Teams Set for 49th Nebraska Cup Matches

Teams Set for 49th Nebraska Cup Matches

Matches to be Conducted Friday at Lochland Country Club

OMAHA (July 15, 2020) – The Nebraska Golf Association and the Nebraska PGA Section are pleased to announce their lineups for the 49th Nebraska Cup Matches to be played July 16 at Lochland Country Club in Hastings.

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 46.5-25.5 win by the PGA last year at Bent Tree Golf Club, the Nebraska PGA extended their lead in the series 27-21.

2021 Amateur Team Members
Non Seniors: Bill Amundsen, Bennington; Caleb Badura, Aurora; David Easley, Lincoln; Calvin Freeman, Table Rock; Jay Moore, Lincoln; Johnny Spellerberg, Bennington; Scott Tridle, Lincoln; Charlie Zielinski, Omaha.

Seniors: John Sajevic, Fremont; Kirby Smith, Omaha; Gregg Vonnahme, Omaha; Ed Wyatt, Lincoln.

2021 Nebraska PGA Team Members
Non Seniors: Ryan Vermeer, Happy Hallow Club; Judd Cornell, The Players Club; Jay Cottam, Awarii Dunes GC; Steve Friesen, Firethorn GC; Kyle Schellpeper, Wayne CC; Andrew Storm, Shadow Ridge CC; Nick Wanderscheid, Morningside University and Shane Zywiec, Highlands GC.

Seniors: Jim White, Fairways at Lincoln; Jon Petersen, Tiburon GC; Tom Hearn, PGA Tour; Ted DiGiacomo, Golf Galaxy.

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 2:30 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.

Nebraska Cup Matches

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.

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