Nebraska Women’s Amateur Championship

46th Nebraska Women's Amateur Championship

The Country Club of Lincoln

August 3-5, 2020

Co-Presented by the Nebraska Golf Association and the Nebraska Women's Amateur Golf Association

Badura's Low Round Final Round Wins Women's Amateur

Aurora’s Danica Badura won her third title of the summer, capturing the 46th Nebraska Women’s Amateur Championship at The Country Club of Lincoln by two strokes with a total of 213 (-3). The University of South Dakota commit battled back from down two strokes at the beginning of the final round to shoot what could be a record round in the Nebraska Women's Amateur. Her final round score of 67 (-5) is the lowest round in the previous seven playings of the Nebraska Women’s Amateur, and could be a championship record. Visit the Scoring tab above for full results, and see the recap and champion interview below.

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Entry Deadline: 5 pm CDT on July 27

Divisions

The Championship Division will play 54-holes of stroke play competition. This division is comprised of entrants with a Handicap Index of 6.0 or less or anyone that declares Championship. All other entrants comprise the Non-Championship Division. The Non-Championship Division will play 36-holes of stoke play competition on August 4-5 with flights created prior to the first round based on Handicap Index.

 

Eligibility

Non-Championship Division
Entrant must be a member of NWAGA or a female member of Nebraska Junior Golf. Entrant must also be a resident of Nebraska (see below) with an up-to-date USGA Handicap Index® issued by a “member club” of the Nebraska Golf Association. All players must conform to the Rules of Amateur Status as approved by the United States Golf Association and The R&A.

Championship Division
Entrant must be a member of NWAGA or either a) a female member of Nebraska Junior Golf or b) a college student as defined in item c or d of the residency clause below. Entrant must also be a resident of Nebraska (see below) with an up-to-date USGA Handicap Index® issued by a “member club” of the Nebraska Golf Association. All players must conform to the Rules of Amateur Status as approved by the United States Golf Association and The R&A.

Residency: An individual is considered 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, or c) are a student physically attending college in Nebraska within a time period four-months prior to the event, or d) are a graduate of a Nebraska high school attending an out-of-state college. If these criteria are in question, the NWAGA Tournament Committee shall render any final decision.

 

Code of Conduct

The NGA and/or NWAGA 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 and/or NWAGA. 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 $155 (Championship)/$120 (Non-Championship) must be paid by every player. Entry fee will be refunded regardless of reason if the NGA or NWAGA is notified (402-505-4653, x103) before the close of entries. After the close of entries, fee will be refunded in the event of a medical condition, if requested before the first day of competition. No refund for any reason after that. A $15 service charge will be deducted from all refunds.

In addition to golf, entry fee includes cart; use of the practice facility; player luncheon on Tuesday and awards reception on Wednesday.

 

Entry Period

Online applications only. Entries open at 8 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Entries must be received no later than 5 p.m. CDT on Monday, July 27. Entries may be accepted after the deadline, if field is not full, at the discretion of NGA/NWAGA.

 

Players

Link below to access a current list of entries received by the NGA for the 46th Nebraska Women's Amateur Championship.

List of Entries

Practice Rounds
Link here for the practice round policy.

Championship Schedule
Monday, August 3
6:30 a.m. - Registration Open
6:30 a.m. - Practice Areas Open
7:30 a.m. - Round One, 18-Holes, Championship Division Only (Tee 1)

Tuesday, August 4
6:30 a.m. - Registration/Check-in Open
6:30 a.m. - Practice Areas Open
7:30 a.m. - Round Two, 18-Holes, Championship Division (Tee 1); Round One, 18-Holes, Non-Championship Division (Tee 1)
11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Player Grill Available

Wednesday, August 5
6:30 a.m. - Registration/Check-in Open
6:30 a.m. - Practice Areas Open
7:30 a.m. - Final Round, 18-Holes, Non-Championship Division (Tee 1); Final Round, 18-Holes, Championship Division (Tee 1)
11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Player Grill Available
Following Golf - Awards Ceremony

Lodging
Information on Lodging is not available for this event.

Prizes
Championship Division: Champion – custody of the traveling trophy, trophy and gold medal; Runner-Up – trophy and silver medal; Low Junior – crystal bowl; Merchandise Prizes – To be announced.
Non-Championship Division: Flight Winners – trophy; Merchandise Prizes – To be announced.

