American College Golf Guide
Northern Michigan University NMU Wildcats
Women's Golf Program
1401 Presque Isle Ave.
Marquette, Michigan 49855-5301
Organizations: NCAA Div II
Conferences: Great Lakes Intercoll. (GLIAC)

Golf Scholarships: Yes Yes
Academic and Financial Need Scholarships:Yes Yes

Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
20K - 50K Public 1899 8,000 46% M - 54% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 10,730 $ 16,226 $ 10,666
NMU Wildcats 2017 - 2018 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Bulldog Fall Preview 09/15/2017 season Katke G.C. Big Rapids, MI 2
2 SVSU Fall Invitational 09/23/2017 season Saginaw Valley Public GC Bay City MI 4
3 Gilda’s Club Laker Fall Invite 09/30/2017 season The Meadows G.C. Allendale MI 2
4 Whistling Straits Intercollege 10/23/2017 season Whistling Straits-Irish Kohler, WI 1
5 2018 GLIAC vs. GMAC Stroke Pla 03/08/2018 season Saddlebrook Resort Wesley ChapelFL 2
6 Ohio Dominican Snowflake Open 03/26/2018 season Cumberland Trail G.C. Pataskala OH 2
7 NC4K College Classic 04/09/2018 season Jefferson CC Blacklick OH 2
8 GLIAC Women’s Championship 04/20/2018 conf The Virtues G.C. Nashport OH 2
9 NCAA D2 Women’s Super Region 1 05/07/2018 reg Katke G.C. Big Rapids, MI 7
NMU Wildcats 2018 - 2019 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 UIndy Fall Invitational 09/10/2018 season Prairie View G.C. Carmel IN 11
2 SVSU Fall Invitational 09/15/2018 season Saginaw Valley Public GC Bay City MI 1
3 Gilda’s Club Laker Fall Invite 09/29/2018 season The Meadows G.C. Allendale MI 4
4 William Beall Fall Classic 10/07/2018 season Findlay C.C. Findlay OH 4
5 Whistling Straits Intercollege 10/22/2018 season Whistling Straits-Irish Kohler, WI 2
6 Saddlebrook Spring Kickoff 03/06/2019 season Saddlebrook Resort Tampa FL 2
7 SVSU Spring Invitational 03/16/2019 season Kearmey Hills Golf Links Lexington KY 6
8 NC4K College Classic 04/08/2019 season Jefferson CC Blacklick OH 4
9 Cav Classic 04/13/2019 season Glenmoor CC Canton OH 3
10 GLIAC Women’s Championship 04/19/2019 conf Gull Lake View Resort Augusta MI 5
11 D2 Women’s East Regional 05/06/2019 reg The Pearl Club Owensboro KY 7
Head Coach: Robert Bastian
Office Phone: 906-227-2106
Fax: 906-227-2492

Robert Bastian was named head golf coach in May 2017 after serving as one year as interim head golf coach and one year as assistant coach. He graduated from Ferris State University in 2014 with a degree in professional golf management and served one season as assistant coach at Marquette University.

The Northern Michigan Wildcats posted their best team score 314 in the second round and placed seventh in the 12-team 2019 NCAA D-II East Regional at The Pearl Club in Owensboro, KY.  Findlay came from behind in the final round to defeat fading Indianapolis by eight strokes. It was 30 shots back to Grand Valley State in third and two more shots to Missouri-St. Louis in fourth, the last spot to advance to the D-II Championship. Tiffin was fifth, seven strokes out of fourth. The 65-player field recorded an 80.5-stroke scoring average in windy conditions on the 5,989-yard, par-72 course. Only 10 rounds at par 72 or better were posted over 54 holes.

Caro Els (75-72-78=225) tied for sixth to lead Northern Michigan, and Karissa Guthrie (79-78-78=235) tied for 22nd.

The Wildcats lost their chance for the top four and match play with a second-round 323 in the 2019 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (GLIAC) Championship at Gull Lake View Resort in Augusta, Mich. Grand Valley State fired 299-291 to blitz the field in stroke play winning by 46 strokes over runner-up Davenport. Northwood claimed third, Wayne State (MI) was fourth and Northern Michigan came in fifth, two strokes out of match play. The course was par 72, measuring 5,962 yards, and it produced an average 18-hole score of 82.7 strokes.

The Wildcats' low scorer was Caro Els (75-77=152), who took fifth. Karissa Guthrie (79-80=159) finished 14th, and Haley Hewer (83-82=165) tied for 24th.

Northern Michigan finished seventh in the 12-team 2018 NCAA D-II East Regional. The Wildcats were second in the 2018 GLIAC Championship.

Northern Michigan placed eighth at the 12-team 2017 NCAA D-II East Regional.  The Wildcats improved eight places from 10th in 2016 to second in the 2017 GLIAC Championship.

In their inaugural season, the Northern Michigan Wildcats finished 10th of 12 in the 2016 GLIAC Championship.



Team Home Course: Marquette Golf & Country Club and Wawonowin Country Club
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 0
SAT 25-75 Percentile -
Average ACT 22.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 19.0 - 25.0
Application Deadline rolling
Acceptance Rate 72%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
Accounting, African/Asian and International Studies, Allied Health, Art, Aviation/Aerospace, Broadcasting/Telecommunications, Business and Management, Communications, Criminal Justice, Drama, Economics, Education, Fashion/Interior Design, Film and Video, Foreign Languages, Graphic Design, Home Economics, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Medical Technology, Military Science, Music, Nursing, Physical Education, Pre-Dental, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Psychology, Restaurant/Hotel Management, ROTC - Army, Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.), Sciences (Computer Science), Sciences (Environmental Sciences), Sciences (Mathematics), Social Sciences
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