|Title:||Student Assistant Men's Golf Coach|
HONORS & AWARDS:
2010 America Sky Men's Golf Conference Player of the Year: May 19, 2010
2010 America Sky Men's Golf Conference Player of the Week: February 26, 2010
2009 America Sky Men's Golf Conference Player of the Week: September 26, 2009
All-America Sky Men's Golf Conference Second Team: May 8, 2009
America Sky Men's Golf Conference Co-Newcomer of the Year: April 28, 2008
2009-10: As a junior, Bidne's superior play in all 12 of the Bears' events earned him Player of the Year honors in the America Sky Men's Golf Conference ... Placed first at the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational, hosted by Air Force, where he shot a 206 with a low round of 68 ... The very next week he tied for fifth at Weber State's Purple and Red Invitational in Layton Utah, shooting a 215 with a low round of 69 ... Came in tied for eighth individually at the America Sky Men's Golf Conference Championship, where he shot a 232.
2008-09: In his second season on Northern Colorado's campus, Bidne competed in ten of the Bears' eleven tournaments ... His play throughout the season earned him a spot on the second-team All-America Sky Conference postseason team ... Placed in eight at the America Sky Conference Championship, shooting a 36-hole score of 150 ... Ended his sophomore campaign with four top-25s, including a tie for eigth in the Drake Spring Invitational.
2007-08: Named America Sky Golf Conference Newcomer of the Year... Had a hole in one at Pepperdine in the fall... Competed in all nine of the Bears' events during the year... Had three top-50 finishes... Tied for 23rd (152 two-day total) at the America Sky Conference Championship... Shot 79 or lower in 13 of 14 fall rounds.
High school: Graduated in June 2007 from Roseville (Minn.) Area High School... Was a four-year letter winner for coach Ralph Sibbet ... Was team captain his senior year... Was named 2007 Minn. Junior Boys Player of the Year... Selected to the 2007 All-State Academic Team...Was three times honored as Roseville's most-valuable player... Was a two-time (2005, 2007) Suburban East Conference individual champion... Was a three-time all-conference selection... As a senior, helped team to first conference championship in more than 30 years... Was the top-ranked high school golfer in Minnesota for much of his senior year... Was a member of Minnesota's junior team that took part in a cup match with Wisconsin junior team.
Personal: Born in Minneapolis... Parents are Gary and Penny Bidne... Has one brother, Peter, 25... Majoring in business.