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Awards

2018 Nebraska Section PGA Special Award Winners

Golf Professional of the Year: Nathan Kalin, PGA, Fremont Golf Club, Fremont, NE
Teacher of the Year: James Kinney, PGA, GolfTEC-Omaha, Omaha, NE
Horton Smith-Education: Scott Holly, PGA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln PGA Golf Management
Bill Strausbaugh-Club Relations: Matt Nice, PGA, The Ridge Golf Club, Sioux Center, IA
Youth Player Development: Chris Thomson, PGA, Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, Lincoln, NE
Merchandiser of the Year-Public: James Rolls, PGA, The Club at Indian Creek, Elkhorn, NE
Player Development: Carly Ulrich, PGA, Happy Hollow Club, Omaha, NE
Merchandiser of the Year-Private: Dawn Neujahr, PGA, Champions Run, Omaha, NE
Facility of the Year: Jim Ager Golf Course, Lincoln, NE
Sales Representative of the Year: Brian Winge, PGA, Callaway Golf
Assistant Professional of the Year: Connor Farrell, PGA, Happy Hollow Club, Omaha, NE
Patriot Award: Mark Baumann, PGA, Eagle Hills Golf Course, Papillion, NE

In addition to these awards the Nebraska Section PGA would also like to recognize the Players of the Year for 2018:

OMEGA Nebraska PGA Player of the Year: Ryan Vermeer, PGA, Happy Hollow Club, Omaha, NE
OMEGA Nebraska PGA Senior Player of the Year: Jim White, PGA MP, Fairways at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
OMEGA Nebraska Section Assistant Professional Player of the Year: Steve Friesen, Firethorn Golf Club, Lincoln, NE

All of the winners will be recognized at the
Nebraska Section PGA Spring Meeting to be held
Monday, March 11, 2019 at Hillcrest Country Club, Lincoln, NE.