Pinnacle Bank Championship Qualifier Returns to ArborLinks This June

Golfers with Nebraska ties will have the opportunity to earn a spot in the 2018 Tour Pinnacle Bank Championship ( and compete for a share of the $600,000 purse. The 36-hole qualifier returns to ArborLinks in Nebraska City on Tuesday, June 12. Professional and amateur golfers with Nebraska ties can vie for an exemption into Nebraska’s Tour event, the 2018 Pinnacle Bank Championship, presented by Heartland Chevy Dealers and hosted at The Club at Indian Creek.

“Over one day, the 36-hole qualifier, at ArborLinks will be a spectacular test of golf for some of the great golfers from our Nebraska communities,” said Marc Hock, Pinnacle Bank president. “We’re excited to provide this opportunity for more golfers with Nebraska ties to compete for the opportunity to tee it up with some of the best players on the Tour.”

Any professional or amateur with a 4.0 handicap index or less with Nebraska ties will be eligible to compete. Current legal residents of Nebraska, Nebraska Section PGA Members and PGA Associates, students and graduates of Nebraska colleges or universities and individuals born in Nebraska and graduated from a Nebraska high school will be eligible.

“We’re excited to have the qualifier return to ArborLinks and provide Nebraska golfers with a chance to participate in our event on July 19-22. We encourage everyone to come out and watch the local golfers who qualify,” said Jessica Brabec, Pinnacle Bank Championship tournament director.

The qualifier at ArborLinks is limited to the first 60 entrants who meet all eligibility and handicap requirements. Entry deadline is Friday, June 8 at 5 p.m. Complete details are available by visiting the tournament website at or

“In the inaugural Nebraska Qualifier last year, the level of play by the talented amateur and professional golfers was evident,” said David Honnens, PGA, Nebraska Section PGA CEO. “Rylee Reinertson was a tremendous ambassador last year and two professional golfers from the Nebraska Qualifier, Ryan Vermeer, PGA and John Hurley went on to qualify via the Monday Qualifier for the Pinnacle Bank Championship.”

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