Nebraska Senior Amateur Championship

23rd Nebraska Senior Amateur Championship

Platteview Golf Club, Bellevue

June 28-29, 2021

Wyatt Comes Back to Win Back-to-Back Titles

Lincoln's Ed Wyatt came from four strokes back to win the 23rd Nebraska Senior Amateur Championship at Platteview Golf Club in Bellevue, his second-straight title. Wyatt put together the round of the championship and was the only player to break par during the Final Round. His 68 (-4) was the low round of the day by four strokes, and he finished with a 142 (-2) total to win by one stroke over Omaha's Kirby Smith. Visit the Scoring tab above for final results and read the recap and watch the champion interview below.

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Entry Deadline: 5pm CDT on Monday, June 21, 2021

Eligibility

Entries are open to amateur golfers who will have reached their fiftieth birthday by June 28, 2021. Entrant must have an active Handicap Index® issued by a “member club” of the Nebraska Golf Association and be a resident of Nebraska (see NGA residency below).

NGA Residency: An individual is considered to be a resident of Nebraska if they: a) maintain either a primary or a secondary residence in Nebraska, or b) are an active duty member of the United States Military stationed in Nebraska. If these criteria are in question, the NGA Tournament Committee shall render any final decision.

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 $150 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 a medical condition, if requested no later than June 27. No refund for any reason after June 27. A $30 service charge will be deducted from all refunds.

Closing Date

EXEMPT PLAYER ENTRY APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NGA NO LATER THAN MONDAY, JUNE 14, 2021 TO MAINTAIN EXEMPT STATUS AND GUARANTEE A SPOT IN THE FIELD.

ENTRY APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NGA NO LATER THAN 5 P.M. C.D.T. ON MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2021.

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.

Players

The championship field will be limited to 78 players. If more than 78 entries are received by the June 21, 2021 deadline, the field will be comprised of players that filed entries by the deadline in these categories:

1. Winners of any of the following NGA Championships: Nebraska Amateur, Nebraska Match Play, Nebraska Mid-Amateur, Nebraska Senior Amateur & Nebraska Senior Match Play
2. Winners of the Gross Age Divisions of the Nebraska Senior Amateur Championship the last 3 years (2018-2020)
3. From the 2020 Nebraska Senior Amateur Championship, the lowest 10 scorers and anyone tying for 10th place
4. From the 2020 Nebraska Senior Match Play Championship, quarterfinalists of the Championship Bracket
5. From the NGA SENIOR POINT STANDINGS, the top 15 point leaders from the final point standings of 2020
6. Remainder of the field determined by order of entry

*Entry applications received by exempt players following the June 14, 2021 deadline will be processed under category 6 above.

2021 Exempt Player List

List of Entries

Practice Rounds
To make arrangements for a practice round contact the Platteview Golf Club Pro Shop at (402) 291-5927.  The cost of the practice round is $50 which includes a cart.

*Practice rounds can not be reserved  more than 5 days in advance.

Championship Schedule
Monday, June 28
7:00 a.m. - Practice Areas Open
7:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. - Player Registration
8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. - Round 1; Holes #1 and #10; 18 Holes

Tuesday, June 29
7:00 a.m. - Practice Areas Open
8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. - Final Round; Holes #1 and #10; 18 Holes
Following Play - Hosted Lunch and Awards

Championship Guidelines
NGA Championship Guidelines

EXEMPTIONS
2021 Exempt Player List

Terms of Competition
Entry Form Terms of Competition

Player Memorandum
Player Memorandum - Championship

Pace of Play Information
Championship Pace of Play Policy

Rules Documents
NGA 2021 Local Rules and Terms of Competition
Championship Notice to Players (DRAFT)

