Edina’s Wetzel, Northfield’s Stevens, Rosemount’s Rexing share AAA State Golf title

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The Class AAA boys golf championship crowned three champions today as defending champion Nate Stevens of Northfield, Rosemount’s Owen Rexing and Edina’s Jack Wetzel – all seniors – finished the tournament 4-under par. It’s the fourth time in history three players have shared the title.

Click the video box on this page to watch KSTP Sports’ extended highlights of the final round at the Class AAA Boys State Golf Tournament, and post-round interviews will co-champions Jack Wetzel, Nate Stevens and Owen Rexing

Stevens birdied the 17th hole to take him to -5 for the tournament and a share of the lead with Wetzel.

Wetzel birdied number eleven to take him to -5 for the tournament, before the rains came.

Rexing quietly crept into contention with birdies on 16 and 18 to take him to -4 for the tournament.

After a bogey on 18 for Stevens, both Stevens and Rexing went into the clubhouse at -4, forced to sweat out Wetzel’s final few holes.

With rain coming down, Wetzel bogeyed the sixteenth to drop back into a three-way tie at -4. He parred the 17th to set up final-hole drama on 18. Wetzel calmly stuck his approach on 18 to within ten feet on his second shot setting up a potential title-winning putt.

“I was watching the leaderboard on 18 and knew if I birdied the final hole that I’d win the tournament outright,” Wetzel said after the round.

His would-be winning putt slid ever-so-slightly past the left side of the hole, but Wetzeal tapped in for par to seal the three-way tie.

After the round, when asked if they would have liked to settle the tie on the course with a playoff, each champion gave a resounding ‘yes’.

But, MSHSL rules don’t allow for playoffs, rather awarding the co-championships.

Wetzel helped his Edina squad win the Class AAA Team Championship

Click here for the full Class AAA Individual leaderboard

Click here for the full Class AAA Team leaderboard

RELATED: Boys State Golf: Northfield’s defending champ Stevens, Edina’s Wetzel tied after Round 1


St. Croix Lutheran’s Sam Udovich went 71-71 to win the Class AA Individual Tournament.

He finised two strokes up on Southwest Christian’s Jacob Ferrin.

Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa’s Anders Larson and Perham’s Marcus Belka finished tied for third three shots off Udovich’s lead.

Pine Island / Zumbrota-Mazeppa won the Class AA team title ahead of Holy Family and Roseau.

Click here for Class AA Individual results

Click here for Class AA Team results


Cole Witherow from New Life Academy (Woodbury) won the Class A Individual title.

His 73-73–146 was one shot better than Fertile-Beltrami’s Rylin Petry.

Duluth Marshall’s Noah Sculler-Bender finished third.

Fertile-Beltrami won the team title ahead of Duluth Marshall and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa.

Click here for Class A Individual results

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