Football Hosts 27th Annual Golf Tourney, Builds Excitement For 2017 Season

Posted on August 7th, 2017 by

ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus football team welcomed more than 160 alumni, family and friends to its 27th annual golf tournament on Friday, Aug. 4 at Shoreland Country Club.

“A great day of golf,” Head Coach Peter Haugen said. “More than 160 golfers came out to support Gustie Football on Friday. I am very thankful for all the support from our alumni, friends and businesses. This tradition is special and the generous support we receive is so appreciated and needed as we work to provide a first-class experience for our student-athletes.”

The 2017 season marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 MIAC championship and 30th anniversary of the 1987 MIAC championship, both of which will be honored during the season.

“We look forward to this season and homecoming,” Haugen said. “We will be celebrating the championship teams of 1967 and 1987 this year and will also be honoring Coach Denny Raarup with ‘Denny Raarup Day.’”

The Gusties report for preseason training camp Friday, Aug. 11 and open the season Saturday, Sept. 2 at Hollingsworth Field against Westminster College. Homecoming and Hall of Fame Day are the same date this year – Saturday, Sept. 23 against Hamline.

2017 Gustavus Football Schedule

 

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