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The Jim Kinnier Stanner Golf Classic is Days Away!

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About the Event

Molloy's 37th Annual Jim Kinnier Stanner Golf Classic is just just days away! Since 1987, the Classic has raised over $3 million dollars in support of Molloy’s scholarship program. Your support of the outing has helped Molloy award scholarships to many academically gifted students who may otherwise have been unable to attend Molloy due to financial difficulty. We anticipate that two more incoming freshmen will be awarded scholarships as a result of our community's participation in this year's event. On behalf of everyone at Molloy, THANK YOU!

Before we tee off on Monday, May 1st, we invite you to click the buttons below to read our Digital Journal, place bids via our Online Auction, and learn more about this year's honoree, Mr. Kenneth Meier. If you have additional questions, please contact Matt Rizzotti (information above). We look forward to celebrating this beloved event with our wonderful community.



Remembering Jim Kinnier

Join us for this very special event as we remember Jim Kinnier, who passed away in June 2022. Jim's leadership and dedication to this outing, which he founded back in 1987, has created a legacy that will continue to help many students. 


Event Journal

We invite you to read this year’s event journal, which features more information about the Jim Kinnier Stanner Golf Classic as well as the history of the outing. You will also find many ads from alumni-owned or alumni-friendly businesses who support the event and our school’s mission. We encourage you to join us in thanking and supporting these businesses. Click the link below to download the journal.





Congratulations to Kenneth Meier, 2023 Golf Chairperson
Archbishop Molloy High School is excited to honor Mr. Kenneth Meier as our 2023 Golf Chairperson. Ken is a proud parent of four Stanners, Ava (Class of 2024), Bailey (2024), Carly (2024), and Shea (2022), and he has been a generous supporter of the Jim Kinnier Stanner Golf Classic since 2018. Professionally, Ken serves as Northeast Territory Vice President for Aflac, one of America’s most recognizable insurance companies.
The relationships Ken has cultivated through his work at Aflac have helped him to reach new and exciting sponsors, and the experience and wealth of knowledge he brings to the role of Chairperson has helped the Stanner Golf Classic continue to thrive.
Ken considers being the first parent to serve as Molloy’s Golf Chairperson to be a tremendous honor. “Fortunately, I’ve enjoyed many accomplishments in my life, but being asked to serve as Chair of the Jim Kinnier Stanner Golf Classic is a big deal on a different level,” said Ken. “I hope that my support serves as inspiration to others in the community. We all need to get involved, whether we are alumni, parents, or other family members. Tuition does not cover the whole cost of educating all the students at Molloy. We’ve all got to do our part to support the scholarship program, and help give kids the opportunity to attend this great school.”
Growing up in Queens, Ken dreamed of attending Molloy. He was attracted to Molloy’s rigorous academics and renowned sports programs. “I could not wait to take the trip from Elmhurst, down Queens Boulevard, to Briarwood for my high school years, but a Molloy education was not financially viable for my family at that time. That is why fundraising is so critical – it is a way to offer families in similar circumstances the opportunity to enroll their child or children at Molloy. Supporting the golf outing is a great and fun way to do that.”
Ken and his wife, Jennifer, have witnessed the impact Molloy has had on their daughters. “They feel they’re getting a great education. They have many opportunities to be involved all around the school and they take full advantage. They had the choice to go to other high schools, but all four know they made the right decision to go to Molloy, and they are better for it.” Ken also expressed his thanks to the Marist Brothers and the Molloy Administration of 23 years ago, when Molloy first went co-ed. “I appreciate everyone who opened Molloy to young women, allowing my four daughters to eventually enroll here. It means a lot to our family.”
As Golf Chair, Ken’s goal is to raise more money this year than ever before. When asked about the future of the outing, Ken said he hopes to see more parent involvement, whether they participate as golfers, sponsors, or volunteers. “I’m constantly impressed with how many alumni come back to Molloy, and how many of them work at Molloy. I hope that parents will continue to develop their own bonds with their child’s/children’s school and that they will also keep coming back to be part of this great community.”
Ken thanks his wife Jennifer, daughters Ava, Bailey, Carly, and Shea, the Marist Brothers, President Karsten, the Golf Board, the Kinnier and Gibbons families, all this year’s sponsors and participants, and everyone at Molloy for supporting him as this year’s Golf Chairperson.
Personally, Ken enjoys being a dad, traveling, golf, and tennis. He is an avid Mets and Rangers fan.