Ouimet News

Class of 1965Alumni
June 16, 2022

CELEBRATING HISTORY, REMEMBERING A GENTLEMAN

With the 2022 U.S. Open returning to Brookline this week, the golf world's attention has turned to the famous venue on Clyde Street. One of the founding member clubs of…
Alumni
April 4, 2022

PAYING IT FORWARD: OUIMET ALUMNUS TYLER SANTACROCE BELIEVES IN THE POWER OF GOLF

For Ouimet Alumnus Tyler Santacroce, golf has been a central focus of his life as far back as he can remember. From working at Renaissance Golf Club to his time…
Alumni
March 17, 2022

FROM LYNNFIELD TO FAR HILLS, OUIMET ALUMNA ABIGAIL TOBIN CAN TRACE HER ROOTS THROUGH THE GAME OF GOLF

Legendary golf teacher and writer Harvey Penick's fourth book, The Game for a Lifetime: More Lessons and Teachings, does not focus on swing tips or instruction but instead highlights the…
Scholarships
March 15, 2022

LEARN ABOUT THE FUND’S APPLICATION PROCESS

Interviews for the 2022-2023 academic year are currently underway, and Michelle Edwards, The Fund’s Director of Scholarship & Donor Systems, is well-versed in this process. She’s been with The Fund…
News
February 16, 2022

READ ABOUT JIM NANTZ’S TOUCHING TRIBUTE TO HIS MENTOR, JERRY TRUPIANO IN POWER FADES

Four months later, Jerry Trupiano is still moved by Jim Nantz announcing his Endowed Scholarship in Trupiano's name at the 2021 Ouimet Banquet. Jim McCabe spoke with Trupiano about that…
News
February 8, 2022

READ ABOUT FRANCIS OUIMET IN USGA’S GOLF JOURNAL

Francis Ouimet's 1913 U.S. Open victory was a catalyst for golf in the United States and revolutionized the game. Ouimet inspired a generation of American golfers and endured an accomplished…
News
February 8, 2022

DICK CONNOLLY’S CADDIE UPBRINGING STORY

Our biggest supporter, longtime Board member, Ouimet Alumnus, and the “face” of the Ouimet Annual Banquet, Dick Connolly, shares his caddie upbringing story with Kai Sato in this article for…
News
February 3, 2022

FROM CADDIE TO CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE, OUIMET ALUMNUS ANDREW KALLOCH IS EAGER TO SERVE HIS COMMUNITY

Ouimet Alumnus and Hamilton, Massachusetts native Andrew Kalloch knew he wanted to create change in his community from a young age. The son of public-school teachers, Andrew's parents ingrained in…
News
November 15, 2021

Hear Directly From Ouimet Scholars

Earlier this spring, six Ouimet Scholars spent the day in the studio at Cramer working with producers and crew to capture their golf, education, and Ouimet stories. Scholars had the…
Events
October 20, 2021

Mary Beth Heffernan Receives Denny Goodrich Award

The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund is awarding its 2021 Denny Goodrich Ouimet Honorary Alumnus Award to Mary Beth Heffernan at its upcoming Annual Meeting on October 25. Mary Beth has…
Events
August 25, 2021

2021 Ouimet Golf Sprint – Across Massachusetts

Last year, as a result of COVID-19 and the resulting regulations, The Fund pivoted its traditional “Golf Marathon” to a new format, one that allowed all participants to perform the…
Events
August 23, 2021

2021 The Match at Thorny Lea Golf Club

Last Friday, Thorny Lea Golf Club and its leadership organized one of the most unique events to have ever benefitted the Ouimet Fund. Called “The Match”, and similar to many…
Events
August 17, 2021

2021 Salem Country Club Golf Sprint

Salem Country Club’s Golf Sprint Relay took place on Monday, August 16th and included many participants from Salem’s Ouimet Committee, as well as numerous other supporters from the Club. Organized as…
Events
August 13, 2021

