Newest PGA Tour winner Nate Lashley moved up 252 spots in the Official World Golf Ranking update on Monday, from 353rd to 101st, after the Scottsbluff native and Mitchell High graduate’s six-stroke victory Sunday in the new Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.
In other PGA Tour news Monday, Omaha’s Scott Gutschewski shot 65 to miss by one stroke a playoff for the last two of four qualifying spots for this week’s 3M Open in Blaine, Minnesota.
The Nebraska 100: Our greatest athletes
The Nebraska 100, originally selected in 2005 and then updated and re-ranked in 2015, came from a pool of nearly 500 names from the ranks of high school, college, amateur and professional sports from the past 140 years. Assistance came from a panel of veteran sports observers from across the state, with the newspaper's sports staff determining the final rankings.