Kluver drops semifinal match at Nebraska Match Play Championship; Schaake to face Guthmiller in championship match

June 30, 2018 GMT

Lincoln’s Jace Guthmiller and Omaha’s Alex Schaake will face-off in the 36-hole Final of the 51st Nebraska Match Play Championship at Champions Run in Omaha.

Guthmiller defeated McCook’s Noah Hofman, 1 up, in the semifinals to advance. Schaake, who holds seven Nebraska Golf Association titles, will play in his first Nebraska Match Play final, after defeating Norfolk’s Luke Kluver in an all-time match that lasted 19 holes. Kluver had defeated Lincoln’s David Easley earlier in the quarterfinals 3 & 2.