Evans Scholars In The News

The work of the Evans Scholars Program continues to be showcased on television stations and in newspapers and magazines across the country. Here are some of the media highlights from this summer.


Jimmy Roberts/NBC – Saturday, Sept. 16
Broadcaster Jimmy Roberts’ segment on New Scholar Mackenzie Lim, who overcame leukemia and caddied at Midlothian CC. This aired on NBC’s BMW Championship broadcast.

Morning Drive/Golf Channel – Wednesday, Sept. 13
ES Griffin Bourjaily talks live with Matt Ginella on the Morning Drive during the BMW Championship.

Golfweek – In August issue; appeared online August 29, 2017
Golfweek’s Beth Ann Nichols’ story on the Caddie Academy, featuring interviews with participants and Program background.

Detroit Free Press (No. 33 on Top 100 Newspaper list) – July 27, 2017
A feature on this year’s New Scholars from Red Run Golf Club selection meeting. WGA Chairman David Robinson speaks about the Program.

Newsday (No. 9 on Top 100 Newspaper list) – July 26, 2017
A feature on John Surlis from the New York selection meeting, held at The Union League Club, on Feb. 23. Story highlights John’s achievements and provides Program overview.

MONEY Facebook – July 22, 2017
TIME Money shared their video piece about last summer’s Caddie Academy program. This includes interviews with several participants.

USA Today College – June 22, 2017
University of Notre Dame student and Scholar King Fok was featured in USA Today’s “Campus Voices” section, where King shared his journey of being a caddie.


Date: 9/27/2017