Nate Nichols Wins Red Putter Pro Championship
10 Aug 2016 at 14:31 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 4882 | News search
LtoR: Course Owner Bob Yttri, Nate Nichols, 1st. Kevin Lacey, 2nd. Matthew Kraus, 3rd. Austin Weigman, Best Single Game. (Photo by Tracy Yttri Opper)
69 players competed in the 15th annual Red Putter Pro Tournament held on Saturday, August 6th at the Red Putter Mini Golf in North Ephraim [Wisconsin]. Nate Nichols of Columbus, Indiana took home the first place trophy, the Red Jacket and $2000 cash prize with a 3 round total score of 107. Kevin Lacey, of Cincinnati, Ohio finished a close second place with 108 and there was a four-way tie for third place with Austin Weigman, John Sawyer, Matthew Kraus and Nate Gomoll all at 111. After a tie-breaker playoff that lasted 3 holes, Matthew Kraus ended up winning the 3rd place trophy.
Austin Weigman took home the trophy for Best Single Game with a score of 31. This ties the course record. » Course Facebook
Next year's tournament will be held on Saturday, August 5th, 2017. Players can now qualify for next year's tournament, by shooting under par on the course. Several have already qualified and have their names on the Red Putter Pro Board.
The next event at The Red Putter will be the Frostbite Open, held on New Year's Day. This is an open tournament with no need to qualify.
Thank you to Tracy Yttri Opper for the tournament write-up!