2017 Special Award Winners:

 

Golf Professional of the Year
Dennis Fruchtl, PGA - Riverside Golf Club, Omaha, NE

Teacher of the Year
Chad Lydiatt, PGA - Awarii Dunes Golf Club, Axtell, NE

Facility of the Year
Ashland Golf Club, Ashland, NE

Assistant Golf Professional of the Year
Karrie Van Ravenswaay, PGA - The Ridge Golf Club, Sioux Center, IA

Horton Smith
Bradley Goetsch, PGA - University of Nebraska Lincoln PGA Golf Management

Youth Player Development
Joe Wiegand, PGA - Benson Park Golf Course, Omaha, NE

Merchandiser of the Year – Private
Nathan Kalin, PGA - Fremont Golf Club, Fremont, NE

Merchandiser of the Year – Public
Matt Shaner, PGA - Golf USA - Kearney, Kearney, NE

Salesperson of the Year
Marc Cruse, PGA – Columbia, Mark Your Spot, Vern Waskom Company, Certifresh Cigar Company, OKEsports, Team Effort, Laser Link Golf, Sport Haley – Bette & Court

Bill Strausbaugh
Chris Thomson, PGA - Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, Lincoln, NE

Player Development
Chris Thomson, PGA - Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, Lincoln, NE

Patriot
Mike Antonio, PGA - Happy Hollow Club, Omaha, NE

 

OMEGA Nebraska Section Player of the Year

Ryan Vermeer, PGA, Tiburon Golf Club, Omaha, NE

 

OMEGA Nebraska Section Senior Player of the Year

Jim White, PGA MP, Lincoln, NE

 

OMEGA Nebraska Section Apprentice Player of the Year

Justin Herron - Pacific Springs Golf Course, Omaha, NE