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Westrich on Winning MO Am

(Hollister) Farmington grad Nick Westrich won the Missouri Amateur golf championship this weekend and it wasn’t particularly close. Westrich beat Maxwell Kreikemeier of Chesterfield 5 and 4 in the 36 hole match play championship on Sunday. Nick takes us through his week…

The first two rounds were stroke play leading into match play, where Nick was seeded fifth. He had to survive a playoff 19th hole to get to the quarterfinals, where he faced three time champion Brad Nurski. Nick took him out 4 and 3…

This was the only tournament Nick has played in this summer. In fact it was the first tourney since Westrich finished as the runner up in the MIAA fall tournament. His redshirt sophomore season at Central Missouri in Warrensburg was wiped out because of the coronavirus…

In Saturday’s semifinal, Westrich took down Logan Smith 2 and 1. Westrich says he stayed safe on a difficult course…

The Missouri Amateur Championship at the Ozarks National Golf Course in Hollister. The victory gives Westrich an automatic qualifying spot for life and will improve his world amateur ranking. Westrich says he hadn’t entered any more tournaments this summer, but now he might be looking for some. In order to play though, he’ll need time off from his summer job working at the Jack Nicolaus designed course at Porto Cima.

Full interview with Nick Westrich

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