The Columbia evening Missourian, April 19, 1921, Four Thirty O'Clock Edition, Page Five




Nebraska U. Will Stage First Contest of Missouri Valley.


LINCOLN, NEB., April 19- The first annual Missouri Valley golf tournament will be held May 20 and 21 under the auspices of the University of Nebraska. This is the first season golf has been played by Missouri Valley schools, but the Nebraska authorities are expecting a majority of the institutions to send teams to the tourney.

            The golf meet will be staged on the course of the Lincoln country club. No entry fees will be charged the teams Board and room for visiting team members will be furnished by the University of Nebraska golf club, the teams merely paying traveling expenses.

            Trophies will be awarded winners in the individual and team championships. Teams must be composed of at least four men and not more than six. The team championship is decided by total medal play of four men for eighteen holes, the lowest total score winning four first honors. Each team may enter six men, but only four will be permitted to compete. The team championship will be determined Friday, May 20, and Saturday, May 21. Rules of the United State Golf Association shall govern all play except when there is a conflict with local rules, in which case the latter shall take precedence.

            No one except members of the teams are eligible for entry in individual championship competition. Two or more entries may be made in the individual group but only two men from each institution may compete.

            All contestants must be eligible according to the rules of the Missouri Valley Conference.


Link to Columbia Evening Missourian article on Missouri Valley golf tournament



1921 Big Eight Conference Golf Championship