Thiel College’s Blue-Gold Club hosts annual spring golf outing

GREENVILLE, Pa.—The Thiel College athletic department kicked off Memorial Day weekend with its annual Blue-Gold Golf Outing at the Greens of Greenville on Friday, May 23.

The overall winners of the 29-team tournament were Nick Reiser, Jeff Mullen, Chris Owen, and Bill Fraser with a 15-under 57. The foursome of Steve Boyle'08, Timothy Taylor'13, Mike Johnson and Kevin Siroki took second with a 12-under 60, while Daman Dohar, Jeff Sorenson, Tim Porter and Mark Manska finished third with a combined 11-under 61.

The winner of the annual Hawaii raffle was Keith Smith from Franklin, Pa., the father of golfer Bryan Smith and first baseman Trent Smith. Golfers enjoyed hot dogs, chips, and beverages for lunch, and a catered dinner of baked chicken, pasta, potatoes and salad in the late afternoon.

"I'd like to personally thank all of our sponsors for yet another successful event," said Director of Athletics Jack Leipheimer '74. "This is always a fun event that brings alumni and friends together in the name of supporting Thiel's athletic endeavors."

The annual outing is one of the primary fundraisers for the Thiel College athletic department.

Skill Prize Winners

Closest to the Pin

Longest Putt

Longest Drive

About Thiel College

Founded in 1866, Thiel College is an independent Lutheran liberal arts, sciences and professional studies institution located on a 135-acre campus in Greenville, Pa. Committed to combining the best of the liberal arts tradition with career and life skills, the Thiel College faculty offers a high quality undergraduate education to more than 1,000 students across more than 60 majors and minors in 19 discipline areas that inspire, challenge and prepare students to succeed.