Category: Golf

RPS golfers 2nd, 7th in IESA state golf

Isabella Pettersen of Lincoln Middle School fired a 77 at Kellogg Golf Course in Peoria to take second in the Illinois Elementary School Association girls golf tournament Saturday. Pettersen, a sixth-grader, finished just one shot behind Homer Glen’s Lizzie Anderson, who is an eighth-grader. Kayla Sayyalinh, a seventh-grader at Eisenhower Middle School, finished 12th with an […]

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Four RPS golfers advance to IESA state finals

Four District 205 golfers this week advanced to the Illinois Elementary School Association state finals with solid showings in Rockford and Joliet. Cooper Watt, a 7th-grader at Marshall Middle School, won his sectional at Ingersoll Golf Course with a spectacular 69, beating Brody McCarthy of Homer Glen by one shot. Nolan Brauns, a Marshall 8th-grader, […]

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Belvidere North looks to repeat in unique J-Hawks Invitational

Rockford Jefferson will hold its fifth annual J-Hawks Golf Invitational at Atwood Golf Course Saturday morning. East, Auburn and Guilford are playing in the unique event where players team for 2-man best ball and the top three scores (from six players) counts toward the championship. The event was the brainchild of Jefferson coach Bruce Beling, […]

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Guilford golf starts year strong for District 205

The Guilford Vikings were the top NIC-10 finisher Thursday in the season-opening Boylan Invitational at Ledges in Roscoe. DeKalb won the tournament for the second straight year by shooting 297. Guilford though was second at 311. Rockton Hononegah and Boylan were fourth and fifth at 317 and 323. It’s a strong start for the program […]

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Sign up now for the RPS Golf Scramble for Sports

The Rockford Public Schools Golf Scramble for Sports and PE is the largest district fundraiser each year, with proceeds split amongst District 205’s high school and middle school sports programs, REBA and district physical education programs. This year’s scramble, the eighth annual, will be held Friday, July 28, at Aldeen golf club. There are several […]

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Breakout athletes: Brad Benjamin, Guilford

In the long history of the NIC-10, only one golfer has played in two of the four major professional golf championships … Brad Benjamin of Guilford.

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