Golf programs set to move home course to Highlands

Golf programs set to move home course to Highlands

SEWARD, Neb. – Director of Athletics Devin Smith and third-year head golf coach Brett Muller are excited to announce that the Concordia University golf programs have found a new home. Beginning this spring, Highlands Golf Course in Lincoln will serve as the home course for both the men’s and women’s Bulldog golf teams.

Highlands, located on 5501 NW 12th Street – about a 25-minute drive from the Concordia campus, provides many advantages. The course includes a complete 18 holes and offers an impressive practice facility. The new home will also allow Concordia to be part of the rotation to host future GPAC qualifier meets.

“This venue change assists us with fostering a first class student-athlete experience for our Bulldog golf teams,” Smith said. “It also positions our programs for future competitive greatness.”

Added Muller, “Our program is extremely excited about this development and thankful for the partnership with Highlands Golf Course. This move takes our program to another level and gives us a top-notch course for practice. We’re also very excited to now be part of the GPAC qualifier rotation and for the opportunity to host meets. In addition, I’m confident that the use of Highlands will be a boost to recruiting.”

Concordia has previously used Seward Country Club, a nine-hole course, for practice purposes. Seward Country Club also played host to portions of the Blue River Invite in past seasons.

More details on Highlands Golf Course (via http://highlandsgolfcourse.net/)
Highlands Golf Course in Lincoln, Nebraska, is an 18-hole, championship, public golf course designed in 1993 by Jeff Brauer. The course has matured beautifully and offers sweeping, rolling terrain that makes the course a pleasure to play. Varying wind conditions can offer a great challenge to the golfers.

The course stretches out to over 7,000 yards from the gold markers with a total of four different tees to choose from (White; 5,280 yrds, Blue; 6,022 yrds, Black; 6,523 yrds). The links style course is designed to offer a fair but challenging test for all playing abilities. The course is always in good playing condition. Highlands also has one of the best practice facilities in the Midwest and a pro shop that is well stocked with name brand golf equipment and apparel.

7 February 2014