2021 The Country Club Caddie Tournament

We had the privilege of attending The Country Club’s annual Caddie Tournament on Thursday, August 12th. The event highlights TCC’s outstanding caddie program and shows the club’s appreciation for the…
Events
August 9, 2021

2021 Investing in Lifetimes Reception

The Ouimet Fund’s 19th annual Investing in Lifetimes Reception was held at Wellesley Country Club on Wednesday, August 4th. It was wonderful to bring the Ouimet community together and promote our…
Events
August 9, 2021

2021 Ridge Club Golf Sprint

The Ridge Club’s Ouimet Golf Sprint was in full force this year, taking place on Friday, August 6th. Prior to the start of the sprint, The Ridge Club’s head golf…
Events
August 3, 2021

2021 Wellesley Country Club Golf Sprint

Taking a unique approach to the Ouimet Golf Sprint this year, Wellesley Country Club hosted a closest to the pin competition between staff members Frank Cartaglia and Kelly Hunt and…
Banquet
July 27, 2021

2021 Annual Banquet Honoring Jim Nantz

Three-time Emmy Award winner and five-time National Sportscaster of the Year Jim Nantz will receive the 2021 Francis Ouimet Award for Lifetime Contributions to Golf! We are thrilled to welcome…
Legacy
March 18, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Jameson Graham

WHERE ARE YOU CURRENTLY WORKING? “I am currently a nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital working specifically in the Lunder Building, assigned to the Neurology Unit. I started in November of…
Legacy
March 18, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Jeff & John Ciampa

Twin brothers Jeff and John Ciampa have always been close, and when the time came in high school to get their first jobs, they knew they wanted to be able…
Legacy
March 18, 2021

Scholar Spotlight: Owen Van Sickle

HOW DOES NORTHEASTERN’S CO-OP PROGRAM WORK? “Within the Engineering program at Northeastern, it is an expectation that you will commit a whole semester to a full-time internship. Northeastern, and specifically…
Legacy
March 18, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Jesse Borgese

In the spring of 2019, Jesse Borgese graduated from his beloved Providence College with a degree in Finance but an uncertainty about what he wanted to do with his life.…
Legacy
March 18, 2021

Scholar Spotlight: Mike Kareores

HOW HAS THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC AFFECTED YOUR COURSEWORK? “It has completely changed my coursework, and while it is having an impact on all my fellow students, those who have…
Legacy
March 18, 2021

Scholar Spotlight: Julia Lamarre

HOW HAVE THE EVENTS OF THE LAST YEAR AFFECTED YOUR CLASSES AND WORK AT VILLANOVA? “As a nursing major, the last year has been that much more challenging with the…
Legacy
March 18, 2021

Scholar Spotlight: Molly McLaughlin

IT HAS BEEN QUITE A UNIQUE WAY TO START YOUR COLLEGE CAREER. HOW WAS YOUR FRESHMAN YEAR AT FITCHBURG STATE? “You’re not kidding! I suppose I have not yet experienced…
Legacy
March 18, 2021

Scholar Spotlight: Mcphillips Akukwe

HOW HAVE THE EVENTS OF THE LAST YEAR AFFECTED YOUR CLASSES AND WORK AT BOSTON COLLEGE? “Last spring, our clinical and lab work at Brigham and Women’s Hospital came to…
News
December 20, 2020

Ouimet Fund 2020 Review

While snow storms are a familiar sight for New Englanders, 2020 presented some unprecedented challenges that weren’t as easy to navigate. However, optimism remains for Ouimet Scholars, and we are…
Annual Report
December 8, 2020

Alumni Spotlight – Jake Massar

Jake Massar, Vanderbilt University ‘08, Brae Burn Country Club DREAM FOURSOME: I was asked this during my fund interview. Pretty sure I said Tiger, Bill Clinton and my grandfather who…
Annual Report
December 2, 2020

