Taylor wins the Nebraska Junior Amateur

LINCOLN, NE (July 13, 2011) – Drew Taylor of Omaha won the 43rd Nebraska Junior Amateur Championship Wednesday at the Country Club of Lincoln. Taylor entered the final round with a 3-shot advantage over Calvin Freeman of Table Rock and maintained that lead after both golfers posted 2-under par 70’s.

Freeman caught Taylor at 3-under following a birdie on the 11th hole but Taylor quickly regained the advantage with a Freeman bogey on the par 3 12th. The lead expanded to 3 shots after bogeys by Freeman on holes 17 & 18.

The victory is Taylor’s first state championship. A recent Millard North graduate, he’ll compete for the Nebraska Wesleyan men’s golf team in the fall.

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State championship for Nebraska boys. Golfers will complete 72-holes of stroke play competition, 18 holes of golf each day to determine a state champion. The Girls' Amateur will run in conjunction with the Nebraska Junior Amateur Championship.

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