Teams Announced for Nebraska Cup Matches
Matches to be Conducted Friday at Bent Tree Golf Club
OMAHA (August 6, 2020) – Both the Nebraska Golf Association and the Nebraska PGA Section are pleased to announce their lineups for the 48th Nebraska Cup Matches to be played August 7 at Bent Tree Golf Club in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
The event annually pits the state’s best amateur golfers versus the state’s top professionals in both Four-Ball and Singles matches. After a record-breaking 55-17 win by the NGA last year at Wild Horse Golf Club, the Nebraska PGA leads the series 26-21.
2020 Amateur Team Members
Non Seniors: Bill Amundsen, Bennington; Caleb Badura, Aurora; Josh Bartels, Lincoln; Glenn Bills, Grand Island; Brian Csipkes, Gretna; Jay Moore, Lincoln and Nate Vontz, Lincoln.
Seniors: Matt Haynes, Papillion; John Sajevic, Fremont; Kirby Smith, Omaha and Ed Wyatt, Lincoln.
2020 Nebraska PGA Team Members
Non Seniors: Tony Baranowski, Fremont GC; Mike Coatman, Firethorn GC; Jay Cottam, Awarii Dunes GC; Ted DiGiacomo, Golf Galaxy; Justin Herron, Oak Hills CC; Andrew Storm, Shadow Ridge CC; Nick Wanderscheid, Dakota Dunes CC and Shane Zywiec, Highlands GC.
Seniors: Jim White, Fairways at Lincoln; Jon Peterson, Tiburon GC; Tom Hearn, PGA Tour; and JD Brake, ArborLinks.
The battle for the Nebraska Cup begins with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start for the Morning Four-Ball Matches. The event concludes with Afternoon Singles Matches, expected to start around 1:30 p.m. Pairings for the afternoon session will be selected over lunch.
Additional information, including Four-Ball pairings, is available at the Nebraska Cup website at the button below.
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.