VERMILLION, South Dakota – Former Augusta University men's golf national champion and All-American, Broc Everett, won The Bluffs South Dakota Open on Sunday, June 23, 2019 for the first victory of his professional golf career.
From West Des Moines, Iowa, Everett finished 13-under-par at The Bluffs Golf Course after the three-day event June 21-23. He shot 66 (-6) in round and a 69 (-3) in round two. In a windy and rainy final day, Everett enjoyed a bogey-free Sunday to win the event by one stroke over Carson Shaake (Omaha, Neb.).
Everett started the tournament with three straight birdies. For the weekend, he totaled 18 birdies and posted two eagles in round two. The Dakotas Tour is an 18 event professional golf tour played in the Midwest states of Minnesota, Iowa, North and South Dakota. Professional golfers play for a total of approximately $750,000 over the course of a quick nine weeks, starting the week after the 4th of July and ending the week after Labor Day.
After winning the individual 2018 NCAA National Championship, Everett turned pro and competed on the Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada last summer. He also earned an exemption for the 2018 John Deere Classic on the PGA Tour, before making his way to The Dakotas Tour. A four-year player for the Jaguars, Everett capped off a stellar career by winning the individual 2018 NCAA National Championship title at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla. He was named an All-American and was an All-American Scholar as a senior in 2017-18. During his time he helped guide Augusta to four MEAC Championships, earned All-Region honors, and matched the low round school record with a 64.
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