Lincoln, NE – July 8th, 2019 – Andrew Storm of Omaha, NE, winner of the National Car Rental Nebraska Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship July 8th, 2019 at Happy Hollow Club will lead 2 Nebraska Section PGA Professionals to compete Nov. 14-17 in the 43rd National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship.
The national Championship, supported by Srixon, Cleveland Golf, XXIO and Golf Advisor and John Deere will be held at PGA Golf Club, Port St. Luce, Fla.
Storm turned in a winning total of 6-under-par 136 to capture the National Car Rental Nebraska Section Assistant PGA Professional Championship. Mike Coatman of Lincoln, NE finished 7 strokes back at 1–over-par.
The National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship brings together a field of 132 contestants representing the PGA of America’s 41 nationwide Sections and features a total purse of $150,000. All rounds will be played on the Wanamaker Course. A cut after 36 holes of play to the low 70 scorers and ties will be made.
Begun in 1977, the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship is modeled after the PGA Professional Championship, with a field of PGA Professionals and PGA Associates who advanced through 41 Section Championships conducted from May through October this year.
If eligibility is met and maintained, the champion earns a berth in the 53rd PGA Professional Championship being played April 26-29, 2020, at Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas.
National Car Rental Nebraska Section Assistant PGA Professional Results:
Qualifiers: 2 Alternates: 3
1 Andrew Storm Shadow Ridge CC 65-71–136 -6
2 Mike Coatman Firethorn GC 71-72–143 +1
ALTERNATES – IN ORDER
T3 Justin Herron Pacific Springs 71-75–146 +4
T3 Judd Cornell University of Nebraska 74-72–146 +4
5 Sarah Pravecek Wilderness Ridge 78-69–147 +5
DID NOT QUALIFY
6 Brad Bailey Champions Run 80-70–150 +8
7 Sam Jonell Miracle Hill G&T 75-77–152 +10
8 Derek Carlson Shadow Ridge CC 73-81–154 +12
9 Derek Jensen Highlands GC 86-77–163 +21
10 Austin Dell Miracle Hill G&T 82-82–164 +22
11 Austin Miller Omaha CC 81-85–166 +24
12 Brandon Wedding Happy Hollow Club 85-88–173 +31
13 Jared Frost Miracle Hill G&T 92-88–180 +38
DID NOT FINISH
WD Josh Enholm Champions Run +19
JWD Jon Robins The Pines CC
About the PGA of America
About The Nebraska Section PGA
The Nebraska Section of the PGA is one of 41 Sections that together comprise the PGA of America. The Nebraska Section PGA is a non-for-profit organization comprised of approximately 261 PGA Members and 21 PGA Associates who strive to promote the enjoyment and growth of the game of golf. The Nebraska Section PGA encompasses the entire State of Nebraska, western fifth of Iowa and a small portion of South Dakota including Dakota Dunes and Yankton. The Section office is located in Lincoln, NE and acts as a resource for local and national golf information for the golf professional and amateur players alike. Our members are often referred to as “Club Professionals”, not to be mistaken as PGA Tour Professionals. Each Nebraska Section PGA Professional serves as an expert in the ever-changing business of golf. They are the leading expert players and teachers, skilled business managers, community leaders, and superior merchandisers who have dedicated their careers to the local delivery of these services.
The Nebraska Section PGA, 610 J Street, Suite #10, Lincoln, NE 68508