Nebraska Junior Match Play Championship

31st Nebraska Junior Match Play Championship

Oakland Golf Club

June 16-19, 2020

Malleck Claims Junior Match Play Title

York's Reed Malleck defeated Omaha's Josh Kramer, 3 and 1, in the final of the 31st Nebraska Junior Match Play Championship at Oakland Golf Club on Friday. Read the daily recap below, and watch more videos from the championship on the NGA's social media channels below.



Enter This Championship Online

Entry Deadline: 5pm CDT on Monday, June 8, 2020


Entrant must be a male junior amateur golfer who is a resident of Nebraska and a member of Nebraska Junior Golf. A junior golfer is defined as an amateur golfer who has not yet reached the September 1 following graduation from secondary school.

Amateur Status: All players must conform with the Rules of Amateur Status as approved by the USGA.

Code of Conduct:

The NGA may reject an entry application, revoke an accepted application, expel from the Championship and/or suspend a player from future championships if the player engages in conduct detrimental to the integrity and image of the game of golf and/or public confidence in the NGA. Such conduct may include, but is not limited to, damage to the golf course or the player's equipment, verbal or physical abuse of spectators, officials, volunteers, or staff, blatant or excessive profanity, disorderly behavior, failure to abide by club rules, or any other unbecoming conduct.

Entry Fee

Entry fee of $60 must be paid by every player. Entry fee will be refunded regardless of reason if the NGA is notified (402-505-4653) before the close of entries. After the close of entries, fee will be refunded in the event of injury or illness, if requested no later than June 14. No refund for any reason after June 15. A $25 service charge will be deducted from all refunds.

Closing Date

Entries must be received by NGA no later than 5 p.m. C.D.T. on Monday, June 8, 2020. Late applications are not acceptable and will be automatically rejected. (Entries by telephone, e-mail, or FAX not acceptable.) Time limit for entries means time of receipt at NGA (not time entry is sent or transmitted to NGA). Entries should be submitted early to allow ample time for delay or error in transmission. The risk of delay or error in transmission lies solely with the entrant and the NGA will have no liability with respect to any such delay or error and the consequences therefrom, including rejection of the entry.



The championship field will be limited to 117 players. If more than 117 entries are received by the June 8, 2020 deadline, the field will be comprised of players that filed entries by the deadline in these categories:

1. Top 50 in the final 2019 NGA Junior Point Standings
2. Class winners of the 2020 NSAA High School Golf Championships
3. Two (2) host club selections
4. Remainder of the field determined by order of entry

List of Entries

Practice Rounds
Available at a time convenient to Oakland Golf Club at a rate of $15 (walking) for participants. To make arrangements for practice rounds, please contact the OGC golf shop at (402) 685-5339. The club will be closed during the morning of Monday, June 15, with practice rounds available starting at 12 p.m. Please call the golf shop and make arrangements as soon as possible, as space may be limited on this day.

Championship Schedule (Based on Full Field)
Tuesday, June 16 - Stroke Play Qualifying
7 a.m. - Practice Areas Open
7 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Player Registration
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Boys’ Starting Times (1 & 10 Tee)
11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Player Registration
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. - Girls’ Starting Times (1 Tee)
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. - Boys’ Starting Times (10 Tee)

Wednesday, June 17
7 a.m. - Practice Areas Open
8 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. - Round One Match Play (1 & 10 Tee)
1 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. - Round Two Match Play (1 Tee)

Thursday, June 18
7 a.m. - Practice Areas Open
8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Boys Quarterfinals (1 Tee)
8:40 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. - Girls Semifinals (1 Tee)
1 p.m. - 1:10 p.m - Boys Semifinals (1 Tee)
1:20 p.m. - Girls 18-Hole Final (1 Tee)

Friday, June 19
7 a.m. - Practice Areas Open
8 a.m. - Boys 18-Hole Final (1 Tee)

The Horizon Inn and Suites in West Point (20 minute drive to Oakland GC) is available for lodging, with rates beginning at $91.99. Please call (402) 372-1959 and reference the Nebraska Junior Match Play to book a room.

