Hitting the Slopes Premiere

Hitting the Slopes

Premieres Tuesday at 7 p.m.

OMAHA (March 1, 2021) – The Nebraska Golf Association is launching a new video series on Tuesday night called "Hitting the Slopes."

The series follows a Course Rating trip by staff members Ben Vigil and Sam Oehm last spring, during which they rated seven courses in four days. The NGA annually visits 10-20 golf courses to issue new Course, Bogey and Slope Ratings, but the best part is traveling the state and seeing these communities and their golf havens. We showcase these courses and talk to some local members to find out what makes their courses special.

Ben and Sam also play a little golf and provide some entertainment with their games, both good and bad. The courses featured include Alma Golf Course, Hi-Line Golf Course, Arrowhead Meadows Golf Course, Cross Creek Golf Links, Broken Bow Country Club, Atkinson-Stuart Country Club and Wayne Country Club.

Episode 1 premieres Tuesday night at 7 p.m. on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. A new episode will be release each week at the same time. Tune in and let us know what you think!

About the NGA
The Nebraska Golf Association, founded in 1966, is comprised of all members of public and private clubs and/or municipal or regional golf associations which utilize an approved handicap service recognized by the USGA and provided by the NGA. Our mission is to uphold and promote the game of golf and its values to all golfers in Nebraska. Among the duties of the Association include governance of member clubs and service as their handicapping and course rating authority, conduct of state golf championships, local USGA qualifying & other notable competitions, promotion of junior golf, presentation of worthwhile educational programs and support of allied golf organizations in Nebraska. The Nebraska Golf Association is an Allied Golf Association of the USGA and carries out core services including Handicap Administration and Oversight, Course Rating, Rules of Golf and Rules of Amateur Status, Tournaments and USGA Championship Qualifiers and USGA Initiatives and Community Programs.

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