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Nurski captures Stroke Play title in playoff

Nurski captures Stroke Play title in playoff

July 11th, 2019 by News Tribune in Sports

ST. LOUIS — Brad Nurski captured his second Missouri Stroke Play championship Wednesday.

Nurski, from St. Joseph, made a birdie on the first playoff hole to defeat Chris Kovach and Jason Landry, both from St. Louis, at Glen Echo Country Club.

Nurski, sixth after play Tuesday, shot a 71 in the morning round Wednesday before coming back with a 64 in the afternoon for a four-round total of 11-under 273. Kobach had rounds of 66 and 68 on Wednesday, while Landry shot 71 and 67 to make it to the playoff.

Brad Carpenter of Washington finished one shot out of the playoff at 274. Christopher Ferris of St. Louis, the leader after two ro0unds, shot 74-71 on Wednesday to finish in a tie for seventh.

Gabe Trowbridge of Jefferson City continued his consistent play in the championship. After opening with a pair of 72s, Trowbridge shot two 70s on Wednesday to finish at even-par 284 and in a two-way tie for 19th with Christopher Obert of Springfield.

The tournament is hosted by the Missouri Golf Association.