Sports & Rec With Nate Wek

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In The Moment … June 4, 2020 Show 834 Hour 1

On Monday, the South Dakota Golf Association held a one of a kind event for high school senior golfers in the state, which was called the "Senior Showcase." It consisted of kids from all three girls classes and 'B' boys because all four of those divisions have their golf season in the Spring. SDPB's Nate Wek is with us to expand on the event.


In the Moment ... October 9, 2019 Show 676 Hour 1

SDPB sports and recreation reporter Nate Wek recaps the State High School Golf Tournament.


In The Moment ... June 5, 2019 Show 589 Hour 2

SDPB's Nate Wek stops by to visit about the South Dakota  Girls High School Golf Tournament.

Nate Wek: Sports Smorgasbord

May 29, 2019

In The Moment ... May 29, 2019 Show 584 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek discusses the State Track and Field Meet, the State Golf Tournament and national titles for South Dakota athletes.

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In The Moment ... August 8, 2018 Show 396 Hour 2

Next month the Minnehaha Country Club will host the PGA Tours Champion Event called the Sanford International sponsored by Cambria.

This is a pretty big event and there have been a few announcements that have made it even bigger. SDPB's Nate Wek was on the course recently and joins us today to talk about his experience.

Sanford Health and GreatLIFE Partner Over Golf

Aug 7, 2018
Jackie Hendry

Ahead of the Sanford International PGA TOUR event next month, the healthcare system has announced another golf-related partnership. Sanford Health and GreatLIFE are joining together for a variety of sponsorships. 

In The Moment ... July 25, 2018 Show 386 Hour 1

Nate Wek joined In The Moment with an update on Golf courses in South Dakota. 

Sand green courses are a growing trend all over South Dakota. Instead of putting on grass, you putt on sand. This trend is not completely unknown to SD as there a decent amount of courses in the state that have adopted the sand green philosophy.

Sanford Announces Great Shots Golf Center

Jun 7, 2018
Jackie Hendry

Sanford Health is expanding its Sports Complex in Sioux Falls with a facility focused entirely on golf. The space will include an interactive driving range and the Sanford POWER Golf Academy. 

Sanford Health President and CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft says the upcoming facility is called Great Shots. He says the $12 million project will combine sports medicine research with a year-round golfing facility, restaurant, and spaces for kids and corporate meetings.

Nate Wek's Weekly Sports & Rec Update

Apr 18, 2018
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In The Moment ... April 18, 2018 Show 318 Hour 1

How is the recent string of winter-like weather affecting spring athletics in South Dakota?  SDPB's Nate Wek looks into the world of postponements, cancellations and how disappointed student athletes are trying to persevere.

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In The Moment ... October 4, 2017 Show 191 Hour 1

SDPB's Nate Wek joins us each Wednesday with an update of the sports and recreation events throughout the state. This week we talk golf and Post 22.

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The state fall golf championships are currently underway in South Dakota. Class AA boys are competing at the Moccasin Creek Country Club in Aberdeen, while the Class A boys are at the Hart Ranch Golf Course in Rapid City. John Krogstrand with the South Dakota High School Activities Association says state golf is special because it’s all about the team.