Haymakers, Swedes & Minutemen Battle At Lexington Links Invite
Doing their best to circle the course the best were the Haymakers, Swedes and host Minutemen during the Lexington Links Invitational held at Lakeside Country Club on Tuesday.
The Gothenburg golfers collectively were fifth place in the team standings with a score of 355. North Platte scored a collective score of 325 to win the team crown. Cozad was just four strokes back of the Swedes in sixth place with a score of 359. On their home turf, Lexington gained valuable experience in scoring a total of 420.
North Platte’s Kort Steele was the gold medalist with a score of 73 for his 18-hole performance.
Leading the way for the TRIBUNE-Area linksters was eighth place medalist Dillon Geiser of Cozad. Geiser had a stellar day in scoring an 18-hole total of 83.
Close behind was fellow Haymaker linkster Adam Cole in ninth place overall with a scorecard of 84.
Swede linkster Grant Sell circled the course and turned in a carded score of 85 to finish 12th overall.
John Kozeal had a notable round, with a score of 87 in 15th place overall for Gothenburg.
Senior Collin Hahn played quite well for the Swedes by scoring an 89 in 17th place overall, scoring valuable team points for Gothenburg.
Cozad’s Dillon Kolbo and Jackie Vu of Lexington just missed on being inside the top 25 with scores of 92 and 94, respectively.
North Platte 325; Northwest 333; McCook 354; Holdrege 354; Gothenburg 355; Cozad 359; Grand Island 368; Ogallala 372; Minden 376; Broken Bow 392; Kearney 407; Lexington 420.
Individual top Ten scores
1. Kort Steele ...............NP 73
2. Marcus Eriksen .........NW 78
3. Adam Mason..............NW 78
4. Kade Gray.................MC 78
5. Brennan Williams.......HO 82
6. Spencer Goodman.....GI 83
7. Seth Negley..............NP 83
8. Dillon Geiser.............CZ 83
9. Adam Cole...............CZ 84
10. Jake Kuehn............MIN 84
Dillon Geiser 83, Adam Cole 84, Dillon Kolbo 92, Luke Breon 100, Ethan Breon 118.
Grant Sell 85; John Kozeal 87; Collin Hahn 89, Nathan Belanger 94, Nathan Jobman 102.
Jackie Vu 94, Will Luther 106, Justin Winter 109, Eli Young 111, Eliazar Ochoa 145.