NWAGA Pinehurst Tournament

May 16-17, 2022
North Bend Golf Club

Grandfield, Palu Win Overall Low-Net Crown

Barb Grandfield, Elkhorn and Eunice Palu, Crofton fired a round one 62 (-8) to lead the way going into the final round at North Bend Golf Course. Due to severe weather and lightning suspending round two, that was all Grandfield and Palu needed to secure the overall Low-Net title in the first NWAGA event of 2022. Shelly Liddick, Bellevue and Allison Temple, Norfolk caught fire after starting 2-over thru 3. The duo rattled off five birdies over their next 10-holes to finish at 67 (-3) and win the overall Low-Gross division. The following teams won their respective flights -

1st Flight - Pat Ourada, Axtell & Kim Oerter, Kearney, 63 (-7).
2nd Flight - Judy Hansen & Beckie Stec, Grand Island, 65 (-5).
3rd Flight - Michelle Berlin & Jeanine McKeone, Omaha, 67 (-3).
4th Flight - Barb Grandfield, Elkhorn & Eunice Palu, Crofton, 62 (-8).
5th Flight - Annabet Foster, Grand Island & Micki Fowler, Hastings, 65 (-5).

A special thanks to Tyler Kingston, PGA, and Dan Fabian, Course Superintendent, along with their staff for the wonderful hospitality throughout the event. The golf course was in great condition!

Enter This Tournament Online

Entry Deadline: 5:00 p.m. CDT on May 9, 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).

All sides must file an online entry application. Entry fee of $260 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 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; prizes; player meal and awards luncheon.

Entries open at 8:00 a.m. CDT on Frdiay, April 1, 2022. Entries must be received by NWAGA no later than 5:00 p.m. CDT on Monday, May 9, 2022. If the competition receives more than the maximum number of entries by 12:00 p.m. CDT on April 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 April 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.

The maximum handicap index permitted for this event is 40.4. Golfers whose handicap index exceeds 40.4 will be reduced to the 40.4 maximum.



The tournament will consist of 36-holes of Pinehurst stroke play (both gross and net). In Pinehurst, two players play as partners, each partner plays from the teeing ground and plays the partners ball for the second shot. After the second shot, partners select the ball with which they wish to score and play that ball alternately to complete the hole.

Flights will be created in advance based on Team Handicap (combination of Handicap Indexes). 

Based on May 9 Handicap Revision. 60% of the lower player’s Course Handicap and 40% of the higher player’s Course Handicap determine a side’s Playing Handicap.

A side’s combined Handicap Index will determine round one shotgun starting position with the lowest combined Handicap Indexes starting on hole 1. Flights will be created in advance based on Team Handicap (combination of Handicap Indexes).

Caddies will not be permitted in this event.

Players must be neat in appearance with respect to clothing and personal grooming. Traditional spikes are prohibited. Model Local Rule G-7.

A USGA scorecard playoff will determine any ties for 1st Place.

Scores from this event are not eligible for posting purposes.

Practice Rounds
Practice rounds are available at a time convenient to North Bend Golf Club. Please call (402) 652-3666 to schedule your practice round. The rate Monday - Thursday is $33.00 and includes cart. The weekend rate Friday - Sunday is $41.00 and includes cart.

Monday, May 16
10:00 A.M. - Registration & Practice Areas Open
11:00 A.M. - Round One Shotgun Start
Grab & Go Lunch Available During or Prior to Golf

Tuesday, May 17
8:00 A.M. - Practice Areas Open
9:00 A.M. - Round Two Shotgun Start
Following Golf - Player Awards Luncheon

Cobblestone Inn & Suites - Schuyler
2218 Colfax Street, Schuyler, NE 68661
(402) 352-9968 - Please reference Nebraska Women's Golf Association when booking.

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; Flight Winners: Bag tag awards; Merchandise: Top third in each flight. Gross: Overall Low Gross: Trophy plates.

Player Memorandum
Player Memorandum - 2022 Pinehurst Memo

Rules Documents
2022 NWAGA Local Rules and Terms of the Competition
2022 NWAGA Pace of Play Policy
Notice to Players - North Bend Golf Club 2022 (Draft)

Sam Oehm, NGA Manager of Membership and Women’s Programs; (402) 505-4653, x103

North Bend Golf Club

400 Cottonwood Street
North Bend, NE 68649
Golf Shop Phone - (402) 652-3666
Website -

Club Manager - Pete Balerud

Golf Professional - Tyler Kingston

Superintendent - Dan Pabian

Red Tees (4,897 Par 70, 68.1/109)

Course Yardage

1 5 423
2 3 96
3 4 184
4 5 492
5 3 150
6 4 286
7 4 295
8 3 124
9 4 249
Out 35 2,299
10 4 270
11 4 317
12 3 152
13 5 419
14 4 375
15 4 271
16 4 341
17 4 329
18 3 124
In 35 2,598
Total 70 4,897
Year Champions Hometowns Site




Allison Temple & Shelly Liddick

Felicia Hutnick & Katie Mendlick


Omaha, Bellevue


North Bend Golf Club

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2019 Jackie Warrick & Shirly Rochelle Blair, Elkhorn Field Club of Omaha
2018 Bev McKillip & Bev Guzinski Norfolk, Tekemah Meadowlark Hills Golf Course

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