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Site

City

Deadline

July 5

Awarii Dunes

Axtell, NE

June 27

July 6

Indian Trails

Beemer, NE

June 28

July 6-7

Five Points Bank CNJA (Jackrabbit Run & Riverside)

Grand Island, NE

June 28

July 10

Tara Hills

Papillion, NE

July 2

July 10

Woodland Hills

Eagle, NE

July 2

July 11

Wildwood

Nebraska City, NE

July 3

July 11

Tiburon

Omaha, NE

July 3

July 12

North Bend CC

North Bend, NE

July 4

July 13

Willow Lakes

Bellevue, NE

July 5

July 14

Centura Hills

Cairo, NE

July 6

July 18

Wayne CC

Wayne, NE

July 10

July 18

Eagle Hills

Papillion, NE

July 10

July 19

Stone Creek

Omaha, NE

July 11

July 20

College Heights

Crete, NE

July 12

July 27

NJGT Championship @ Dakota Dunes CC

Dakota Dunes, SD

Invitation

August 7

NJGT Championship @ Field Club of Omaha

Omaha, NE

Invitation

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This year’s 18-hole division NJGT Championship will be hosted at Dakota Dunes Country Club, ranked best in the state of South Dakota by both Golf Digest and Golf Week. Designed by Arnold Palmer, the course is a diamond in the Midwest with immaculate conditions, first class dining and more. The top point winners in each division as of July 21st will earn their spot in the field for this majestic golf course. Invitation numbers will be posted on the points page of NJGT.org on July 1st. Dakota Dunes Country Club is generously offering NJGT participants and parents practice rounds this season for a significantly reduced rate of $45 per player. Practice rounds are Tuesday-Sunday and must be booked through PGA Head Professional Justin Arlt at least nine days early. To keep up to date on the current points race and learn more about the NJGT Points System visit: http://www.njgt.org/background/. Point Standings Update: http://www.njgt.org/njgt-point-standings

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The 9-hole division championship will be hosted at The Field Club of Omaha once again for 2017. The oldest country club west of the Mississippi River, historic Field Club was the site of the 1941 US Amateur Championship as well as the home course for Nebraska legend Johnny Goodman. This tree-lined course will be the perfect ending to what looks to be another great season. Golfers will earn points through July 21st which will position them for an invite to the NJGT Championship. Invitation figures will be posted on the points page of NJGT.org on July 1st. You can learn more about the points system and stay in touch with your current standing at http://www.njgt.org/background/. Point Standings Update: http://www.njgt.org/njgt-point-standings

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This year’s NJGT TEAM GOLF Championship will feature a post-season playoff. Facilities in the North Division will have a 16-team playoff at Fremont Golf Club July 26th with facilities in the South Division hosting their 16-team playoff field at Holmes Golf Course August 3rd. The top 15 teams in points within each division July 21st will be guaranteed a playoff spot in their division. The top two teams from each playoff site will move on to the NJGT TEAM GOLF Championship hosted at the Country Club of Lincoln.

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Date

Site

City

Deadline

July 5

Council Bluffs CC

Council Bluffs, IA

June 27

July 5

Jim Ager

Lincoln, NE

June 27

July 10

Mahoney

Lincoln, NE

July 2

July 11

Pacific Springs

Omaha, NE

July 3

July 11

Hidden Valley

Lincoln, NE

July 3

July 12

Dodge Riverside

Council Bluffs, IA

July 4

July 13

Lochland CC

Hastings, NE

July 5

July 18

Shoreline Rescheduled from June 14th

Carter Lake, IA

June 5

July 19

Crooked Creek

Lincoln, NE

July 11

July 19

Tara Hills

Bellevue, NE

July 11

July 20

Two Rivers

North Sioux City, SD

July 12

July 26

North Division Playoffs

Fremont GC

Qualify

August 3

South Division Playoffs

Holmes GC - Lincoln

Qualify

August 11

NJGT TEAM GOLF Championship

Country Club of Lincoln Qualify

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NEBRASKA JUNIOR AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP conducted by the Nebraska Golf Association July 12-14, 2017 Indian Trails Golf Course, Beemer Registration on NebGolf.org

NEBRASKA GIRLS' AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP conducted by the Nebraska Golf Association July 12-13, 2017 Indian Trails Golf Club, Beemer Registration on NebGolf.org

LITTLE JUNIOR AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP (6-11) conducted by the Nebraska Golf Association July 13-24, 2017 Site: Sunset Valley Country Club, Omaha Age Divisions 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 Registration on NebGolf.org

LITTLE JUNIOR AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP (6-11) conducted by the Nebraska Golf Association July 23-24, 2017 Site: Sunset Valley Country Club, Omaha Age Divisions 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 Registration on NebGolf.org

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I am Sonya Freese, currently the Head Golf Professional at Firethorn Golf Club. I have been part of the Firethorn staff for 15 years. Here at Firethorn we have a June and July Junior Golf Camp, (3) NJGT Team Golf teams named the “Fireballs�, weekly Junior League and Pee Wee golf. In 2016, we recently opened the Resort facility here at Firethorn. The Resort Short course is an excellent place for our juniors to practice and play. Firethorn recently hosted our 1st Annual NJGT golf event at the Short Course that was a huge success. We also have a Parent/Child tournament after each of our camps that are very popular. This is a great way for the kids to show off their talents with their families. Baseball golf, snag golf, and miniature golf are just some of the popular games we incorporate in our camps. My favorite part about my job is being able to teach and coach these young golfers. Seeing these kids hit that first drive on the green, making those first pars and birdies & sinking those putts is so special for me to see. These kids are the very reason I became a PGA Golf Professional and I am so honored to be part of the Junior Golf programs here at Firethorn. - Sonya Freese, PGA

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TERRY HEXUM NJGT Market: Omaha Hometown: Cameron, WI Current Home Course: Sunset Valley GC Employment: Retired, Professor Emeritus, U. Neb. Med. Ctr. Years with NJGT: Six Favorite Golf Course: Benson Park Favorite Golf Club in the Bag: 3 fairway metal Favorite Pro Golfer: Palmer Events Working: Tregaron, Eagle Run, Tara Hills Hobbies: Golf, gardening, classic cars, fishing, travel Favorite Sports Teams: Jayhawks, Badgers, Packers Highlight of Golf Career: Lipped out double-eagle, J. Goodman hole #8

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Snapshots of the Kearney Premier Event 2017

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Snapshots of the Wildhorse 2017

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Snapshots of the Table Creek Premier Event

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Snapshots of the Cozad 2017

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Snapshots of the Quail Run 2017

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Snapshots of the Tregaron 2017

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Nebraska Junior Golf Newsletter - July 1, 2017  
Nebraska Junior Golf Newsletter - July 1, 2017