North Central Hosts 15th Annual NCU Open

LAKEVILLE, MN – Perfect spring weather greeted the 115 linksmen who participated in the 15th Annual NCU Open Golf Tournament held at Brackett’s Crossing Country Club on Monday, June 8, 2015. The event raised more than $25,000 to benefit North Central University’s Student Leadership Scholarship Fund.

“The course today was filled with laughter and great camaraderie from more than 115 donors, alumni, and leaders who always have a great time at this special event,” said NCU Vice President of Advancement Paul Freitag, Ph.D. The golfers began the day with lunch and a formal greeting from North Central University President Gordon Anderson, Ph.D. President Anderson also met each team at the first tee for a group photo. The event concluded with dinner and a raffle for all participants.

Event partners included tournament sponsors Adams Pest Control; Bremer Bank; Counsel Wealth Management, Inc.; Eastlund, Solstad, Cade, and Hutchinson, Ltd.; Heggies Pizza; Holton Electric; Huberty Performance and Learning; Normandy Inn and Suites; Pioneer College Caterers; Spartan Promotional Group, Inc.; Praise FM; Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot; TCF Bank; Trautmann Law Firm, LLC; and host Brackett’s Crossing Country Club.

Prize sponsors included Café Latte; Chanhassen Dinner Theater; Guthrie Theater; Holiday Inn Express and Suites; The Malt Shop; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Minneapolis Marriott City Center; Minnesota Twins; Minnesota Vikings; Normandy Inn and Suites; Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot; St. Paul Saints Baseball Club; and Whirly Ball – Maple Grove.

“We had a great day of connecting with alumni, pastors, businessmen and church leaders,” Freitag said. “I so appreciate all those who took the time to participate in the NCU Open and those who put a team together.  I also want to thank the various sponsors of the tournament which helped make it a great success.  Our hosts at Brackett’s Crossing were once again tremendous and it seemed like everyone enjoyed the fellowship and warm sunshine.  Thank you for investing in the next generation of leaders.”


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