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Rackley and Kowalski Capture National Skills Challenge --
Place 2nd in National Collegiate Golf Championship Tournament
NC State PGA Golf Management students, Josh Rackley and Alex Kowalski, finished in second place at the 2010 National Collegiate Golf Championship (NCGC) in Las Vegas November 12-14. Rackley and Kowalski were one of two teams posting a score below par (-1, 71). The Wolfpack PGM students captured the National Skills Challenge overall championship with Rackley additionally picking up honors as the overall Skills Challenge Champion for all division competitors. Read more.
Aaron Briones and Ryan Carter from Sonoma State University captured the Student Division and overall tournament championship titles posting a tournament low 3-under par score of 69. Will Holmes and Keoho Ishimine from Arizona State University rounded out the NCGC Top 3 in the Student Division carding an even par score of 72.
The National Collegiate Golf Championship is a 2-person scramble event for recreational golfers, which allowa golfers to compete for their university. Winning teams from Local Qualifiers advance to the National Collegiate Golf Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Championship has three divisions: Student, Faculty/Staff and Alumni/Community. This amateur golf event is focused on university recreational golfers and consists of 50-80 local qualifying tournaments held across the United States in the spring, summer and fall. Local Qualifying winners advance to the official National Collegiate Golf Championship held each year in Las Vegas. The CGA and NIRSA promote and market the event to over 750 colleges and universities making this the premier recreational college golf event. LQ Host schools receive a prize package valued at over $500 and over $50 per player. This year's event was the 9th annual National Collegiate Golf Championship.