COTTAM TAKES TITLE IN EXTRA HOLES
Omaha - Hebron's Jay Cottam won The 50th Nebraska Match Play Championship at Shadow Ridge Country Club on Friday. Cottam, a UNK golfer, defeated a former Husker golfer Justin Jennings in the first final to go to extra holes since 1980, when Omaha's Tom Olson defeated Lincoln's Mike Hughett in 39 holes. Cottam hit his approach close on No. 1 and was conceded birdie to win in 37 holes. Visit the Scoring tab for the final bracket, and to the image to the left for the Video Recap.