Scholar Spotlight – Corey O’Neill

Corey O’Neill, Babson College ‘22, Wellesley Country Club FAVORITE ATHLETE? Tom Brady DREAM GOLF FOURSOME? Tiger Woods, Jerome Powell, Arthur Blank FAVORITE MEMORY FROM WORKING AT WELLESLEY? My memory working…
News
November 25, 2020

Remembering Denny Goodrich

It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Dennett W. “Denny” Goodrich, on Tuesday, November 24th, at the age of 80. Denny was a long-time board member,…
Annual Report
November 19, 2020

Alumni Spotlight – Eileen Lent

Eileen Lent, Hobart and William Smith Colleges ’20, Charles River Country Club FAVORITE MOVIE? Harry Potter Series FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM?  The Boston Bruins WHAT DID THE SCHOLARSHIP MEAN TO YOU…
Annual Report
November 5, 2020

Ouimet Community Embraces New Sprint Format

Over the last 28 years, the Ouimet Fund had been building what became the country’s largest Golf Marathon, an event which raised more than $6 million dollars.  Despite facing trying…
Annual Report
November 4, 2020

Career Resources Expand with Ouimet Onward Program

Launched in 2020, the Ouimet Onward program assists Scholars and Alumni with finding job and internship opportunities, as well as growing their respective professional networks. The Career Fair, Career Portal,…
Annual Report
November 4, 2020

Inner City Program

The Ouimet Fund is keenly aware of the important conversations about equity and diversity that received more appropriate attention in 2020. The Fund is proud of our growth in Scholarship…
Annual Report
November 4, 2020

Message from the President

Dear Ouimet Fund Friends, On behalf of my fellow Ouimet Fund Directors, the staff, and the entire organization, I want to wish you and your family safety and health during…
News
July 7, 2020

Ouimet Scholars Return To Work!

View Executive Director Colin McGuire’s video update on caddying in Massachusetts and how Ouimet Scholars are returning to work this summer! If you can, please consider taking a caddie for…
Legacy
June 9, 2020

Ouimet Scholars in the Community: Kenneth Amoah ‘22

Kenneth, an incoming Junior at UMass-Amherst majoring in Political Science, is turning what he’s learned in the classroom into real world impact for the city he loves, Worcester. WHERE DID…
Legacy
June 9, 2020

2020 Virtual Annual Banquet Reaches Record Numbers, Honors Hall of Famer Tom Kite

On May 21st, thanks in large part to the enthusiastic participation of Tom Kite and Dave Marr, III the virtual Annual Banquet Honoring Tom Kite was launched on Ouimet.org and…
Legacy
June 9, 2020

FAQ’s: Ouimet President Jim Moriarty Discusses the State of the Ouimet Fund Amid COVID-19 Crisis

HOW HAD THE CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC AFFECTED THE OUIMET FUND? This has been a unique challenge in the history of the Ouimet Fund, as it has likely been for every person…
Legacy
June 9, 2020

Another Impressive Group of Hopeful Ouimet Scholars Apply Digitally

As recently as early March, Michelle Edwards, Ouimet Fund Director of Scholarships, had more than a dozen locations scheduled and over 150 interviewers lined up for one of the most…
Alumni
November 12, 2019

Ouimet Fund Remembers Tom Riordan

It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Thomas P. Riordan on November 9th. Tom was a very dedicated Ouimet Alumnus, long-time Board Member and the recipient…
Scholarships
October 9, 2019

Scott Johnson named Ouimet Pro of the Year!

The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund presented its 3rd Annual Ouimet Golf Professional of the Year Award to Oakley Country Club’s Director of Golf, Scott Johnson at the Ouimet outing at…
News
September 11, 2019

Colin McGuire Named Next Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund today announced that Colin McGuire will succeed Bob Donovan as The Fund’s Executive Director when Donovan retires on October 21.…
Events
August 15, 2019

27th Ouimet Golf Marathon!

On August 5th, the Ouimet Fund hosted the 27th Golf Marathon, one of the most critical events on the Ouimet Fund schedule, at Juniper Hill Golf Course. Our Marathoners kicked…