Media Guide
Nebraska Senior Amateur Championship Media Guide

Platteview Golf Club

4215 Platteview Road
Bellevue, NE 68123
Golf Shop Phone - (402) 291-5927
Website - platteviewgc.com

General Manager - Leah Dickerson

Head Professional - Jon Moore

Superintendent - Stephen Prasch

Course Yardage

HOLE PAR 50-57
Championship
58-64 65+
1 4 398 345 335
2 5 520 502 470
3 4 344 332 261
4 3 174 165 155
5 4 374 360 337
6 4 387 373 336
7 5 457 440 435
8 3 154 154 146
9 4 391 339 334
Out 36 3,199 3,010 2,809
HOLE PAR 50-57
Championship
58-64 65+
10 4 418 409 389
11 5 530 510 436
12 4 370 343 271
13 4 382 358 349
14 3 163 145 138
15 4 397 397 376
16 5 514 504 444
17 3 206 206 149
18 4 370 370 327
In 36 3,350 3,242 2,879
Total 72 6,549 6,252 5,688
YEAR NAME HOMETOWN SITE
2021 Ed Wyatt Lincoln Platteview Golf Club, Bellevue
2020 Ed Wyatt Lincoln Norfolk Country Club
2019 John Sajevic Fremont Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, Lincoln
2018 John Sajevic Fremont ArborLinks, Nebraska City
2017 Carl Johnson Omaha The Pines Country Club, Valley
2016 John Sajevic Fremont Oakland Golf Club
2015 Jay Muller Bennington Woodland Hills Golf Course, Eagle
2014 Mike Krumland Columbus Elks Country Club, Columbus
2013 Steve Samuelson Fremont Fremont Golf Club
2012 Steve Samuelson Fremont The Players Club, Omaha
2011 Knox Jones Lincoln Woodland Hills Golf Course, Eagle
2010 David Clouse Friend ArborLinks, Nebraska City
2009 William Lawson Omaha Norfolk Country Club
2008 John Sajevic Fremont Oak Hills Country Club, Omaha
2007 Mike Hoefs Lincoln The Country Club of Lincoln
2006 Mike Krumland Columbus Platteview Country Club, Bellevue
2005 John Haney Lincoln The Players Club, Omaha
2004 Dave Pfaltzgraff Omaha Ironwood Golf & Country Club, Omaha
2003 Tom Olson Omaha Heritage Hills Golf Course, McCook
2002 Larry Irvine Lincoln Firethorn Golf Club, Lincoln
2001 Gary Bowen Omaha Ironwood Golf & Country Club, Omaha
2000 Tom Thomsen Fremont Fremont Golf Club
1999 Bob Hughett Lincoln Beatrice Country Club

50-57 Age Divsion

YEAR NAME HOMETOWN SITE
2021 Ed Wyatt Lincoln Platteview Golf Club, Bellevue
2020 Ed Wyatt Lincoln Norfolk Country Club
2019 Todd Pospisil/Bill Spangler/Kirby Smith Norfolk/Lincoln/Omaha Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, Lincoln
2018 Rob Mullin Omaha ArborLinks, Nebraska City
2017 Rob Mullin Omaha The Pines Country Club, Valley
2016 Steve Peterson Lincoln Oakland Golf Club
2015 Jay Muller Bennington Woodland Hills Golf Course, Eagle
2014 David Clouse Friend Elks Country Club, Columbus
2013 Steve Samuelson Fremont Fremont Golf Club
2012 Steve Samuelson Fremont The Players Club, Omaha
2011 Knox Jones Lincoln Woodland Hills Golf Course, Eagle
2010 David Clouse Friend ArborLinks, Nebraska City
2009 William Lawson Omaha Norfolk Country Club
2008 John Sajevic Fremont Oak Hills Country Club, Omaha
2007 Mike Hoefs Lincoln The Country Club of Lincoln
2006 Mike Krumland Columbus Platteview Country Club, Bellevue
2005 John Haney Lincoln The Players Club, Omaha
2004 Dave Pfaltzgraff Omaha Ironwood Golf & Country Club, Omaha

58-64 Age Divsion

YEAR NAME HOMETOWN SITE
2021 Gregg Vonnahme Omaha Platteview Golf Club, Bellevue
2020 John Sajevic/Gregg Vonnahme Fremont/Omaha Norfolk Country Club
2019 John Sajevic Fremont Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, Lincoln
2018 John Sajevic Fremont ArborLinks, Nebraska City
2017 Carl Johnson Omaha The Pines Country Club, Valley
2016 John Sajevic Fremont Oakland Golf Club
2015 John Sajevic Fremont Woodland Hills Golf Course, Eagle
2014 Mike Krumland Columbus Elks Country Club, Columbus
2013 Larry Sock Lincoln Fremont Golf Club
2012 John Haney Lincoln The Players Club, Omaha
2011 John Haney Lincoln Woodland Hills Golf Course, Eagle
2010 Steve Redlin Omaha ArborLinks, Nebraska City
2009 Michael Hoefs Lincoln Norfolk Country Club
2008 Tom Olson Omaha Oak Hills Country Club, Omaha
2007 Tom Olson Omaha The Country Club of Lincoln
2006 Tom Olson Omaha Platteview Country Club, Bellevue
2005 Larry Irvine Lincoln The Players Club, Omaha
2004 Michael Golter Bellevue Ironwood Golf & Country Club, Omaha

65 & Older Age Divsion

YEAR NAME HOMETOWN SITE
2021 John Sajevic/Skip Gist Fremont/Omaha Platteview Golf Club, Bellevue
2020 Jim Derby Omaha Norfolk Country Club
2019 Steve Redlin Omaha Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, Lincoln
2018 Charlie Doeden/Roger Miller Valley/Elkhorn ArborLinks, Nebraska City
2017 Scott Maline Kearney The Pines Country Club, Valley
2016 Charlie Doeden Valley Oakland Golf Club
2015 Tom Olson Omaha Woodland Hills Golf Course, Eagle
2014 John Haney Lincoln Elks Country Club, Columbus
2013 Tom Olson Omaha Fremont Golf Club
2012 Gary Bowen Omaha The Players Club, Omaha
2011 Roger Harms Grand Island Woodland Hills Golf Course, Eagle
2010 Roger Harms Grand Island ArborLinks, Nebraska City
2009 Roger Harms Grand Island Norfolk Country Club
2008 Roger Harms Grand Island Oak Hills Country Club, Omaha
2007 Roger Harms Grand Island The Country Club of Lincoln
2006 Roger Harms Grand Island Platteview Country Club, Bellevue
2005 Bob Hughett Lincoln The Players Club, Omaha
2004 Jim Lowe Lincoln Ironwood Golf & Country Club, Omaha