Other Lodging Options:
The Bing Bed & Breakfast (Oakland) - More Info

Oakland Golf Club

100 N Parson Ave
Oakland, NE 68045
Golf Shop Phone - (402) 685-5339
Website -

General Manager - Nick Onken

Head Superintendent - Jeff Parcel

Course Yardage

1 4 350
2 3 204 228
3 4 365
4 4 300 282
5 5 550 515
6 3 183
7 4 408 455
8 5 526
9 4 363
Out 36 3,249
10 3 174 164
11 4 411
12 4 365
13 3 171 148
14 5 552 480
15 4 364 324
16 4 411
17 5 524
18 4 373
In 36 3,375
Total 72 6,624
2020 Reed Malleck York Oakland Golf Club
2019 Luke Gutschewski Elkhorn Awarii Dunes Golf Club, Axtell
2018 Ryan Rogers Omaha York Country Club
2017 Kellen Rossman Norfolk Wild Horse Golf Club, Gothenburg
2016 Alex Schaake Omaha The Pines Country Club, Valley
2015 Nolan Maschka Omaha Kearney Country Club
2014 Alex Schaake Omaha Heritage Hills Golf Course, McCook
2013 Carson Schaake Omaha The Country Club of Lincoln
2012 Zach Taylor Omaha York Country Club
2011 Alex Totusek Omaha Oakland Golf Club
2010 John Spellerberg Fremont Fremont Golf Club
2009 Andy Sajevic Fremont The Pines Country Club, Valley
2008 Josh Reinertson Gibbon Wild Horse Golf Club, Gothenburg
2007 Colin O'Connor Omaha ArborLinks, Nebraska City
2006 Mike Coatman Lincoln Willow Lakes Golf Course, Bellevue
2005 Mike Coatman Lincoln Wayne Country Club
2004 Joe Kubick Lincoln Heritage Hills Golf Course, McCook
2003 Joe Kubick Lincoln Firethorn Golf Club, Lincoln
2002 Trent Price Lincoln Beatrice Country Club
2001 Brady Bauer Lincoln Yankee Hill Country Club, Lincoln
2000 Brady Schnell Omaha Oak Hills Country Club, Omaha
1999 Chris Hartwig Lincoln Platteview Country Club, Bellevue
1998 Tyler Chapman York York Country Club
1997 Seth Porter Hastings Bay Hills Golf Course, Plattsmouth
1996 David Hersch Lincoln York Country Club
1995 Steve Friesen Lincoln Indian Trails Country Club, Beemer
1994 David Hersch Lincoln Wayne Country Club
1993 Ryan Nietfeldt Grand Island Field Club of Omaha
1992 Kit Grove Lincoln Mahoney Golf Course, Lincoln
1991 Mark Dahir Omaha Platteview Country Club, Bellevue
1990 Chad Lydiatt Kearney Ashland Country Club

Nebraska Junior Match Play Championship Records 1990-2020


Most titles: 2, David Hersch (1994, 1996); Joe Kubick (2003, 2004); Mike Coatman (2005, 2006); Alex Schaake (2014, 2016)

Consecutive titles: 2, Joe Kubick, 2003 to 2004; Mike Coatman, 2005 to 2006

Longest Span, First to Last Victory: 2 years, David Hersch (1994-1996); Alex Schaake (2014-2016)

Longest Span Between Victories: 2 years, David Hersch (1994-1996); Alex Schaake (2014-2016)

Brother Champions: Carson Schaake (2013) and Alex Schaake (2014, 2016)


Most Times Host Site:

York Country Club 4
Heritage Hills Golf Course, McCook 2
Platteview Country Club, Bellevue 2
Wayne Country Club 2
The Pines Country Club 2
Wild Horse Golf Club 2

Match Play

Largest Winning Margin, 36-Hole Match (Final): 11 and 10, Trent Price defeated Lance Morrow, 2002 (Beatrice CC)

Most Consecutive Match Play Victories: 14, Mike Coatman, 2005 to 2007; 10, Joe Kubick, 2003 to 2004


Most Runner-Up Finishes: 

Mark Wright 2*
Eric Krzyzanowski 2*

*Never won

Most Times in Final:

Mike Coatman 3


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