Archives: Aug '18

Loar, Fryatt, France, Braaten Qualify for U.S. Mid Ams

More and more, the men and women are playing the same courses on the same days for important events and that was the case at Red Rock Country Club for qualifiers for the U.S. Mid-Amateurs. Nicholas Loar, from Rockwell, Texas, fired a 3-under-par 69 to lead three men’s qualifiers and Ed Fryatt and Marc France…

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August 22, 2018

Ebalo, Myers, Abbott, Berton, Reese, Sabati Win Arroyo Titles

Kenny Ebalo birdied all four par 5s en route to winning the Championship Division in the SNGA Tour’s stop at Arroyo Golf Club on Aug. 17, 2018. Ebalo wound up with a one-under-par 71 total. Samuel Myers (Senior) and Frank Abbott (Silver) also won gross crowns while net titles went to Jason Berton (Championship), Rex…

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August 18, 2018

Cascata Amateur Champs: Barzekoff, Turk, Abbott, Zyla, Carlin, Little

Cameron Barzekoff put together rounds of 73-73—146 and beat Josh Wescott (71-75—146) in a playoff to win the Championship Division of the 2018 Cascata Amateur Championship. The tournament was held Aug. 11-12, 2018, at Cascata. John Turk (Senior) and Frank Abbott (Silver) also won gross division titles. Steve Zyla (net), Patrick Carlin (Senior) and Loren…

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August 13, 2018

Remaining on the Course Is Main Goal for Veteran

For SNGA member Jim Rice, the drive is on to get back into the sport he enjoys: Golf. This 44-year-old disabled veteran is now confined to a wheelchair and thought his days of playing golf might be over. Now, thanks to finding out about Heroes in the Rough, he’s back on the golf course. —…

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August 7, 2018

Johnson Brings Home State Mid-Am Title for SNGA

Daren Johnson, the 2017 Nevada State Amateur champion, defeated two former Nevada State Mid-Amateur champions to win that tournament, organized by the Nevada State Golf Association, for the first time. Johnson used a hot finish to put away Edward Fryatt and Kenny Ebalo to win by four strokes.  “I had a five-shot lead after the…

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August 6, 2018

South Hosts Nevada State Net Am – Godfrey Wins

It was a big three days at the historic Las Vegas National Golf Club as both the Nevada State Net Amateur and Nevada State Mid-Amateur tournaments were played and organized by the Nevada State Golf Association. Michael Godfrey won the net title after a marathon golf session. Godfrey also won the 2017 Southern Nevada Championship crown…

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August 6, 2018

John Turk Qualifies For U.S. Senior Amateur In First Attempt

John Turk survived a roller coaster round, carding a one-over-par 73 at Reflection Bay, to earn a spot in the 2018 U.S. Senior Amateur. Turk will join a talented field in the prestigious U.S. Senior Amateur ,which will be held Aug. 25-30 at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore. — By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas…

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August 3, 2018
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