July 11-12, 2022
Guzinski, Johnson Take Home Low-Net Crown
The 2022 NWAGA Four-Ball wrapped up on Tuesday from Oakland Golf Club. The field consisted of 36 teams vying for a Low-Net and Low-Gross title. In the Low-Net Division, Tekamah's Bev Guzinski and Oakland's Nancy Johnson fired a Net 60 (-12) in round two to best the field. The Low-Gross title came convincing win with Kayla Barnes of Bellevue and Kylie Steel of Elkhorn clearing the field by eight strokes. The duo combined for a round two 68 (-4) to finish the tournament with a 142 (-2) total. The following teams placed in the top third of the Low-Net division.
1 - Bev Guzinski, Tekamah & Nancy Johnson, Oakland, 127 (-17)
2 - Judy Hansen & Susan Milner, Grand Island, 127 (-17)
3 - Eva Hurt, Lincoln & Jackie Warrick, Blair, 128 (-16)
4 - Julie Odenreider, Bennington & Chris Seberger, Grand Island, 130 (-14)
T5 - Jeanine McKeone, Omaha & Sarah Nordlund, Nickerson, 131 (-13)
T5 - Juanita Nielsen & Theresa Yung, Holdrege, 131 (-13)
T5 - Lois Janssen, Ayr & Sherri Lynn, Juniata, 131 (-13)
8 - Bettie Butts, Lincoln & Kathy Garrelts, Kearney, 134 (-10)
T9 - Sandi Genrich & Jan Semin, Lincoln, 135 (-9)
T9 - Emily Flynn, Elkhorn & Kathy Hickey, Omaha, 135 (-9)
T9 - Pam Draemel, Elkhorn & Shelly Miratsky, Bellevue, 135 (-9)
T9 - McKenzie Haase, Omaha & Hannah Hunke, Snyder, 135 (-9)
T9 - Kathy Dubas, Osceola & Janis Sculley, Grand Island, 135 (-9)
Thank you to all who competed and a special thanks to Oakland Golf Club and their staff including - Andrew Smeal, PGA, Jeff Parcel, Course Superintendent and NWAGA Representative, Nancy Johnson!
Entry Deadline: 5 pm CDT on July 7, 2022
Entrant must be a member of NWAGA or a female member of Nebraska Junior Golf. Entrant must also be a resident of Nebraska (see below) with an up-to-date USGA Handicap Index® issued by a “member club” of the Nebraska Golf Association. All players must conform to the Rules of Amateur Status as approved by the United States Golf Association and The R&A.
An individual is considered a resident of Nebraska if they: a) maintain either a primary or a secondary residence in Nebraska, or b) are an active duty member of the United States Military stationed in Nebraska, or c) are a student physically attending college in Nebraska within a time period four-months prior to the event, or d) are a graduate of a Nebraska high school attending an out-of-state college. If these criteria are in question, the NWAGA Tournament Committee shall render any final decision.
Limited to 54 sides (108 players).
ENTRIES: FORM, FEE, CLOSING DATE
All sides must file an online entry application. Entry fee of $240 must be paid by every side. Entry fee will be refunded regardless of reason if NWAGA is notified (402-505-4653, ext. 103 or via e-mail at email@example.com) before the close of entries. After the close of entries, fee will be refunded in the event of medical condition, if requested before the first day of competition. No refund for any reason after that day. A $30 service charge will be deducted from all refunds. Entry includes 36-holes of competition; cart; use of the practice facility; prizes; player dinner and awards luncheon.
Entries open at 8:00 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Entries must be received by NWAGA no later than 5:00 p.m. CDT on Thursday, July 7, 2022. If the competition receives more than the maximum number of entries by 12:00 p.m. CDT on June 1, a drawing will be used to determine the field and wait list order. If the tournament does not receive more than the maximum number of entries by 12:00 p.m. CDT on June 1, the field will be determined by order of entry. Entries may be accepted after the deadline, if field is not full, at the discretion of NWAGA. Partner substitutions may be made prior to competition.
MAXIMUM HANDICAP INDEX
Based on July 7 Handicap Revision. Maximum Individual Handicap Index is 40.4.
The tournament will consist of 36-holes of Four-Ball stroke play (both gross and net). In Four-Ball, two players compete together as a side, with each playing their own ball. The side’s score for a hole is the lower score of the two.
The Four-Ball tournament is not Flighted. Teams will compete for Low-Net and Low-Gross awards.
Based on July 7 Handicap Revision. An individual’s Playing Handicap is 85% of their Course Handicap. Maximum Individual Handicap Index is 40.4.
A side’s combined Handicap Index will determine round one shotgun starting position with the lowest combined Handicap Indexes starting on hole 1. For the final round of competition, sides will be grouped by round one net score with the leading sides starting on hole 1.
Caddies are prohibited.
PERSONAL APPEARANCE & FOOTWEAR
Players must be neat in appearance with respect to clothing and personal grooming. Traditional spikes are prohibited. Model Local Rule G-7.
Any first place ties for overall gross, overall net and net flights will be determined by a scorecard play-off using the following method as recommended by the USGA.
Scorecard Play-Off Procedure:
The winner will be based on the best score for the last round. If the tying sides have the same score for the last round or if the competition consists of a single round, the winner will be determined based on the score for holes 10-18, holes 13-18, holes 16-18 and finally the 18th hole. If there is still a tie, then the last six holes, three holes and final hole of the first nine holes will be considered in turn. If the round is less than 18 holes, the number of holes used in matching scores may be adjusted. For net competition, handicaps will be applied the same as they were for the competition.
NWAGA will post scores for handicap purposes.
Practice rounds are available at a time convenient to Oakland Golf Club. Please call 402-685-5339 to schedule your practice round. The rate is $30.00 and includes cart rental.
Monday, July 11
10:00 A.M. - Registration & Practice Areas Open
11:00 A.M. - Round One Shotgun Start
Tuesday July 12
8:00 A.M. - Practice Areas Open
9:00 A.M. - Round Two Shotgun Start
Following Golf - Awards Luncheon
Horizon Inn & Suites (402) 372-1959
301 Plaza Drive
West Point, NE 68788
One player per group is required to enter scores for the group using the Golf Genius TM mobile app. Golf Genius TM app instructions will be included in the player memorandum.
Net: Overall Low Net: Pewter cup awards; Merchandise: Top third. Gross: Overall Low Gross: Trophy plates.
Player Memorandum - 2022 NWAGA Four-Ball Memo
Pace of Play Information
2022 NWAGA Local Rules and Terms of the Competition
2022 NWAGA Pace of Play Policy
Notice to Players - Oakland Golf Club 2022 (Draft)
Sam Oehm, NGA Manager of Membership and Women’s Programs
firstname.lastname@example.org; (402) 505-4653, x103
Oakland Golf Club
Director of Golf - Andrew Smeal, PGA
Superintendent - Jeff Parcel
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