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The tournament for all levels of public-course golfers returns, with entry period set for Memorial Day weekend
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Notes: City takes management of Steve Hogan course
Steve Hogan Golf Course, the nine-hole par-3 layout at Miller Park, is again city-run.
Tournament dates needed for listing
For tournaments, scrambles, fundraisers and other golf events (those open to the public only) to be listed in the 2014 schedule that will appear in the April 19 Midlands Golf preview section, they need to be submitted to The World-Herald by April 15.
EWGA chapter to hold kickoff meeting
The Omaha chapter of the Executive Women’s Golf Association is holding a 2014 kickoff reception from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Anthony’s, 72nd and F Streets.
Nebraska Golf Show starts Saturday
The Nebraska Golf Show will be open at CenturyLink Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Golf notes: Youth programs get Senior Open funds; more
Youth golf in Nebraska and other Omaha youth charities are receiving more than $200,000 in contributions from last year's U.S. Senior Open at Omaha Country Club.
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Cox Classic won't return to Omaha in 2014
There will not be an Omaha stop on the 2014 Tour pro golf circuit as the PGA Tour works on a 2015 event.
Former NWAGA executive Lou Feuerstein dies at 83
Loean “Lou” Feuerstein, a past president and former executive secretary of the Nebraska Women’s Amateur Golf Association, died Wednesday at her home. She was 83.
Notes: Cox Classic tournament board now dormant
Christmas Eve is here and there's no sign of a 2014 Tour schedule to see whether Omaha remains on the PGA Tour's feeder circuit.
Hole in one: Makenzie Fuss
The Omaha Marian sophomore made her first ace at the Class A state tournament, where she finished eighth. She was third at the Metro tournament and sixth in the Class A-2 district.
Double eagle: Andrew Fereday
Fereday and his son Henry watched the President's Cup together last weekend, so he and wife AnnMarie decided to take the youngster out on the links for one last outing.
Women proving to be good-luck charm for aces
Karen Leahy and Rela Parks have become very popular golf partners. Both sank their first holes in one in August and then were witnesses for the third ace of Leahy's husband, Terry, on Labor Day.
Hole-in-one: Roy McAllister
Roy McAllister picked up an ace at La Vista Falls Golf Course.
Nebraska beats Iowa, Kansas in Directors Cup
Ryan Nietfeldt of Omaha and David Clouse of Friend each garnered 8½ points out of a possible nine to lead Nebraska to victory Tuesday in the seventh Directors Cup matches at Wild Horse Golf Club against Iowa and Kansas teams.
Car dealer's big drive leads to his first ace
Eric Backer's tee shot went from good to great to phenomenal. First, his ball stayed low and level as he aimed for the green 309 yards away on the par-4 17th hole during a scramble at the Players Club at Deer Creek.
Arizonan beats Hurley by three at Nebraska Open
Ryan Dillon of New River, Ariz., was 4 under par on his last nine holes Sunday to win the Wells Fargo Nebraska Open golf tournament by three strokes over John Hurley, formerly of O'Neill, Neb.
Hole in one: Sue Palmer
Sue Palmer of Ashland, Neb. scored her second ace.
Notes: Nebraska women take 15-shot lead into final round at home meet
Nebraska opened its Chip-N Club women’s college golf invitational Monday by shooting 4-under par in the first round at Wilderness Ridge and owns a 15-stroke lead over Central Arkansas entering Tuesday’s final round.
Nietfeldt wins second Nebraska Mid-Amateur
Ryan Nietfeldt of Omaha won his second Nebraska Mid-Amateur Championship in a playoff Sunday at Beatrice Country Club.
Double eagle thrills Millard West senior
Katelyn Strudthoff likes the quiet solitude of golf. “You don't have a bunch of people screaming at each other,” she said. “It's a very individual sport. If you don't do well, it's only because you didn't do well. It's not because other people didn't do well.”
Easley, Kelley qualify for U.S. Mid-Amateur
David Easley of Lincoln and Tom Kelley of Omaha qualified for the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship in sectional qualifying Tuesday at The Player's Club.
Primary battle between Battiato, Morrissey may be only race
UNMC appoints new dean for the college of dentistry
Jeff Corwin hopes to build connection with nature at Nebraska Science Festival
New faces vie to succeed State Sen. Amanda McGill in District 26
Film Streams to screen 2 special-interest movies this week
Annie, when that girl's hitting the bottle, look out
Blair High senior shows his love of pi by memorizing 1,381 digits
Despite ‘bag lady’ fears, women leery of investing
The Record: Commercial real estate transfers, April 21
The Record: Bankruptcies, April 21
Don’t be in a hurry to toss those tax papers
Jon Stewart might be real king of late night
'Tis soon Talk Like Shakespeare Day; hence be mirthful!
MarksJarvis: Don’t put all the pennies in the kids’ college piggy bank
11:30 a.m. Tuesday: Warren Watch chat
Can't find your pet? Social media is there to help
Tilly's racing to make 50 hats before the polo match
Metro transit recommends streetcar, rapid-transit bus line for Omaha
6-mile stretch of Highway 75 is the road not taken
Chatelain: Smiles and scowls: How to reconcile the two Bos
These days, captains let others go down with ship
After decades looking in, Republican Dan Frei seeks chance to take action
Cause of Omaha power outage along Regency Parkway unclear
Ben Sasse, Shane Osborn try to pin label of D.C. insider on each other
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