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Erik Dane

Associate professor of management

Rice University

Don Edwards

Flexpoint Ford CEO

Chair, UI board of trustees

Rick Lawrence


PCIX, Inc.

Justi Rae Miller

Associate general counsel, State Farm

2-time All-Big Ten golfer

Jim Lutz

Women’s swimming coach, 1993-2000

.615 win pct. tops in program history

Mike Scully

GM, Club at Reynolds Lake Oconee

All-Big Ten offensive lineman

Michelle Hodges

VP and chief HR officer

Curves Jenny Craig

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Heather (Foley) Hiltzik

Digital content & PR manager

David Leadbetter Golf

Alex Burge


Excel Sports Management

Mike Gonzalez


Secession Golf Club

Nik Lapin

Sr. manager/partnerships

EZLinks Golf LLC

Chris Holiday

Privateer Holdings, San Diego

Captain, UI hockey

Adam Warren

Advanced design engineer

TaylorMade Golf

Jordan Abdel-Haq

Mortgage loan oficer, Homeside Financial

Former executive director, Illinois Junior Golf Association

DA Points

All-American golfer

3 PGA Tour wins

Travis Steiner

Championship management

PGA Tour

Tony Russo

VP/legislative affairs

T-Mobile, USA

Mark Steinberg

Tiger Woods’ agent

Excel Sports partner

Mike Small

Illini golf coach

13-time Big Ten Coach of the Year

Steve Stricker

PGA Tour star

2013 Byron Nelson Award

Billy Gillispie

Ex-Bill Self assistant

Former Kentucky head coach

Eric Gardner

Senior engineering director

Golf Channel

Craig Tiley

Tennis Australia CEO

Coached 2003 NCAA champs

John Sapora


VP, First Tee

Jack Welch

Former CEO, General Electric

Died in 2020 at age 84