Media

The Nebraska Golf Association welcomes and encourages media to attend and cover NGA Championships and Events. The following resources are available to media interested in covering our events or players. Please read the Media Regulations on Page 11 of the NGA Media Guide below prior to attending. Contact Ben Vigil at bvigil@nebgolf.org or (402) 505-4653 ext. 105 with any questions or requests.

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NGA Media Guide

The NGA Media Guide provides additional information on each NGA championship and some select team events, as well as information and regulations for media covering these events.

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NGA Media List

The Nebraska Golf Association communicates with the media regarding championships, qualifiers, awards and more. Preview, daily recap and post championship releases are sent out throughout the year, and include a written preview/recap, as well as video/photo content that is available for use by the media. Use the signup form above if you would like to receive these releases.

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History

The NGA has history dating back to 1905 with the first Nebraska Amateur. Visit the page above to read more on the history of the NGA, as well as a complete championship history, award winners and more.

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Mills is Medalist, Four Others Advance to U.S. Open Final Qualifying

Mills is Medalist, Four Others Advance to U.S. Open Final Qualifying U.S. Open Local Qualifying Conducted on Wednesday at Omaha Country Club OMAHA (May 11, 2022) - Omaha Country Club proved to be a championship test on Wednesday, as only two players broke par, with five advancing past Local Qualifying for the 2022 U.S. Open. The early draw paid-off for Continue Reading

Road to Brookline Begins at Omaha Country Club

Road to Brookline Begins at Omaha Country Club U.S. Open Local Qualifying to be Conducted on Wednesday OMAHA (May 9, 2022) - The Road to Brookline will begin for 84 players on Wednesday at Omaha Country Club, when Local Qualifying for the 2022 U.S. Open will be conducted by the Nebraska Golf Association. This is the first stage of qualifying Continue Reading

The NebGolf Podcast | Paul Murray

The NebGolf Podcast | Paul Murray OrthoNebraska Physical Therapist Talks Golf Performance Program OMAHA (April 29, 2022) – Paul Murray, a TPI Certified Physical Therapist, joined the NebGolf Podcast to talk about OrthoNebraska's Golf Performance Program. The only program of its kind in the Omaha area, OrthoNebraska's golf performance team can help decrease pain, reduce your chance of injury, increase Continue Reading

Giroux, Nietfeldt Cruise to Four-Ball Title

Giroux, Nietfeldt Cruise to Four-Ball Title Final Round Conducted on Sunday at The Players Club OMAHA (April 24, 2022) - It was another tough day for scoring on Sunday at The Players Club in Omaha, but Bennington's Blake Giroux and Elkhorn's Ryan Nietfeldt played steady golf to win the 21st Nebraska Four-Ball Championship by four strokes. The wind blew again Continue Reading

Giroux, Nietfeldt Light it Up on Difficult Day

Giroux, Nietfeldt Light it Up on Difficult Day First Round Conducted on Saturday at The Players Club OMAHA (April 23, 2022) - The wind was howling at The Players Club in Omaha on Saturday, and red numbers were tough to find, but not for Bennington's Blake Giroux and Elkhorn's Ryan Nietfeldt, who caught fire and lead the 21st Nebraska Four-Ball Continue Reading

Nebraska Four-Ball to Kickoff 2022 Season

Nebraska Four-Ball to Kickoff 2022 Season Championship Begins Saturday at The Players Club OMAHA (April 21, 2022) - The 2022 championship season has arrived, and the 21st Nebraska Four-Ball Championship will leadoff this weekend at The Players Club in Omaha. The coveted event filled once again in record time this year, taking just four minutes to reach a full field Continue Reading

Welcome to New Partner OrthoNebraska

Welcome to New Partner OrthoNebraska OMAHA (April 15, 2022) – The Nebraska Golf Association is proud to announce a new partnership with OrthoNebraska, an award-winning orthopedic hospital in Omaha. The partnership provides support to the NGA and its mission to uphold and promote the game of golf and its values to all golfers in Nebraska. The NGA is a non-profit Continue Reading

Jake Hirz Named Junior Cup Team Captain

Jake Hirz Named Junior Cup Team Captain Kansas-Nebraska Junior Cup Matches Scheduled August 2-4 OMAHA (April 14, 2022) – It's a new era for the Nebraska Junior Cup team, as Papillion's Jake Hirz is taking the reigns as captain. Hirz takes over for Aurora's Craig Badura, who served as captain for the past four Kansas-Nebraska Junior Cup Matches, finishing with Continue Reading

The NebGolf Podcast | John Rathouz & Masters Preview

The NebGolf Podcast | John Rathouz & Masters Preview Omaha Native Caddied at 2009 Masters OMAHA (April 6, 2022) – Omaha native John Rathouz joined the NebGolf Podcast to preview the 2022 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, a place he is familiar with. Rathouz, who attended Omaha Westside High School, has caddied on the PGA Tour for several different Continue Reading

The NebGolf Podcast | Scott Hoffman

The NebGolf Podcast | Scott Hoffman Omaha Native Designs New Lost Rail Golf Club OMAHA (March 10, 2022) –Omaha native Scott Hoffman joined the NebGolf Podcast to talk about his design of the new Lost Rail Golf Club, opening this year near Gretna. Hoffman was an accomplished junior golfer out of Omaha Westside High School. He won the 1987 Nebraska Continue Reading

Junior Championship Entries Open March 15

Junior Championship Entries Open March 15 Girls' Amateur Expands to 54 Holes OMAHA (March 8, 2022) – The Nebraska Golf Association’s junior championships are set to open entries on March 15. One significant change implemented for 2022 is the expansion of the Nebraska Girls' Amateur to 54 holes. Previously, the championship was just 36 holes, but the expansion will qualify Continue Reading

The NebGolf Podcast | Andy Hamilton

The NebGolf Podcast | Andy Hamilton Beatrice CC Superintendent on the Dry, Nebraska Winter OMAHA (February 24, 2022) – Beatrice Country Club's Head Superintendent, Andy Hamilton joined the NebGolf Podcast last week to discuss the challenges he and his colleagues face after a severely dry winter season. Hamilton said they've had to hand water for several weeks, as a precaution, Continue Reading