Nebraska Golfer February 2019

1 - 2019 NGA Championship Sneak Peek

The Country Club of Lincoln, No. 13

Entries for the NGA's 2019 Championships will open in March. The 2019 schedule features competitions for all golfers, headlined by the NGA's premier championship, the 111th Nebraska Amateur Championship at The Country Club of Lincoln, July 8-11. The schedule includes opportunities for juniors, seniors and golfers of all ages and skill levels to compete. Also, through a partnership with the Nebraska Women's Amateur Golf Association, the NGA again will co-present the state's women's championships. The Nebraska Women's Amateur Championship is June 26-28 at York Country Club and the Nebraska Women's Match Play Championship is July 15-17 at Fremont Golf Club. Tap the button below to see the full schedule with more details on each championship.

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2 - Youth on Course Coming to Nebraska

The Nebraska Golf Association is proud to announce the transition of its FORE! junior access program into Youth on Course. Though the FORE! brand will go away, the principles and benefits of junior access will remain with the new program. Youth on Course is a similar junior access program that began in Northern California and has spread to nearly 30 regions in the United States over the past few years. The new program will bring improvements for both junior golfers and our participating facilities. Youth on Course members in Nebraska will now be able to play year-round for $5 or less, and can also take their cards to any YOC region. Check out the YOC website below for more on the program, and stay tuned for more information on how to sign up for your 2019 membership this spring.

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3 - Nebraska on Tour

Nebraska on Tour keeps you updated on the progress of Nebraskans on the PGA Tour and Web.com Tour, as well as other Nebraskans trying to make their way in the professional ranks. For more frequent updates, follow @NGATracker on Twitter. Currently, there are two Nebraskans with PGA Tour Membership for the 2018-19 season. Nate Lashley, formerly of Scottsbluff, dealt with an injury last year after breaking onto the PGA Tour for the first time. He's back with another chance this year though, and is already proving himself. Brady Schnell, a Millard West product and former Husker, grabbed his PGA Tour Card last year with a stellar season on the Web.com Tour that included a win. On the Web.com Tour, Elkhorn's Scott Gutschewski is back after foot surgery limited him to just one event in 2018. Tap the button below to read more on their seasons-to-date and what lies ahead.

4 - Golf's New Rules

Golf's New Rules have been causing all sorts of conversation after just over a month of being in effect. Flagsticks, dropping, caddies and some wild occurrences have fueled debates and caused some controversy. We took a look at some of these instances to try to clear up some misconceptions and keep you informed. Tap the button below to read more.

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