The 13th annual "The Spangler" will be held at The Country Club of Lincoln in Lincoln, Neb., on Monday, Oct. 2.
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"The Spangler" Set for Oct. 2 at CCL

By NU Athletic Communications

The 13th annual "The Spangler" will be held at the Country Club of Lincoln in Lincoln, Neb., on Monday, Oct. 2.

The event, which is a four-person shamble, is a shotgun start at noon that will cost $220 per player. This entry fee includes golf, cart, range, food and drinks. The registration and range will start at 10 a.m. and the event will conclude with a 19th Hole Celebration at 5 p.m.

All teams will compete using their established handicap. The winning low gross and low net teams will be recognized with team plaques, and listed on a permanent plaque at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 29. For more information, contact Rich Spangler at

"The Spangler" is an annual event benefiting the Dick Spangler Scholarship Foundation. The Dick Spangler Golf Scholarship Award, honoring Nebraska Golf Coach Bill Spangler's late father, Dick, is presented at the end of each golf season to a sophomore or junior golfer who has made significant contributions to to the men's golf program through his attitude, effort and team spirit.

Dick Spangler earned three letters for the Nebraska golf team from 1950-52. In 1997, he was inducted into the Nebraska Golf Hall of Fame. Always a gentleman, his quick wit, enjoyable sense of humor and his dedication to the game of golf bring honor and credit to the University of Nebraska and the great game of life.

Recipients of the Dick Spangler Golf Scholarship
2016-17: Justin Jennings
2015-16: Nathan Wong
2014-15: Josh Reinertson
2013-14: Ryan Grassel

2012-13: Manuel Lavin
2011-12: Neil Dufford
2010-11: Jordan Reinertson
2009-10: Brandon Crick
2008-09: Brett Sundberg
2007-08: Trent Price 
2006-07: Drew Reynolds
2005-06: Judd Cornell


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