Nebraska Senior Amateur Championship Records 1999-2019

Champions

Most titles: 4, John Sajevic, Fremont (2008, 2016, 2018, 2019); 2, Mike Krumland, Columbus (2006, 2014); Steve Samuelson, Fremont (2012, 2013)

Consecutive titles: 2, Steve Samuelson, Fremont (2012-2013); John Sajevic, Fremont (2018-2019)

Longest Span, First to Last Victory: 11 years, John Sajevic, Fremont (2008, 2019); 8 years, Mike Krumland, Columbus (2006, 2014)

Longest Span Between Victories: 8 years, Mike Krumland, Columbus (2006, 2014); John Sajevic, Fremont (2008, 2016)

Age

Oldest Champion: 64, Bob Hughett, Lincoln, 1999 (Beatrice CC); Larry Irvine, Lincoln, 2002 (Firethorn GC)

Youngest Champion: 50, Mike Krumland, Columbus, 2006 (Platteview CC); David Clouse, Friend, 2010 (ArborLinks)

Course

Most Times Host Site:

Fremont Golf Club 2
Ironwood Golf and Country Club 2
The Players Club 2
Woodland Hills Golf Course 2
Norfolk Country Club 2*

*After hosting in 2020

Scoring

Low Score, 36 Holes: 138 (6-under), John Sajevic, Fremont, 2016 (Oakland GC); 139 (5-under), John Sajevic, Fremont, 2018 (ArborLinks); 140 (2-under), Knox Jones, Lincoln, 2011 (Woodland Hills GC); Steve Samuelson, Fremont, 2013 (Fremont GC)

Most Strokes Under Par, 36 Holes: 6-under (138), John Sajevic, Fremont, 2016 (Oakland GC); 5-under (139), John Sajevic, Fremont, 2018 (ArborLinks); 2-under (140), Knox Jones, Lincoln, 2011 (Woodland Hills GC); Steve Samuelson, Fremont, 2013 (Fremont GC)

Lowest Score, Any Round: 66 (6-under), John Sajevic, Fremont, 2018 (ArborLinks); 67 (5-under), Dave Pfaltzgraff, Omaha, 2004 (Ironwood G & CC); 67 (4-under), Steve Samuelson, Fremont, 2013 (Fremont GC); 68 (4-under), Mike Krumland, Columbus, 2006 (Platteview CC); Krumland, 2014 (Elks CC); John Sajevic, Fremont, 2016 (Oakland GC); 68 (3-under), Knox Jones, Lincoln, 2011 (Woodland Hills GC)

Most Strokes Under Par, Any Round: 6-under (66), John Sajevic, Fremont, 2018 (ArborLinks); 5-under (67), Dave Pfaltzgraff, Omaha, 2004 (Ironwood G & CC)

Lowest Score, First Round: 68 (3-under), Knox Jones, Lincoln, 2011 (Woodland Hills GC)

Lowest Score, Final Round: 66 (6-under), John Sajevic, Fremont, 2018 (ArborLinks); 67 (5-under), Dave Pfaltzgraff, Omaha, 2004 (Ironwood G & CC); 67 (4-under), Steve Samuelson, Fremont, 2013 (Fremont GC)

Largest Winning Margin: 9, John Sajevic, Fremont, 2018 (ArborLinks); 5, Knox Jones, Lincoln, 2011 (Woodland Hills GC)

Largest Final Round Comeback: 7, Mike Krumland, Columbus, 2006 (Platteview GC); Dave Pfaltzgraff, Omaha, 2004 (Ironwood G & CC); 5, William Lawson, Omaha, 2009 (Norfolk CC); Carl Johnson, Omaha, 2017 (The Pines CC)

Highest Score by Winner, First Round: 79 (8-over), Larry Irvine, Lincoln, 2002 (Firethorn GC)

Highest Score by Winner, Final Round: 77 (5-over), Bob Hughett, Lincoln, 1999 (Beatrice CC); Tom Olson, Omaha, 2003 (Heritage Hills GC)

Highest Winning Score: 154 (12-over), Tom Thomsen, 2000 (Fremont GC)

Most Players Under Par, 36 holes: 2, 2016 (Oakland GC)

Two Rounds Under-Par: John Sajevic, Fremont, 2016 (Oakland GC, Par 72); Jay Muller, Bennington, 2016 (Oakland GC, Par 72)

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