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3 - Knispel/Nietfeldt Win Four-Ball in Dramatic Fashion
The 18th Nebraska Four-Ball Champions Ryan Nietfeldt of Elkhorn and Ryan Knispel of Omaha.
It was a wide open final round race and an incredible finish capped the 18th Nebraska Four-Ball Championship at The Players Club in Omaha, with Ryan Nietfeldt of Elkhorn and Ryan Knispel of Omaha capturing the title. Nietfeldt holed an impossible flop shot for an eagle-3 on the par-5 18th hole on the first playoff hole to clinch the title over Gretna's Brian Csipkes and Omaha's Bill Amundsen. Read the recap, see Nietfeldt's incredible shot and more in this month's NGA Competitions section below. Also this month, read a preview of U.S. Open Local Qualifying, which is set for May 9 at Champions Run in Omaha. It's the first stage of qualifying for the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, with 53 players competing for three spots in Sectionals. Tap the button below to read more.
4 - NGA Hires New Employee to Focus on Membership and Women's Golf
Nebraska Golf Association Manager of Membership and Women's Programs Sam Oehm
The Nebraska Golf Association has hired a new employee to focus on membership service, retention and growth, as well as women's golf, including management of the Nebraska Women's Amateur Golf Association. Sam Oehm is the new Manager of Membership and Women's Programs. Sam is finishing up at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he will graduate in August with double majors in Advertising and Public Relations and Sports Media and Communications. Sam grew up in Omaha and graduated from Omaha Burke High School in 2015. He will focus on providing excellent customer service to NGA members and member clubs and managing efforts related to women's golf, including oversight of NWAGA and its schedule of tournaments. Sam is one of four full-time staff members. Learn more about the NGA and its staff at the button below.