It was a knock-down-drag-out finale in the 2020 Nevada State Match Play tournament held at Genoa Lakes Golf Resort on Aug. 22-25, 2020. In the end, Tyson Lund beat Kenny Ebalo in 38 holes to win the championship. It was … Read More
The 2020 Nevada State Match Play headed up North to Genoa Lakes Golf Club, a facility that has been home to many of Nevada’s most prestigious amateur tournaments. Spanish Trail Country Club member Tyson Lund outlasted SNGA president and Southern Highlands member Kenny Ebalo to win the title after a 38-hole final.
The 2019 Nevada State Match Play allowed golfers to experience one of the state’s newest and most prestigious layouts, The Summit in Las Vegas. The event featured 32 of the state’s best amateurs. Craig Erickson defeated Alex Jordan 3 & 2.
Nevada State Match Play Brings Ryder Cup Feel to Nevada Golf
There’s just something special about a match play tournament. It is one on one. Golfer vs. golfer.
Two players, looking each other in the eye and staring down each other hole after hole in hopes of winning one of the state’s most prestigious championships, the Nevada State Match Play tournament.
Some of the top golfers in Nevada history have claimed the title over years including David Nelson, also one of the top players in Northern Nevada history. Nelson has claimed the Nevada State Mid-Amateur championship in addition to competing in multiple national USGA tournaments.
Other notable champions are Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame members Brady Exber and Doug Pool in addition to UNLV golfers Zane Thomas and AJ McInerney. Also, Southern Nevada golfer Matt Edwards is a two-time champion of the tournament as is Carlos Concha, former member of the University of Nevada Wolfpack golf team.
Nevada State Match Play Champions