacy Sponsor

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Reception Sponsor

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Birdie Sponsor

Par Sponsor

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Giveaway Sponsor

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Cart Sponsor

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Lunch Sponsor

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Bloody Mary Bar Sponsor

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Practice Area Sponsor

Exhibitor

 

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Hole Sponsors

 

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THANKS FOR FUELING OUR FUTURE

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