ROCKTON, Ill. - Hononegah senior Ethan Neumer has signed a national letter of intent to play golf for St. Ambrose University.
Neumer, from South Beloit, was named to the All-NIC-10 Boys Golf First Team in 2015, 2016 and 2017. He was also named to the Rockford All-Area Boys Golf Team and was a regional medalist in 2016.
Neumer had the low scoring average in the NIC-10 in 2017 and was named his high school golf team's MVP both his junior and senior seasons. Neumer finished in fifth place at the IHSA Boys Golf Regional Tournament and eighth at the NIC-10 Tournament in 2017.
Neumer is also one of the top players in the Mid-American Junior Golf Tour (MAJGT) sponsored by the Illinois Junior Golf Association with two top-10 finishes in 2017. He is currently ranked 24th in the MAJGT season point standings.
"We are very pleased to continue to attract the top golf talent in the Northern Illinois area with the addition of Ethan Neumer to our program," St. Ambrose Golf Coach Jeff Griebel said. "Ethan has had a tremendous high school and junior career and will be an impact player in our program at St. Ambrose over the next four years."
• NOTES: Neumer will join a St. Ambrose team that has qualified for the NAIA Men's Golf National Tournament 13 times since 2000. St. Ambrose will host the NAIA Men's Golf National Championship at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., May 15-18, 2018.