2010
LPGA golfer, fitness spokesperson featured at 16th annual golf outing

LPGA golfer, fitness spokesperson featured at 16th annual golf outing
May 7, 2010

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Natalie Gulbis, world-ranked professional women’s golfer and G2 Lifestyles™ spokesperson, will be the featured guest and special on-course instructor at the 16th Annual President’s Invitational Golf Outing hosted by Benedictine University on Monday, June 28 at Cantigny Golf in Wheaton. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. with small (maximum five people) group golf clinics conducted by Gulbis from 9:00-10:30 a.m. Golf begins at 11:15 a.m. with a shotgun start. Lunch is at 10:30 a.m. and cocktails, dinner and program begin at 5:30 p.m. Michael Birck, founder and chairman of Tellabs, Inc., is the honorary chairperson. The event is sponsored by the Benedictine University Board of Trustees. Major sponsors include Sodexo; U.S. Bank; Corporate Strategies & Solutions, Inc., Bill Bartlett, University Trustee; IKON Office Solutions; National Van Lines; Tellabs; DLR Group; International Contractors, Inc.; Paul Gauvreau, University Trustee; Benedictine University Alumni Association; Financial Strategies & Solutions Group, Art Littlefield, University Trustee; and Hilton Lisle/Naperville. Proceeds from the event help provide scholarships for Benedictine students. The cost is $275 per person ($1,100 per foursome). For more information or reservations, contact Debbie Smith in the Benedictine University Events Office at (630) 829-6080 or dsmith@ben.edu, or visit www.ben.edu/news/events/golf.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.