The golf world was buzzing this weekend as Tiger Woods prevailed at The Masters for his 15th major championship, but Badger fans were brought a master of their own as senior Jordan Hahn took home an individual title at the Boilermaker Invitational Sunday.Sunday’s final round was canceled due to rain, leaving Hahn at the top of the leaderboard through 36 holes. Hahn finished at an impressive 9-under par through two rounds, winning by a comfortable two strokes at Purdue’s Kampen Course in West Lafayette, Indiana.Men’s golf: Strong finishes from Jordan Hahn, Griffin Barela bring optimism entering final month of seasonComing off their first team title since 2015 at the Pinetree Intercollegiate, the University of Wisconsin men’s golf team has Read…Hahn was joined by teammates Griffin Barela, Pete Kuhl, Sam Anderson, Cameron Frazier and Brett Robinson who all competed individually. The team played to a combined score of even par, placing them at tied for seventh place out of 15 schools.Kampen Course is by no means a walk in the park. Designed by famous golf architect Pete Dye, the course provides a strong challenge and has hosted countless Big Ten and NCAA championships.The challenge certainly did not scare Hahn. He adds a fourth top-10 finish in his final season and eleventh as a Badger to his remarkable career. His victory marks the third individual title in his four-year career and the first solo win for the Badgers since 2006.Men’s Golf: Badgers look forward to spring season with high ambitionsAfter a 10th place finish in last year’s Big Ten championships lead by a top 10 individual performance from then Read…“I know this win means a lot to Jordan,” Head Coach Michael Burcin said. “Kampen Golf Course is one of the toughest tests in the country and he beat a bunch of really great players. Winning on great courses is always impressive, and he continues to build his resume as one of the greatest to ever play at Wisconsin. Watching his progression has been so much fun.”The Badgers look to finish the season strong with a trip to Philadelphia at the end of April to compete for the Big Ten team title. Hahn will look to add a Big Ten title of his own — one that has eluded him for the past four years — to an already extraordinary Badger career.
The Management of the John F. Kennedy Medical Center Friday, May 2, formally opened an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Clinic at the Center. This clinic is to treat ENT illnesses.The clinic, which will be headed by a specialist from India, will help solve ENT cases that previously had to be flown out of Liberia for treatment because of the lack of facilities and specialists to treat them in Liberia.Speaking at the opening ceremony, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer of JFK, Dr. Abraham Borbor, said it was a dream come true to see the center once again open at the country’s largest referral center. He said with the limited resources, it is hoped that the head of the clinic will work with what is available and bring relieve to cases related to ENT.He called on ENT specialist, Dr. Mumtaz Umar, to also consider the transfer of knowledge so that other younger doctors can consider the field in order to bring about effectiveness.Dr. Borbor urged young Liberian doctors who are willing to learn to engage Dr. Umar, who according to him (Dr. Borbor) has a passion for imparting knowledge.Dr. Borbor remarks was followed by cutting of the ribbon by the Chief Medical Officer of the JFK Dr. Billy Johnson who lauded the Center for investing additional resources in awake of economic constrains to again open the ENT Center.He praised the hospital’s Deputy for Administration, Ms. Munah Tarpeh, who is also acting General Administrator, for opening the ENT center after nearly 13 years of closure.What ENT Specialists DoIn addition to graduating from medical school (usually four years), a board certified ENT specialist has completed at least five years of specialty training and passed a certification examination for the American Board of Otolaryngology. ENT specialists are experts in both the medical and surgical management of the following: Conditions of the ear: You may need to see an ear, nose, and throat doctor if you have an ear disorder or condition, such as a hearing impairment, ear infections, disorders that affect balance, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), or pain in your ear. ENT specialists can also treat congenital disorders of the ear.Conditions of the nose: ENT specialists often manage and treat problems that affect the nose, nasal cavity, and sinuses. These problems can affect smell, breathing, and physical appearance.Conditions of the throat: Disorders and conditions that affect the throat can affect speech, singing, eating, swallowing, and digestion. ENT specialists can diagnose, manage, and treat these problems.ENT is also referred to as Otolaryngology. Physicians specializing in otolaryngology are called otolaryngologists or by the nickname “ENTs” or “ENT doctors” and often treat children with persistent ear, nose, and throat conditions to include surgery. Adult patients often seek treatment from an otolaryngologist for sinus infections, age-related hearing loss.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)