The Winners Win Another FJS Title
Frontier Conducted Saturday at York Country Club
YORK (October 17, 2020) - The Winners won a second-straight event to cap the 2020 NGA Fall Junior Series, with the Frontier at York Country Club on Saturday.
The Winners, the team of Luke Gutschewski of Elkhorn and Jason Kolbas of Lincoln, captured the team title by 13 strokes with a 139 (-1) total. Gutschewski, a senior at Mount Michael, was the only player to break par, taking the individual title with a round of 69 (-1). Kolbas, a senior at Lincoln Pius X, finished just a stroke back in second at 70 (E). The Winners took the Pioneer event at Norfolk Country Club a couple weeks ago, with teammate Christopher Atkinson of Omaha, who did not compete in the Frontier.
Papillion's Noah Miller finished third at 73 +3), while three players tied for fourth at 74 (+4), including Omaha's Connor Steichen, North Platte's Kasch Morrison and Kearney's Cole Feddersen.
Gretna's Beau Petersen shot the only 75 (+5) to take seventh, while five players tied for eighth to round out the top 10. Omaha's Tommy Kelley, Omaha's Rex Soulliere, Lincoln's Kody Sander, Lincoln's Caden Kearns and Fremont's Brady Davis all posted rounds of 76 (+6) to earn a medal.
Who's Your Caddie finished second in the team race, with Steichen carding his 74 (+4) and Omaha's Porter Topp posting a 78 (+8). Jacob Goertz of Omaha was the third team member, and shot a round of 81 (+11).
Back to the Kuchar, the leader in the team point standings entering the final event, finished in a tie for third at 154 (+14) with two other teams. Kelley led the team with his 76 (+6), while Lincoln's Thomas Bryson shot 78 (+8) and Elkhorn's Trevor Gutschewski finished with a 80 (+10).
The FJS All-Star Team and Team Champions will be announced on Monday. Full results and more are available at the FJS website below.
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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.