Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Tom Southard
The Observer 

Two State Golf Tournaments, Two Medals

Longhorn Payton Wise Takes Third In Her 2nd State Tourney


October 17, 2019

Lani Heeg / For The Observer

This happy foursome is caught on camera at the Class C Girls State Golf Tournament, where Payton Wise captured the third place medal with her rounds of 43-35-78 on Day One and 40-45-85 on Day Two for a two-day total of 163. First-year golfer Katie Heeg finished 67th in the field of 94 golfers with rounds of 114-106-220. Left to right: Coach Katie Culek, Katie Heeg, Coach Chad Wise and Payton Wise.

Congrats going out to Kimball High sophomore Payton Wise for her awesome play in the Nebraska State Class C Girl's State Golf Tournament that concluded this past Tuesday afternoon in North Platte.

From field of 94 golfers, Miss Wise finished third to earn her second state medal in her second season of high school golf. In Monday's first day play Payton shot a round of 43-35=78 leaving her in a tie for the lead with a young lady from Boone Central. According to coach Katie Culek the weather was "perfect with no wind". Payton had 23 putts on the front nine but came roaring back to shoot 1 un...

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