The Country Club of Lincoln

3200 South 24th Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Golf Shop Phone - (402) 423-2271
Website - ccl.cc

Director of Golf - Nick Muller
Superintendent - Ryan Krings
Ratings - Championship 75.3/136, Non-Championship 71.9/127

Course Yardage

HOLE PAR CHAMPIONSHIP NON-CHAMPIONSHIP PAR
1 4 332 270 4
2 4 281 269 4
3 4 314 305 4
4 4 347 347 4
5 3 126 110 3
6 4 334 334 4
7 4 401 401 5
8 5 485 406 5
9 4 320 314 4
Out 36 2,940 2,756 37
HOLE PAR CHAMPIONSHIP NON-CHAMPIONSHIP PAR
10 3 144 119 3
11 5 498 450 5
12 3 174 143 3
13 5 439 387 5
14 3 143 119 3
15 4 362 304 4
16 4 351 273 4
17 5 514 417 5
18 4 359 300 4
In 36 2,984 2,512 36
Total 72 5,924 5,268 73
Year Champion Hometown Site
2020 Danica Badura Aurora The Country Club of Lincoln
2019 Haley Thiele Wahoo York Country Club
2018 Jordan York Scottsbluff Beatrice Country Club
2017 Haley Thiele Wahoo Wild Horse Golf Club, Gothenburg
2016 Hannah Thiele Wahoo Eldorado Hills Golf Club, Norfolk
2015 Danielle Lemek Doniphan North Bend Golf Course
2014 Danielle Lemek Doniphan Hidden Valley Golf Club, Lincoln
2013 Kayla Knopik Papillion The Pines Country Club, Valley
2012 McKayla Anderson Fremont Kearney Country Club
2011 Kayla Knopik Papillion Beatrice Country Club
2010 JC Stevenson Grand Island Wild Horse Golf Club, Gothenburg
2009 JC Stevenson Grand Island The Country Club of Lincoln
2008 Megan Bartlett Grand Island Indianhead Golf Club, Grand Island
2007 Stephanie Kolbas Lincoln Shadow Ridge Country Club, Omaha
2006 JC Stevenson Grand Island Norfolk Country Club
2005 Stephanie Kolbas Lincoln ArborLinks, Nebraska City
2004 Susan Marchese Omaha Wayne Country Club
2003 Susan Marchese Omaha Happy Hollow Club, Omaha
2002 Sarah Sasse Lincoln Oak Hills Country Club, Omaha
2001 Sarah Sasse Lincoln Firethorn Golf Club, Lincoln
2000 Sarah Sasse Lincoln Beatrice Country Club
1999 Elizabeth Bahensky Lincoln Kearney Country Club
1998 Sarah Sasse Kearney Happy Hollow Club, Omaha
1997 Sarah Sasse Lincoln Highland Country Club, Omaha
1996 Heidi Stark Lincoln Omaha Country Club
1995 Susan Marchese Omaha Hillcrest Country Club, Lincoln
1994 Susan Marchese Omaha Platteview Golf Club, Bellevue
1993 Sue Churchich Lincoln The Pines Country Club, Valley
1992 Susan Marchese Omaha Field Club of Omaha
1991 Judy Dykes Columbus Norfolk Country Club
1990 Susan Marchese Omaha Fremont Golf Club
1989 Francee Kopecky Bellevue Elks Country Club, Columbus
1988 Francee Kopecky Bellevue Heritage Hills Golf Course, McCook
1987 Laura Gunia Alliance Beatrice Country Club
1986 Susan Marchese Omaha Norfolk Country Club
1985 Susan Marchese Omaha North Platte Country Club
1984 Susan Marchese Omaha Happy Hollow Club, Omaha
1983 Susan Marchese Omaha Highland Country Club, Omaha
1982 Susan Marchese Omaha Omaha Country Club
1981 Cathy Curry Columbus Hillcrest Country Club, Lincoln
1980 Cathy Curry Columbus Platteview Golf Club, Bellevue
1979 Nanette Circo Omaha Oak Hills Country Club, Omaha
1978 Nanette Circo Omaha The Country Club of Lincoln
1977 Cathy Curry Columbus Elks Country Club, Columbus
1976 Val Skinner North Platte Lochland Country Club, Hastings
1975 Dorothy Schwarzkopf Lincoln Riverside Golf Club, Grand Island

Championships

Most titles: 11, Susan Marchese, Omaha (1982-1986, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2003, 2004)
Other Multiple Champions:
Sarah Sasse 5
Cathy Curry 3
JC Stevenson 3
Danielle Lemek 2
Kayla Knopik (Barnes) 2
Stephanie Kolbas 2
Francee Kopecky 2
Nanette Circo 2
Haley Thiele 2

Consecutive titles: 5, Susan Marchese, Omaha (1982-1986)

Longest Span, First to Last Victory: 22 years, Susan Marchese, Omaha (1982-2004)

Longest Span Between Victories: 8 years, Susan Marchese, Omaha (1995-2003)

Sister Champions: Haley Thiele, Wahoo (2017 & 2019) and Hannah Thiele, Wahoo (2016)

Junior Champions: Val Skinner, North Platte (1976); Sarah Sasse, Lincoln (1997 & 1998); JC Stevenson, Grand Island (2006); Hannah Thiele, Wahoo (2016)

Age

Youngest winner: 15 years, Val Skinner, North Platte, 1976 (Lochland CC)

Course

Most Times Host Site:

Beatrice Country Club 4
Norfolk Country Club 3
Happy Hollow Club, Omaha 3
The Country Club of Lincoln 3*

*After hosting in 2020

Scores

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