Nagy collects top-5 finish, Swinnerton’s strong season sustained


Saskatoon’s Josh Nagy placed fifth overall at this week’s NKU Jewell Invitational in Batavia, OH. on Monday and Tuesday.

Competing for Robert Morris University (RMU) Nagy started slow shooting 74 in round one at Elks Run Golf Club. However the two-time Saskatchewan junior men’s champion carded rounds of 69 and 68 to finish at 2-under par for the 54-hole event. He was three strokes off the lead.

The Colonials took third place in the team competition. Next up for Nagy and RMU is the Wright State Invitational on April 16 and 17 in Springboro, OH. at Heatherwoode Golf Club.

Another Bridge City product was on the course in the United States on the weekend, Caden Loeppky and the Waldorf University Warriors were in Fort Dodge, IA. on April 7 and 8 competing in the Iowa Central Spring Invite. Loeppky shot 87 and 84 to finish in 63rd place at 29-over par.

Waldorf was fifth overall in the team standings. The Warriors’ next tournament is the Luther Invitational in Decorah, IA. on April 22.

Cole Obrigewitsch of Deer Valley was in Rohnert Park, CA. for the NCAA W Regional Spring Preview alongside the California State University San Bernardino Yotes. Obrigewitsch posted rounds of 74, 76, and 75 for a consistent 9-over par, 225 at Foxtail Golf Club on April 10 and 11.

The Yotes finished eighth out of 18 teams in the event. Their next tournament is the CCAA Conference Championship from April 17 to 19 in Riverside, CA. at the Victoria Club.

Regina’s Noah Kozak was also in the field at Foxtail competing for Cal State Monterey Bay. The Royal Regina Golf Club member posted a 79, 86, and 82 for a 54-hole total of 247. Kozak was 112th.

The Otters placed 12th out of 21 schools. Next up for Kozak is the CCAA Championship as well on April 17 to 19.

Coming off his first collegiate win, Alex Swinnerton of Saskatoon and fellow Waskesiu Golf Course member Guillermo Salazar were in Urbana, OH. on April 8 and 9 for the ODU Bil Blazer Memorial at the Urbana Country Club competing for Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP).

Swinnerton shot 71 and 74 to tie for sixth place at 145. Salazar carded rounds of 75 and 74, the Calgary product tied for 22nd at 149.

The Crimson Hawks team was fourth out of 14 squads. Their next event is IUP’s home tournament at Cecil C. Spadafora IUP Invitational on April 17 and 18 at the Indiana Country Club.

Golf Saskatchewan will have regional results next week.